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Archaeologists debating dung in Rohnert Park __ "...an Oregon scientist whose research team uncovered in south-central Oregon evidence — a tool and traces of human DNA in dung — that some experts agree points to a human presence in North America dating back 14,207 years."  Learn why this is a controversial find. - From rohnertpark.towns - http://rohnertpark.towns.pressdemocrat.com/2011/03/news/archaeologists-debating-dung-in-rohnert-park/

 

Archaeology of the Lakes Basin __ "The story of Oregon's past begins in the Lakes Basin. The oldest archaeological site in the state is Fort Rock Cave, located at the eastern edge of the Deschutes National Forest north of Silver Lake."  A general overview - From oregonexplorer.info - http://oregonexplorer.info/lakes/NativeAmericans/LakesBasinArchaeology

 

Archaeology of Oregon Publication __ Online book covering the various archaeological regions of Oregon and more.  "The chapters of Archaeology of Oregon are Adobe Acrobat PDF files and range in size from 1.2 MB to 16.6 MB. Allow some extra time, they may open slowly." - From blm.gov - http://www.blm.gov/or/resources/heritage/cularcheooregon.php

 

Category:Archaeological sites in Oregon __ Index of articles relating to Oregon archaeology found in Wikipedia. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Archaeological_sites_in_Oregon  


dig: Oregon Archaeology Events __ "dig's guide to special archaeological programs, events, and exhibits in Oregon" - From digonsite.com - http://www.digonsite.com/guide/oregon.html

 

Discovery by Oregon archaeologist looks 12,000 years into past at people who settled the West Coast __ "A trove of Stone-Age tools, discarded shells and animal bones unearthed by a University of Oregon anthropologist and others open a new window on lives of the long-vanished people who settled the West Coast more than 12,000 years ago. "  A news article. - illustrated - From oregonlive.com - http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2011/03/discovery_by_oregon_archaeolog.html

 

Finding Pre-Clovis Humans in the Oregon High Desert __ "In this interview, conducted at Paisley Five Mile Point Caves on June 13, 2007, by Rick Pettigrew of ALI, Dr. Dennis Jenkins describes the remarkable discovery of human DNA in coprolites dated between 14,000 and 15,000 calibrated years ago."  You may play the interview with either Windows Media Player or RealPlayer - From archaeologychannel.org - http://www.archaeologychannel.org/content/vidint/jenkinsint.html   

 

 

 

Greaser Petroglyph Site __ An encyclopedic article with links to related material. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greaser_Petroglyph_Site

 

Guidelines for Conducting Field Archaeology in Oregon __ Full text of the guidelines.  A PDF file - From oregon.gov - http://www.oregon.gov/OPRD/HCD/ARCH/docs/draft_field_guidelines.pdf  

 

Home - Oregon Archaeology __ An introduction to Oregon archaeology with an emphasis on the prehistoric side.  A lot of information. - From oregon-archaeology.com - http://www.oregon-archaeology.com/  


Meier Site (Oregon) __ You will find data, artifacts, and a three-dimensional reconstruction from research at this Multnomah II period (Late Pacific) Chinookan plank house. - illustrated - From Cameron M. Smith - http://web.pdx.edu/~b5cs/virtualmeier/gateway.html

 

Obsidian Source Characterization and Hydration Analysis at the Connley Caves (35LK50) in South-Central Oregon __ "The Connley Caves are located near Paulina Marsh in the Fort Rock Basin of Central Oregon. UO field school investigations at the Caves have identified seven primary strata..."  Report on results of 2012 summer school research at the caves. - illustrated - From uoregon.edu - http://pages.uoregon.edu/ftrock/connley_caves_description.php 

 

Oregon Archaeological Society __ Learn about the society, its activities, goals and plans for the future. there is general information about membership, scholarships, events, articles and much more. - From Oregon Archaeological Society - illustrated - From Oregon Archaeological Society - http://www.oregonarchaeological.org/

 

 

Oregon Archaeology __ An overview. "The largest funder of archaeological research in Oregon is the Department of Transportation (ODOT). The growth of Oregon together with bridge replacements and safety improvements to our highways create potential impacts to archaeological sites." this and links to more. - illustrated - from Julie Schablitsky - http://home.teleport.com/~julschab/oregon.html

 

Oregon Archaeology __ Here is a web page about the prehistory and history of Oregon by former State Archaeologist, Leland Gilson.  Good material here. - illustrated - From oregon-archaeology.com - http://oregon-archaeology.com/

 

Oregon Archaeology: Excavation Yields Old Shoe __ Well, the shoe is 9000 years old.  An overview explaining just how important the find is. - From suite101.com - http://www.suite101.com/content/oregon-archeology-sandal-in-the-cave-a68279

 

Oregon Archaeology Museum Directory __ List of archaeology museums in Oregon - From museumsusa.org - http://www.museumsusa.org/museums/?k=1271407%2CCategoryID%3A1601640%3BState%3AOR%3BDirectoryID%3A200454

 

Oregon | Northwest Coast Archaeology __ Excellent blog with many articles about Oregon archaeology. - illustrated - From Unknown - http://qmackie.wordpress.com/tag/oregon/ 

 

Oregon Parks & Recreation Dept.: Heritage Conservation: Archaeological Services Cultural resource management __ Learn about the rules, regulations and duties of this department. - From oregon.gov - http://www.oregon.gov/OPRD/HCD/ARCH/arch_crm.shtml  

 

Oregon Preservation Plan Profile __ Learn about the Oregon preservation plan and how it relates to archaeology in the state. - From National Park Service - http://www.cr.nps.gov/hps/pad/stateplans/oregon.htm

 

Oregon Rock Art History __ A good overview with lots of embedded links to additional materials. - From oregonrockart.com - http://www.oregonrockart.com/history.htm

 

 

Paisley Caves __ An encyclopedic article with links to related material. "One of the caves may contain archaeological evidence of the oldest definitively-dated human presence in North America." - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paisley_Caves

 

Pyroculture Adaptation - Oregon Archaeology __ Learn about Oregon's Late Archaic Period when Oregon was one of the most densely populated regions in the country.  You will find a very detailed overview. -  illustrated - From oregon-archaeology.com - http://www.oregon-archaeology.com/archaeology/oregon/pyroculture.php#tualatin


Research on the Oregon Coast __ This is a general and brief overview of archaeological research on the Oregon coast. - photo - From - Madonna L. Moss, University of Oregon - http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~mmoss/research2.htm

 

Sunken Village Archeological Site __ "Sunken Village is the archeological remains of a Chinook settlement (1250-1750 AD) which is extraordinarily well preserved."  Kearn about looting and the problems for researchers. - From nps.gov - http://tps.cr.nps.gov/nhl/detail.cfm?ResourceId=2081&ResourceType=Site 
 

 

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