Society > History

Alaska GenWeb Project
Historical, census, and Alaska Native maps, historical borough information, photographs, and Alaska Native materials and links, among others.

Alaskool: Alaska Native Curriculum Project
Alaskool brings together the knowledge of teachers, elders, and community members in various parts of Alaska and combines it with university-based specialists to develop curricula on Alaska Native studies and language.

Arctic Resources and Transportation Information System (ARCTIS)
ARCTIS is a Norwegian initiative and a gateway to know-how for businesses, governments, and the educational community on shipping, transportation infrastructure, logistics and non-living resources in the Arctic. Topics are organized into categories that include Arctic Transportation Research, Marine Transport and Logistics, and Arctic Energy and Mineral Resources.

National Park Service > Prehistory of Alaska
An overview of the prehistory of Alaska (prior to 4000 BP), late Prehistory, and the cultural resources (archaeology, history, ethnography) in each national park and preserve in Alaska, as well as regional knowledge.

National Park Service > Archaeological Overview of Alaska  
A thorough overview of archaeology in Alaska that starts with prehistory. Topics addressed include the Paleoarctic, Paleoindian, and  Northern Archaic traditions.

National Park Service > Integrated Resource Management Applications (IRMA) Portal
IRMA is the beginnings of a "one-stop" for data and information on park-related cultural and natural resources. Access to documents, reports, publications, data sets, and park species lists, among others, is available.

State of Alaska Office of History and Archaeology > Alaska's Geographic Names Program
The Alaska Historical Commission reviews names proposed for lakes, streams, mountains, and other physical features in the state. Resources on the site include naming guidelines, applications, and checklists.

State of Alaska Office of History & Archaeology > Alaska Historical Commission

The Alaska Historical Commission is a forum for citizens' voices in the development of state history policy. It advises the Governor of Alaska on programs concerning history and prehistory, historic sites and buildings, and geographic names, and addresses other issues related to history and ethnic Alaskans.

US Fish and Wildlife Service > Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska Region >
Potential Impacts of Proposed Oil and Gas Development on the Arctic Refuge's Coastal Plain
Full text of the 2001 report Potential Impacts of Proposed Oil and Gas Development on the Arctic Refuge's Coastal Plain: Historical Overview and Issues of Concern.

University of Alaska Fairbanks > Dictionary of Alaska Place Names
An alphabetical list of geographic names that have been or currently are used for places and features of the Alaska landscape, along with information on the origins, history, and spelling variations of each name.