Event Name: Spokane Archaeology Day
Location: Courtyard/Lawn
Event Date: Saturday, 10/1/2022
Event Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Duration: 5 hours

SPOKANE ARCHAEOLOGY DAY

When: Saturday, October 1, 2022, 10 am – 3 pm

Cost: Free admission

Location: Museum campus outdoors and Eric A. Johnston Auditorium

Participate in this free annual community family-oriented event that includes a variety of scholarly talks and family-related activities. Talks, followed by Activity booths participating are listed below. 

Talks on Archaeological Topics and Times (Eric A. Johnston Auditorium)

10:30-11:15am  - Andrew Goldman "Helmets from the Deep: Underwater Finds from the Battle of the Aegates Islands (241 BCE)" - LIVE

11:30-11:50 am - Molly Carney "Bulbs and biographies, Pine nuts and palimpsests: Exploring plant food diversity in the Pend Oreille Valley, WA" - PRE-RECORDED

12:30-12:50 pm - Adam Rorabaugh "9,000 Years of Continuity on the Columbia- A New Look at the Radiocarbon Dates of the Wells Dam Reservoir" - LIVE

1:00-1:20 pm - Kevin Lyons "Searching for an Authentic Indigenous History in the Near Places" - LIVE

1:30 - 1:50 pm - Molly Carney "Bulbs and biographies, Pine nuts and palimpsests: Exploring plant food diversity in the Pend Oreille Valley, WA" - PRE-RECORDED

Booths and Hosts (Outdoors Museum Campus)

Welcome - station to register and pick up booth map/AWA tote bags. etc., Atlatl Toss - US Fish and Wildlife Service, Ask an Archaeologist/Mock Survey - AIA/EWU, Rock Art - US Fish and Wildlife Service, Flintknapping - Colville National Forest, Historic Artifacts - Colville National Forest, Zooarchaeology - Kalispel Tribe and Colville National Forest, Archaeologist Mentoring - AWA, Site Interpretation - Bureau of Land Management , Stone Tools - Bureau of Land Management, Mock Excavation - Archaeological and Historical Services/EWU, Geoarchaeology - Archaeological and Historical Services/EWU, Ethnobotany and Microfossils - Washington State University/SFCC

*Food Truck Participating