Tag Archives: Yupik

New Publication in Archaeologies Journal

Delighted to share that a paper Charlotta and I wrote for Archaeologies about the Nunalleq Educational Resource was published this morning! It is open access and you can read it here: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11759-020-09399-3

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 […]

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 […]