Allen among the Ahtna: Encounters along Alaska's Copper River, 1885
Thursday, May 16th
UAF Ph.D. candidate Russ Vanderlugt presents his recent research on Lieutenant Henry T. Allen's trans-Alaska expedition of 1885, specifically highlighting fieldwork conducted along the Copper River.
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Popularly known as the Lewis and Clark of Alaska, Allen's expedition provides a unique storybook of humankind, illustrating the evolution of cultural and geographic knowledge in Alaska's interior through interactions between Indigenous inhabitants and Army personnel.
Father Andrew P. Kashevaroff State Library, Archives, and Museum
395 Whittier St
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Overcast and 63 F at Juneau, Juneau International Airport, AK
Winds are West at 6.9 MPH (6 KT). The pressure is 997.6 mb and the humidity is 73%. The wind chill is 63. Last Updated on Jul 17 2019, 2:53 pm AKDT.