Upward Sun River
— The discovery at Upward Sun River is considered to be the first and earliest evidence of human remains in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic of North America. This archaeological site and the residential structure there dating to the Pleistocene contains child cremation remains.
Supporting Material: A Terminal Pleistocene Child Cremation and Residential Structure from Eastern Beringia. By Ben A. Potter, Joel D. Irish, Joshua D. Reuther, Carol Gelvin-Reymiller, Vance T. Holliday. Published 25, February 2011, Science 331, 1058 (2011)
Supporting Material: Upward Sun River Site Frequently Asked Questions | TCC related to the science and heritage of ancient human remains in Interior Alaska, Prepared by Dr. Ben Potter (University of Alaska Fairbanks) and Robert Sattler (Tanana Chiefs Conference)