Kodiak Tradition

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Early Arctic coastally based hunter‐gatherer communities living on Kodiak Island and the adjacent mainland of Alaska in the period 4000 bc through to historic times. Characterized by the extensive use of chipped basalt and polished slate in the production of tools and weapons. The subsistence economy, probably derived from Ocean Bay Traditions, was based on hunting sea mammals, salmon fishing, and caribou hunting.

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