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Russian fur traders massacre Sugpiaq on Kodiak Island
Russian fur traders, led by Grigorii Shelikhov, overwhelm the Sugpiaq (Yup’ik, Alutiiq) in a bloody massacre ...
Russian missionaries come to Kodiak, Alaska
The first Russian Orthodox missionaries arrive at Kodiak and begin trying to convert the Sugpiaq (Yup’ ...
Czar Paul I charters the Russian-American Company
The Russian Czar Paul I grants the Russian-American Company a charter with exclusive rights to the fur ...
Russians open the first pharmacy in Alaska
The new pharmacy serves the growing Russian population in the capital city of Sitka. It dispenses medicine ...