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Archaeological find at Snohomish County site __ "State archaeologists believe they've found one of the best preserved sites of human activity from what's known as the Olcott period, 4,500 to 9,000 years ago."  A news article - From heraldnet.com - http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20090621/NEWS01/706219813&news01ad%3D1


Archaeological sites in Washington State __ A lesson plan about archaeological sites in Washington.  Goals and procedure. - From evergreen.edu - http://nwindian.evergreen.edu/curriculum/Archaeology.pdf


Archaeology at an Insane Asylum __ "Imagine the Archaeology Department’s surprise when they got a call from the WA State Archives requesting help with 12 boxes of artifacts from the Insane Asylum of Washington Territory."  Learn about the subsequent research. - illustrated - From burkemuseum.blogspot.com - http://burkemuseum.blogspot.com/2011/12/archaeology-at-insane-asylum.html  


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


Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation __ "We advocate for the preservation of Washington's irreplaceable historic and cultural resources—significant buildings, structures, sites, objects, and districts—as assets for the future."  Learn about the department, goals and accomplishments. - illustrated - From wa.gov - http://www.dahp.wa.gov/



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


Digging into history, archaeology at the fort __ "Annual field school provides students with real-world experience"  Read about the experiences there and about research results. A news article - illustrated - From columbian.com - http://www.columbian.com/news/2011/jul/19/digging-into-history-archaeology-at-the-fort/ 


East Wenatchee Clovis Site Artifacts __ Pictures and descriptions of Clovis artifacts from the East Wenatchee Clovis site in the state of Washington. - illustrated - From lithiccastinglab.com - http://lithiccastinglab.com/gallery-pages/2000decemberwenatcheeclovis.htm


East Wenatchee (Washington) __ A brief overview of this Clovis site. - From K. Kris Hirst/about.com - http://archaeology.about.com/od/eterms/g/richeyroberts.htm

Hoko River Archeological Site __ "The Hoko River Archeological Site complex, located in Clallam County in the northwestern part of the U.S. state of Washington, is a 2,500-year-old fishing camp."  An encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - from wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hoko_River_Archeological_Site


The Lind Coulee Site __ Brief but good overview of the Lind Coulee site. - From wsu.edu - http://www.archaeology.wsu.edu/lindcoulee/LindCoulee.html


Marmes Rock Shelter __ "The Marmes Rock Shelter, one of the world’s most exciting archaeological sites, is buried under the waters of Lake West, the reservoir behind Lower Monumental Dam, one of four federal dams on the lower Snake River in southeastern Washington. "  An overview of the history of research at this site. - illustrated - From nwcouncil.org - http://www.nwcouncil.org/history/marmesrockshelter.asp


Martin PBM Mariner Aircraft wreck __ This interesting essay is about a combination of aviation archaeology and under water archaeology.  Learn about the plane, how it got under water, and the results of the salvage operation. - From navy.mil - http://www.history.navy.mil/branches/org12-6c.htm 



National Park Service: Kennewick Man __ You will find documents providing background information and detailed reports of aspects of the work being done by the Department of the Interior on the controversy surrounding these human skeletal remains. - From National Park Service - http://www.cr.nps.gov/archeology/kennewick/


NPS Archeology Program: State Submerged Resources Laws __ Submerged archaeological law for the state of Washington. - From National Park Service - http://www.nps.gov/archeology/sites/stateSubmerged/washington.htm


Ozette Indian Village Archeological Site __ A brief overview and references - From enotes.com - http://www.enotes.com/topic/Ozette_Indian_Village_Archeological_Site   


Puget Sound Traditional Food and Diabetes __ "Collaborative research between tribal members, health care workers and archaeologists...will, for the first time, use archaeological and historic data to develop a long-term picture of Native American diet in Puget Sound, and be a source of information about the potentially therapeutic value of traditional foods." - From faculty.washington.edu - http://faculty.washington.edu/plape/tradfoods/tradfood.htm 
Reason Magazine __ October 1997 - "A federal law stands between scientists and America's prehistoric past. You can read about what that means and get some of the background on Kennewick Man." - By Reason Magazine - http://www.reason.com/9710/col.miller.html

Research - Archaeology - Burke Museum __ Scroll down the page to find reports and abstracts of archaeological research in Washington. a few sites are from out of state but the most are within Washington state. - illustrated - From Burk Museum - http://www.washington.edu/burkemuseum/collections/archaeology/research.php 


Special Report: A Battle Over Bones __ "An 8,400-year-old skeleton found in Washington State has become the subject of a legal battle between scientists, who want it studied, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which was planning to turn it over to five American Indian tribes, several of which want it reburied immediately." - illustrated - From Archaeological Institute of America - http://www.archaeology.org/9701/etc/specialreport.html 


Washington Archaeological Law __ A full explanation Washington state archaeological law - From burkemuseum.org - http://www.burkemuseum.org/archaeology/laws


Washington Archaeology Museum Directory __ List of archaeology museums in the satate of Washington - From museumsusa.org - http://www.museumsusa.org/museums/?k=1271407%2CCategoryID%3A1601640%3BState%3AWA%3Bdirectoryid%3A200454

Washington Preservation Plan Profile __ Learn about the Washington preservation plan and its archaeological and historical content. - From National Park Service - http://www.cr.nps.gov/hps/pad/stateplans/washington.htm


Windust Caves Archaeological District __ An encyclopedic article with links to related materials - From Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windust_Caves_Archaeological_District


WSDOT - Cultural Resources __ "The Cultural Resources Program coordinates archaeological and historical work for WSDOT Regions, divisions, and project offices. We help the agency comply with state and federal cultural resource laws that apply to archaeological sites and historic structures."  Learn about the program, goals and accomplishments - From  wa.gov - http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/Environment/CulRes/default.htm   


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