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Unstable Ground: Chenega Stories

Mother Lost Toddler When '64 Tsunami Wiped Coastal Village

Had Alaska’s 1964 earthquake happened just a half-hour earlier than it did, many people would have been spared, but as it happened, life in Chenega was busy on the beaches and coastline where the many lived.

'Still No Closure' for Chenega Survivors of ’64 Tsunami

(img1)Unstable Ground Chenega Survivors

The Chenega tribe lost more than one-third its population in 1964 when a tsunami triggered by the Good Friday Earthquake destroyed their village.

Unstable Ground: Chenega