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    Kobuk Valley

    National Park Alaska

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National Park Service
PO Box 1029
Kotzebue, AK 99752

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Northwest Arctic Heritage Center

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Did You Know?

Two rustic cabins surrounded by trees. The large one sits on the ground and the small one sits on stilts to protect stored food from animals

In 1940, archeologist J. Louis Giddings traveled down the Kobuk River on a homemade raft, with three young Native men as guides. They found many ancient house depressions, including one at Onion Portage in Kobuk Valley National Park. The site is now believed to be about 10,000 years old.