Xaasaa Na’ – Upward Sun River Discovery

Will Mayo, Executive Director of Tribal Government and Client Development,  Jerry Isaac, former TCC President, and Bob Sattler, TCC Archaeologist,  participated with University personnel, press, and other contributors held an audioconference on November 10th regarding the Upward Sun River Discovery.   Xaasaa Na’  (the Upward Sun River Discovery) is a recent discovery, in routes between Fairbanks and Delta Junction, which includes the remains of …

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Upward Sun River Site Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions related to the science and heritage of ancient human remains in Interior Alaska Prepared by Dr. Ben Potter (University of Alaska Fairbanks) and Robert Sattler (Tanana Chiefs Conference) Media contacts:Tanana Chiefs Conference (www.tananachiefs.org)Marmian Grimes, University of Alaska FairbanksPeter West, National Science Foundation Science of the Xaasaa Na’ site (Upward Sun River site) Q: What was found at …

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Archeologists Discover Remains of Ice Age Infants in Alaska

CONTACT: Marmian Grimes(907)474-7902mlgrimes@alaska.edu FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  The remains of two Ice Age infants, buried more than 11,000 years ago at a site in Alaska, represent the youngest human remains ever found in the North American Arctic, according to a new paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The site and its artifacts provide new insights into …

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