Chaluka National Historic Landmark

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Quick Facts

Location:
Western Aleutian Islands, Alaska
Significance:
The Chaluka Site contributes significant data about the origins and history of the Aleut people and their culture.
Designation:
National Historic Landmark, since December 29, 1962
OPEN TO PUBLIC:
No
MANAGED BY:
Chaluka Corporation

The Chaluka Site National Historic Landmark, on Umnak Island, contains a large stratified village mound, with cultural levels dating from as early as 3,000 - 4,000 years ago and representing several Aleutian cultural periods.

The site has contributed significant data on the origins and evolution of the Aleut people and culture since it was first excavated over 40 years ago.

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