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					                 DEPARTMENTOF ANTHROPOLOGY                                                      SPRING1990




                           WSUAnthropologistsin Alaska

Paul Gleeson '80, Chuck                                                                               of Aurora, the monograph
Holmes '84, Jim Payne '83,                                                                            seriesof the association. He
Doug Reger '8L, and Bob                                                                               is also an active hockey
Shaw'83, all Ph.D. graduates                                                                          player, as are his son and
from the Department of An-                                                                            daughter.
thropology, and Chris                                                                                    Bob Shaw began his ar-
Wooley '84, an M.A. gradu-                                                                            chaeological career in
ate, form our northernmost                                                                            Alaska as crew chief on sev-
contingent in Anchorage,                                                                              eral of Professor Bob Ack-
Alaska. Chuck, Bob, and                                                                               erman's field projects.
Doug are archaeologists the
                         in                                                                           While working on his doctor-
Office of History and Archae-                                                                         ate, Bob was a researchar-
ology (OHA), Alaska Depart-                                                                           chaeologist with the U.S.
ment of Natural Resources.                                                                            Fish and Wildlife Service.
Jim is teaching at Alaska Pa-                                                                         Subsequently has been
                                                                                                                     he
cific University, Paul is with                                                                        with Alaska's Office of His-
the National Park Service,and                                                                         tory and Archaeolog!, where
Chris is an oral historian.                                                                           he served as state historic
   Doug Reger is the "old-                                                                            preservationofficer, chief of
timer" of our Alaska contin-                                                                          history and archaeology,and
gent.Since1975he hasserved                                                                            currently, state archaeolo-
as regional archaeologistfor                                                                          gist. His dissertationon the
the US ForestServiceandthen                                                                           prehistory Eskimopeoples
                                                                                                                 of
as archaeologistfor the state                                                                         in the Yukon-Kuskokwim
Office of History and Archae-                                                                         Deltaregionof Southwestem
ology. His doctoral disserta- Bob Shaw in all his glory, waiting .for an artifact to show up in the   Alaska (1983) involved the
tion on the prehistory of the rain,fbr ests oJsoutheastern Al aska.                                   detailedexcavationof a fro-
Upper Cook Inlet, Alaska, was basedupon field work                   zen occupatron        mounclwith the recovery of many per-
conducted along Tumagain Arm and the Kenai River                     ishableitems.
drainage.Doug beganfield work in the Kenai River area                    Bob reports that his current researchinterest centers
inl970 andhasmaintainedan activeresearch        interestin           on the late prehistoric development of Arctic peoples
the region. He has also continued his interest in the                with a particular focus on Alaska. He hasorganizedtwo
fishing economiesof southeastem   Alaska.                            major symposiaand servedas one of the editors for the
   Doug has served on the board of directors of the                  published      proceedings. is involvedin a forthcoming
                                                                                                    He
Alaska Anthropological Associationfor nine of the last               symposium,Culture Contact and Changein Arctic and
12years.He is currently responsiblefor the distribution              Subarctic Areas of Asia and North America. for the


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                                                                                    In i986 Chuck was invited to participate in the
                                                                                InternationalSymposium on Maritime Adaptation in
                                                                                the North Pacific, Sapporoand Abashiri,Japan.While
                                                                                in Japanhe was invited to presentlecturesat the Na-
                                                                                tional Museumof Japanese  Cultureand at the National
                                                                                Museum of Ethnology. Chuck also holds an affiliate
                                                                                associate  professorappointmentat the University of
                                                                                Alaska, Anchorage,where he codirectsthe UAA field
                                                                                school with Professor David Yesner. He plans to
                                                                                continuedirectingthe UAA field schoolin 1990.
                                                                                    Chuck's researchinterestsinclude Northern Ath-
                                                                                abascanethnography,northern boreal forest cultural
                                                                                adaptations,and paleoenvironmental   reconstruction.
Doup, Re.qcr  considcrsthc intta(d(ics of sitcart hcolo$' ut Bclug(l            He is currentlyinvestigating 11,000
                                                                                                            an       yearold camp-
Poi rtt,'[ urna i n A rnt.
              gtt                                                                site with the first documenteddirect associationof
                                                                                 "mammoth" remainswith humanartifactsand is study-
1990 annual meeting of the Alaska Anthropological                                ing transformation  dynamicsof 19th-centuryDen'ina
Association.Community activitiesinclude coaching                                 Athabascans the Kenai Peninsula.
                                                                                              of
                leading Cub Scoutpack.actingas
boy's basketball,      a
Scout Master of Troop 220, and membershipin the
KiwanisClub.
   Chuck Holmesis one of the newermembers theof
Officeof HistoryandArchaeology  group.After receiv-
ing his degree in 1984, based upon archaeological
fieldwork at Lake Minchuminain centralAlaska,he
                                           for
rejoined OHA as supervisoryarchaeologist the
Archaeological Surveyunit, wherehe directsarchaeo-
logicalsurveys and siteevaluations. hasconducted
                                  He
majormitigation projects Prince WalesIslandand
                        on      of
the Kenai Peninsulet.


