Publications about Upper Kuskokwim Culture and History

Documents printed on the Upper Kuskokwim Region written by explorers, historians, and others on the geography, families and culture.

A Contribution to the Archaeology of the Upper Kuskokwim, LeFebre, Charlene Craft. American Antiquity 21, no.3 (January 1956): 268-274.

A History of the Denali – Mt. McKinley Region, Historic Resource Study of Denali National Park and Preserve – Volume 1 – Historical Narrative, Brown, William E. Santa Fe, New Mexico: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Southwest Regional Office, 1991. http://www.nps.gov/history/history/online_books/dena/hrs.htm

An Exploration to Mount McKinley, America’s Highest Mountain, Brooks, Alfred H. Smithsonian Institution Annual Report (1903): 407-425. Previously published in Journal of Geography (Chicago) v. II, no. 9 (Nov. 1903): 439-469. http://catalog.hathitrust.org/api/volumes/oclc/29088648.html

An Overview and Assessment of Archeological Resources, Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska, Griffin, Kristen and Dianne Gudgel-Holmes. Research/Resources Management Report/ National Park Service, Alaska Region, AR-16. Anchorage: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Alaska Regional Office, 1990

Blazing Alaska’s Trails. Brooks, Alfred Hulse. College, AK: University of Alaska / Washington: Institute of North America, 1953. http://www.netlibrary.com/urlapi.asp?action=summary&v=1&bookid=22207

Chief Sesui and Lieutenant Herron: A Story of Who Controls the Bacon, Schneider, William. Alaska History 1, no. 2 (Fall/Winter 1985-86): 1-18.

Denali: Deception, Defeat, & Triumph, Cook, Dr. Fredrick, Belmore Brown, and Hudson Stuck. Seattle, WA: Mountaineers Books, 2001.

Denali: Early Photographs of Our National Parks, Haigh, Jane. Whitehorse, Yukon: Wolf Creek Books Inc., 2000.

Dickinanek’ Hwt’ana: A History of the People of the Upper Kuskokwim who Live in Nikolai and Telida, Collins, Raymond Lewis. McGrath, AK: National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, Denali National Park and Preserve, 2000. http://www.nps.gov/dena/historyculture/upload/Dichinanek Hwtana.pdf

E.W. Nelson’s Notes on the Indians of The Yukon and Innoko Rivers, Alaska, Vanstone, James W. Fieldiana: Anthropology 70. Chicago: Field Museum of Natural History, 1978. http://www.archive.org/details/ewnelsonsnoteson70nels

Espiscopal Records and 1900 Census Records for Lower Tanana River, Gudgel-Holmes, Diane, 1982. UK982G1982

Explorations in Alaska, 1899, for an All-American Overland Route From Cook Inlet, Pacific Ocean, to the Yukon, Herron, Joseph S., First Lieut. 8th Calvary. Adjutant-General’s Office. Military Information Division no. 31.Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, March 1901.

Extract of Alaska’s Kuskokwim River Region, A History, Brown, Charles Michael. Anchorage, AK: Bureau of Land Management State Office, 1985. http://dnr.alaska.gov/mlw/nav/rdi/kuskokwimriver/kuskokwimriver_historical.pdf

Final Environmental Assessment of the Upper Kuskokwim/NYAC Planning Blocks for Mineral Leasing Mineral Entry and Settlement, Anchorage District Office, Bureau of Land Management. Alaska: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, June 1983.

Great Kuskokwim a New Land of Promise, Sleem, D.H., Md. Alaska – Yukon Magazine, November 1910: 295-301

Historic Settlements Along the Kuskokwim River, Alaska, Oswalt, Wendall H. Juneau, AK: Alaska Division of State Libraries and Museums, 1980.

Ingalik Material Culture, Osgood, Cornelius. Yale University Publications in Anthropology 22. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press 1940. Reprinted, New Haven, CT: Human Relations Area Files Press, 1970.

Ingalik Social Culture, Osgood, Cornelius. Yale University Publications in Anthropology 53. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1958.

Interior Alaska A Journey Through Time, Aigner, Jean S., Robert M. Thorson, R. Dale Guthrie, Mary Lee Guthrie, Richard K. Nelson and William Samuel Schneider, eds. Anchorage, AK: Alaska Geographic Society, 1986.

Into an Unknown Country, The Recollections and Journals of an Alaskan Expedition – 1898, Spurr, J. Edward. Ray Naddy, Editor. Alaska Magazine 41 (June 1975): 9-13.

Into an Unknown Country, The Recollections and Journals of an Alaskan Expedition – 1898, Spurr, J. Edward. Ray Naddy, Editor. Alaska Magazine 41 (July 1975): 14-17, 54-55

Into an Unknown Country, The Recollections and Journals of an Alaskan Expedition – 1898, Spurr, J. Edward. Ray Naddy, Editor. Alaska Magazine 41 (August 1975): 29-32, 50.

Lieutenant Zagoskin’s Travels in Russian America, 1842-1844, the First Ethnographic and Geographic Investigations in the Yukon and Kuskokwim Valleys of Alaska, Michael, Henry N., Editor. Anthropology of the North: Translations from Russian Sources 7. Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press, 1967.

Russian Exploration in Interior Alaska, Vanstone, James W. Pacific Northwest Quarterly 50, no. 2 (April 1959): 37-47

Subsistence Resource Use in the Proposed North Addition to Mt. McKinley National Park, Bishop, Richard, H. Anthropology and Historic Preservation, Cooperative Park Studies Unit – Occasional Paper no. 17. Fairbanks: University of Alaska, 1978.

Ten Thousand Miles With a Dog Sled, Stuck, Hudson. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1915. Unabridged facsimile of 1915 edition. N.p.: Elibron Classics, Adamant Media Corporation, 2005. http://books.google.com/books?id=1WB7AAAAMAAJ

The Kolchan: Delineation of a New Northern Athabascan Indian Group, Hosley, Edward H. Arctic 21, no. 1 (March 1968) p. 6-11 http://arctic.synergiesprairies.ca/arctic/index.php/arctic/article/viewFile/3241/3217

The Kuskokwim River – Alaska’s Neglected Highway, Priestly, W.E. Alaska – Yukon Magazine, July 1909: 275-282.

The Last of the Telidas Tells His Story, Craft, Charlene. Farthest North Collegian, March 1950, p. 13-15 & 28.

The Log of the Kuskokwim: An Exploration in Alaska, Spurr, Josiah, Edward. Petersham, MA: self-published by son Stephen H. Spurr, 1950.

The McGrath Ingalik, Hosley, Edward H. Anthropological Papers of the University of Alaska 9, no. 2 (May 1961): p. 93-113.

The Seward – Iditarod Trail, O’Cotter, Pat. Alaska – Yukon Magazine, July 1911: 33-35

The Upper Kuskokwim, Where the Future is Mercifully Slow, Morgan, Lael. Alaska Magazine 42 (January 1976): 33-38.
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