Tag Archives: Alaska

Our Educational Resource for Nunalleq is Now Online and Free to Download!

We are very excited to announce that the first release of our educational resource for Nunalleq is finished and available for Mac and PC! “What was life like for Yup’ik people living on the Bering Sea coast 500 years ago? Nunalleq: Stories from the Village of Our Ancestors is a free interactive educational resource for Mac […]

The Nunalleq Project in The Conversation UK

Excited to have an article I wrote about my experiences working in Quinhagak published in The Conversation UK! Of late I’ve met a few negative attitudes towards the Nunalleq collection being housed in the village rather than a big city museum, so I wrote this as a personal account to take those people by the […]

How Did You Live? Writing a Song for Nunalleq

Another update on the material coming together for Nunalleq: Stories from the Village of Our Ancestors – the interactive educational computer program we’ve been working on which is due for release in early 2019… Part of my work during the 2018 field season was to begin recording stories, insights and local knowledge as sound bites […]

Nunalleq: Stories from the Village of our Ancestors — Nunalleq 2018

Hi folks, Alice here checking in for my much overdue blog post this season (sorry Charlotta!). For the past year and a half I’ve been working on developing an educational resource for the site aimed at elementary schoolkids to share the story of the Nunalleq Archaeology Project. It runs like a computer program so when […] […]

Adventures in Alaska

Last week I returned home after spending just shy of a month working in Quinhagak, Alaska excavating a pre-contact Yup’ik sod house at Nunalleq. I’d known about this dig for a number of years, after Dr Gordon Noble (head of archaeology at Aberdeen Uni) snuck me down to the storeroom to have a peek at […]