                                                                                 Chris Woolcy((ctll?r) assisls Burrov'aldtr Srttlit Ncttkokat u rctcnt
                                                                                 auktp,raphpurt.t lollou'ing publit ation o.lSutlie's lilc history, Sadie
                                                                                 Neakok: An lrnpiaqWoman. Univcrsitvof Wctshington            Prcss




                                                                                   Priorto August 1988, ChrisWooleyhad beenwork-
                                                                                ing in the AlaskaCollectionArchivesof the Z'J. Lous-
                                                                                sac Public Library in Anchoragedoing archival work
                                                                                and naturalhistory and anthropology   displayproduc-
                                                                                tion. He alsodid archaeological shorelinesurveyingin
                                                                                Southeast  Alaskaand coastal British Columbiaduring
                                                                                the summer.
                                                                                   Sincemoving to Barrow with his wife and daughter,
                                                                                he has beenworking as oral history coordinatorin the
                                                                                planning department the North Slope Borough, or-
                                                                                                     of
                                                                                ganizing a large body of Inupiat oral history tapes,
                                                                                transcripts,and translations. also preparesmanu-
                                                                                                             He
                                                                                scriptsfor publication,assists the completionof life
                                                                                                             in
                                                                                history research,administersarchaeological  projects,
 Chutli Holntes in a (:ontemplath'e ntood during. a visit trt a.lttltotese
ftn'ntal garrlen. Chut:k repotted that it
                                          v'as " great .field v'ork!"           collectshistoric photographs, and maintainsphoto ar-



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chives.In addition,he is working with the North Slope
Borough School District to get historical and cultural
information into the curriculum and is helping the City
of Banow plan a proposedcultural center.
   JimPaynebeganwork in Alaskain 1977.Someofhis
earliest work included grant writing for the city of
Cordova and evaluation of educationalprograms in
villagesthroughoutAlaska.Jim haslong beeninvolved
           research. doctoraldissertation
in fisheries         His                     evaluated
the effects of the 1964 earthquakeon the fisheries of
Prince William Sound, principally the area around
                       has
Cordova.His research takenhim to Bristol Bay and
the Kuskokwim Riverregion.He hascompleted       several
researchprojects as part of impact analysis for the
Federal Minerals Management Service. The Exxon
Valdez oil spill outsideCordova was the most recent
study.
   Jim beganteachingas an adjunctfaculty memberat
the UAA in the spring of 1986, and in the sameyear
received a full time appointment at Alaska Pacific
University. He notesthat at APU he "teaches of the
                                             all
anthropologyand sociologycourses!    "
   Paul Gleesonis the most recent WSU alumnusto
become  partof theAlaskascene. Paulwasoneof thefew
Departmentof AnthropologyPh.D.sto be grantedthe           It seamslike everyonais anding up in the Far East:,lim Payne and the
degreewith tenure.After his yearsas a wetbackon the       camel ware at the Grcat Wall of China. His caption read, "Which is the
coastof Washington,he headedfor sunny Anchorage           unthropoIogi st?"

and the flaming Mount Redoubt.Paul is with the Na-
tional Park Servicein Anchorase.




                                           Museum lVotes
The Museum of Anthropology is beginningto attract         earth ovens recoveredin the excavationsconfirmed
notice from a variety of peopleon campuswho realize       evidencethat camaswas an importantpart of land-use
theexcellent potentialof three-dimensional educational    for over 5,000yearsfor peopleof the CalispellValley.
opportunitiesavailablein a museum.We seea steady          Featuredin the exhibit is a model camas oven con-
increasein classesfrom the English departmentand          structedfor the exhibit by graduate   studentJim Galli-
College of Education coming into the museum with          son.
writing assignments. This is a trend that we enthusias-      We are in the researchstageof a large exhibit on
tically support and encourage.                            masks,scheduled be completednext semester.
                                                                              to                               The
   A new exhibit which should attract considerable        exhibit will utilize a collection of African art on loan
interestis "RoastedCamas: Ancient Cuisine,"high-
                            An                            from the University of Idaho, as well as other masks
lighting work done on the Calispel Archaeological         currentlyin the collection.
Project in 1985.The project,conductedby the Center           In the collectionsmanagement     sphere, this hasbeen
for NorthwestAnthropology,was initiated because     of    the yearfor inventories-lists and more lists to seejust
the planned construction of the Ponderay Newsprint        how much is in the storage   building, the recordsroom,
Mill near Usk, Washington. Remains of prehistoric         and even the woodshop.




