TITLE

THE SIRUK SITE, ALATNA RIVER, ALASKA: A KOYUKON WINTER HOUSE

AUTHOR(S)
Morlan, Richard E.
PUB. DATE
January 2000
SOURCE
Arctic Anthropology;2000, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes a semisubterranean house on the Alatna River, Alaska which was occupied by Koyukon Indians during one winter in the third quarter of the 19th century. Winter-dwelling style of the house that is typical of North American houses; Description of such houses from archaeological excavations; Living patterns of Koyukon people; Evidence for single- family occupation of the house; Faunal remains suggesting food shortage.
ACCESSION #
3632379

 

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