Historic settlements along the Kuskokwim River, Alaska

by Wendell H. Oswalt

Publisher: Alaska Division of State Libraries and Museums, Dept. of Education in Juneau, Alaska

Written in English
Published: Pages: 104 Downloads: 106
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  • Kuskokwim River Valley (Alaska),
  • Alaska,
  • Kuskokwim River Valley

Subjects:

  • Land settlement -- Alaska -- Kuskokwim River Valley -- History.,
  • Kuskokwim River Valley (Alaska) -- History, Local.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 96-104.

Statementby Wendell H. Oswalt.
SeriesAlaska State Library historical monograph ; no. 7, Historical monographs (Juneau) ;, no. 7.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF912.K85 O85
The Physical Object
Pagination104 p. :
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4242256M
LC Control Number80623186

Kuskokwim River: | | | Kuskokwim River | | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most.   The Yukon, which means “great river” in Gwich’in, is the largest river or watershed in Alaska and Yukon territories. At 1, km, the Kuskokwim River is the nation’s longest free-flowing river. The intertidal mudflats of the delta cover more than , ha. River Length: Miles long, making it the second longest river in the U.S. that runs within one state. River History: This region of Alaska, like many others, thrived on fur trading and the fishing industry. In the early 's the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta was home to a gold rush which established many of the remaining small towns and villages that are located along its shoreline. Kuskokwim: lt;div|>|||Coordinates|: |||||60°04′59″N| |°20′02″W|||| / |||°N °W|| / |60 World Heritage Encyclopedia, the.

Posts about Circle City written by Helen Hegener. The November-December issue, now printing, ranges widely across Alaska, from the early settlements of Tyonek and Knik to the frontier towns of Cordova, Chitina, and Valdez, and from the goldfields of the Fortymile District to the halls of the Territorial legislature in Juneau. Nikolai is an Upper Kuskokwim Athabascan village located in Interior Alaska on the south fork of the Kuskokwim River, 46 air miles east of McGrath. It has been relocated at least twice since the s. One of the former sites was reported in to have a population of six males. The present site was established around The Kuskokwim River is the second largest drainage in the state of Alaska. The glacially turbid mainstem is approximately miles long, originating from the interior headwaters of the Kuskokwim Mountains and the shadows of the Alaska Range. The Kuskokwim River flows in a southwest direction to the Bering Sea. [Ice road along Kuskokwim River a ‘blessing’ for villages] Now, the ice is “rotting out” so quickly the rescue group has issued dire warnings that people stay off it.

Looking along Kuskokwim River toward settlement of McGrath in distance, Alaska, September (AL+CA ).jpg × ; 16 KB Looking along Kuskokwim River, with buildings of McGrath at right, Alaska, September (AL+CA ).jpg × ; 24 KB.   Without the passes, Fairbanks probably wouldn’t exist, because human settlement north of the Alaska Range probably would have been on the Yukon River and its tributaries. And, we need no tunnels to cross the Alaska Range, like the thousands who pass through Colorado’s Eisenhower Tunnel that accommodates interstate route 70 at 11, feet. Bethel, a commercial center and medium-draft port on the Kuskokwim River, is the largest bush (rural) community in Alaska. An Eskimo trading center in the s, Bethel is still a marketplace for Eskimo ivory carvings, baskets and other craft items. The town’s Yupik Cultural Center features Native exhibits and demonstrations of dancing and. Alaska Board of Fisheries proposal book information for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

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Similar bracers made of driftwood stumps have been reported along the Kuskokwim River in southwestern Alaska (Alix and Brewster ). Houses had wooden floors, which are.

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Articles Bowkett, Norma Swain "Goodnight Irene: Memories of Seldovia," in THE ALASKA JOURNAL 13 (4) (Autumn ):   The Kuskokwim Corporation (TKC) was formed in when ten ANCSA (Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act) village corporations located along the middle region of the Kuskokwim River merged.

The villages include Lower Kalskag, Upper Kalskag, Aniak, Chuathbaluk, Napaimute, Crooked Creek, Red Devil, Georgetown, Sleetmute and Stony River. ALASKA’S KUSKOKWIM RIVER REGION A History By C. Michael Brown Bureau of Land Management State Office Anchorage, Alaska * The original document is over pages in length.

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Kuskokwim River Historical Sites from Napakiak to Akiak. The map is one of a series published in Wendell H.

Oswalt’s () Historic Settlements Along the Kuskokwim River, Alaska, Alaska State Library Historical Monograph No. 7, Alaska Division of State Libraries and Museums, Juneau, Alaska. Ingold was found along the George River near Georgetown, and a mining settlement was formed.

Both the river and the settlement were named for the first three traders at the site: George Fredericks, George Morgan and George Hoffman. By the summer ofabout prospectors were living in the vicinity.

historic, and 17 of mixed origin; however, new sites are discovered periodically and added to the Alaska Heritage Resource Database as reported. The majority of the prehistoric sites are situated along the major river drainages, especially the Goodnews, upper Kanektok, and Kwethluk Rivers.

Economic. OswALT] Historical Populations in Western Alaska extreme upper reaches of the Kuskokwim River, above the junction of the North Fork, were rather clearly Tanana (Hosley,p. 99). A complex area of occupany was along the central Kuskokwim River drainage, but two facts emerge from the partially conflicting reports.

First. This stretch of river sees a lot of motorboat traffic as one fishing lodge is found upstream and locals from Sleetmute maintain a few fish camps along here. The river is large and flowing at 3 mph and once you are on the Kuskokwim get over to the right side of the river as.

The first territorial school along the Kuskokwim River was built in at Napaimute. Bythe US census was reporting a Napaimute population ofhowever, the population then began to decline, and bythe village's last permanent resident had left the village. With the passage of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act in From its headwaters in the Alaska Range, the Kuskokwim River drains approximatelykm 2 along its 1,‐km course to the Bering Sea (Benke and Cushing ; Figure 1).

During –, Inconnu were captured from the mouth of the Johnson River upstream to the mouth of the Big River and were radio‐tagged. The river is quite braided along here and due to the sometimes low water, the biggest challenge is figuring out which channel to take when it splits, as it does often.

It is braided the entire way and the run down to the confluence with the Marsh Fork is about 25 miles as the GPS flies. Groepsportret van een Joepik familie Eskimo family on the Kuskokwim River, Alaska (uncivilized) (titel op object) Group portrait of a Joepik family Eskimo family on the Kuskokwim River, Alaska (uncivilized) (title object) Property Type: photomechanical print page Item number: RP-F Manufacturer: Photographer: Hartmann.English: McPherson number: K PH Coll b.

Photograph from album created in circa by James Lennox McPherson, a civil engineer, that documents the activities of the Kuskokwim Reconnaissance survey party (known as Party No.

11 of the Alaska Railroad Commission expedition).The Kuskokwim Corporation (TKC) was formed in when ten ANCSA (Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act) village corporations located along the middle region of the Kuskokwim River merged.

The villages include Lower Kalskag, Upper Kalskag, Aniak, Chuathbaluk, Napaimute, Crooked Creek, Red Devil, Georgetown, Sleetmute and Stony River.