Seeing Arthur's arms covered in bruises, she rang the authorities.
She then realised the bruises weren't actually caused Stacey - but by that time it was too late to stop social services coming.
The archaeologists have found tens of thousands of artifacts—most made of wood or other organic materials, preserved only because they had been embedded in permafrost—that are providing a rare glimpse of precontact Yup’ik life.
The site has been dubbed Nunalleq, which means “Old Village” in the Yup’ik language.
We followed the tide line and saw more and more evidence of wooden artifacts.
A couple miles down the beach, we could see where they were coming from.” A dark midden partially concealed carved wooden shafts and half of a bentwood bowl.
“There’s so much information there.” Among the most striking finds has been evidence of a period of fierce internecine conflict that may have gone on for hundreds of years.
are related to the Inuit peoples who live in territories across Alaska, northern Canada, and Greenland, and share with them a common origin in Siberia and Asia.
Since 2009, Knecht has led an excavation team there for up to six weeks each summer.