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UAF Students Uncover Clues to Alaska's Past

Submitted by Carla Browning
Phone: (907) 474-7778


Luke Schulze in the fieldUAF anthropology graduate student Luke Schulze makes notes in his field journal during excavation at a site near the Gerstle River in Interior Alaska in June 2003. Schulze and other students attended a two-week field camp at the site which was sponsored by Northern Land Use Research, Inc. and the UAF anthropology department. The group uncovered several mammal bones and human artifacts dating between 6,000 and 12,000 years old.

For more information contact: Ben Potter, instructor at (907) 474-6752 or e-mail ftbap@uaf.edu or S. Craig Gerlach, anthropology professor at (907) 474-6752 or e-mail ffscg@uaf.edu.

Information available on the web at www.uaf.edu/anthro/field_2003.html

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