Place

Chaluka Site National Historic Landmark

Black and white photo of Nikolski Village with a small Russian Orthodox Church in the midground.
Chaluka National Historic Landmark is near Nikolski, Aleutian Islands, Alaska

Courtesy of Historic American Buildings Survey

Quick Facts

 

The Chaluka Site National Historic Landmark is a large village mound site. Villages at Chaluka have been dated to at least 4,000 years old. The Chaluka Site National Historic Landmark represents several periods of early Aleutian culture.

The site has contributed significantly to our understanding of the origins and evolution of Aleutian culture since it was first studied over 40 years ago.

 

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Last updated: April 15, 2020