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Saturday, September 21 • 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Discover Indigenous Artifacts on an actual Archeology Dig - 1-3PM
At the Green River Preserve, Martha Wallace has been the Chief Archeologist and has been active with ongoing projects for the past 6 years. You will have the opportunity to actually participate in a dig for Native Artifacts. You will also learn about the general basics of field of archaeology - site identification, phases of excavation, techniques of excavation, soil identification, artifact collection, artifact identification, feature identification, site mapping...
You will examine artifacts found on GRP, including artifacts from 10,000 BC to 500 AD. Also, we we'll discuss how projectiles and tools are created by flintknapping with rocks.
In addition, Martha will have an excavation unit open, and you will be able to assist in excavating with shovels, trowels, screens, collecting artifacts and assigning provenience... -weather permitting;
In the case of rain, you will discover lab techniques - including washing, identifying and cataloging artifacts, analysis of artifacts...

Saturday September 21, 2019 1:00pm - 3:00pm PDT
Pursuit Village Medterra Tent