Chaluka National Historic Landmark

Black and white photograph of Nikolski Village, Alaska
Nikolski Village near the Chaluka Site National Historic Landmark in Alaska

NPS HABS 1990

Quick Facts

Location:
Western Aleutian Islands, Alaska
Significance:
The Chaluka Site has important information about the origins and history of Aleutian culture
Designation:
National Historic Landmark, since December 29, 1962
OPEN TO PUBLIC:
No
MANAGED BY:
Chaluka Corporation

The Chaluka Site National Historic Landmark is a large village mound site. Human settlements 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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