February 28, 2013 | Vol. 39, No. 9

Stikine skull a millennium old

WRANGELL — After carbon testing, a skull found on Government Slough last year has been found to be more that 1,000 years old – and is of Native Alaskan heritage.

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The skull found last year by Vena Stough on Government Slough has been determined to be more than 1,080 years old. The determination was made after the University of Utah performed radiocarbon date testing to find its relative age.

The skull, which was discovered by Wrangellite Vena Stough while hunting near the...

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