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                                         From the Chqirman'sDesk

                                  The dcr:atleof thc 80s                studcrtts,  ittc|ucliug Mark I-leisher's recentresearch
                                   w*as time of ntcrtt,-
                                         ct                             grant au,at'cl  .from lhe Harr y-   Franl; Guggenheim
                                  changes.for Depart-
                                                  lhe                   F ouncl ct Ti n Ktt hlcr' s Band eI i er Pr o.j t't, u'h i ch
                                                                                uti n,                                      c
                                  rnentof Anthropologv.Itt              reccivecl  spct'icrl ntentiottltv the clirectorof'the Na-
                                   1984v,emovecl         itlto out'     tional Parksitt hisonnuulrcport,and llill Lipe's
                                  nev,lt-remodcllctl                    cotttinuingv'ork at Ct'ow'      Cuny-on,     w'herentanv WSU
                                  btrilding, Col lcge H all,            ,qrutluotc  .tlu(lcnts involt'etltt'ith their research.The
                                                                                              are
                                  antl revellcdin thc                   lcatl pict:c on unthropologists Alaslcain         raf'lcctswhat
                                  ltca utilu I a nd .fitt't<'i ottu I
                                                            I           v,eull klon,-lhut WSU unthropologvgraduatcs.fill
                                  lacility that othct'shctt'c           sont of thc nrosti ntcr e sti g .jolt,s.
                                                                             c                          rt
                                  claimctl is onc ol'the besl               Tv'o.futultt'ntcniltcrsat'eon prrfessirmal lcave this
                                  anthropolog,\, ci Ii tics i tt
                                                     lit                )-cut'.LitrclaStoncis irt Itctly,v'here,uktttg trith col-
                                   the v,rtrltl.We ugrcc!               lcague,s thc Wot'ltlHcalth Orgunization,shc i.,
                                                                                  in
                                   CollegcHall is u v,ondar-            t'ontittuinghu' t'cscarchinto v,orld hcalth and
                                  .fill plat'e to stutlyantl do         nutritiotr.  GroverKrantz is ut the U nivcrsity         of'Orcgon
anthropolog,y.                                                          and is v'rt'ltittgto tomplctc e llcrr)editiott of a lxtttk and
   The clepartment    also saw chongcsin,/at'ulty.                      t'ottrplctc draf'ttl anothcr. Wc are looking.forvurd
                                                                                    thc
Richard Daugherty rctired, arul v,c axpe nccclthcrie                    Io hotlt o.llhcn rcturning tlcxt yeor.MctrkFleisher v'ill
 ktssofhis    lcadership,knrntlcdgc,and cnthusiasnt.                    bc rcquc,stiug ),c(tt'' lcattctrt wrrli in a researclt
                                                                                          d         s
Linda Stoneantl Tim Kohler ioittcd thc lacultv,                         position.f'or dirc(tor rl thc r,t'cstcrn
                                                                                       thc                               rcgirtn rl thc
bringing ncw,tlircctionsantl cncrgv.                                    l-ctlcral Burcau rf' Prison,s.      This is an esccllent
   The past ycdr was busyand prttductivcfitr the                        oltprtrtunity hint, untl v,e v,ishhim v'cll. In additiott,
                                                                                       fltr
fuculty, sta/f', and studcttls. ugttitt hutl slrttttg
                                  Wc                                    Irekri Hassan has rctut'ttccl      .fxtnt hisycur-and-u-half'-
rcprcscntationat thc national ncclings rl unthrrtprtlrt-                Ittngpro.jcctv'ith thc Egy1tIiun        Dit,i,sion Antic1uitics.
                                                                                                                          of
,qists and art'haeologists, severulstudents
                               antl                     vcnlurcd        I:lc hus v,orl;ctlout /ha bcginning,s a rcscut'chand
                                                                                                                     of
ottt to re.qional  mectittgs prcscnt the rcsulls ol thcir'
                              t()                                       ctluLutiotrul   initiutit'c itt Egltlttantl v,ill spendfinte
rcscut'r'h. aclclition, tlcysartmcnt
             In          thc                 plultctl u Pdtl itt        rluritrgthc spt'ittg  lerm davclopittgthe idca ntore.fully.
                                                                            'fhe
1tuttittg t()gether thc Ci rc um-Pucif'ic Crtrtfcrencc.                          tlcpurtntcul git'csu big thanltyttu to all of you
 Sc:holars  fi'om countt'ics arrtuttdthc Paci.ficRitttttxtlt            v,hohuvc git,cns0 gencrouslvtrt ttur.fi,rttd         raisittg
part in explr;ringa variety fi trtltits.from      prchislrtr'l trt      activitics.  Yout'  L'ttntributiotrs hclpedntaintuitt
                                                                                                              ltuve                    tt
the f'utureofPacific Rinrcoutttt'ies the glttbul com'
                                          in                            heultlr.v nuseuntund estublish          a,f'trndingbasc trt
nu.utiIy.                                                               rcwartl tlcsct'vittg   stutlents. hat,calrcady begun the
                                                                                                           We
    One big addition to the tlepartntcnt thc Ccntct'for
                                              is                        pro('cssol'sclcctittgtwo sludenls,          one undergradttule
NorthwestAnthropology(CNA), which is nov' utttlcr                       antl ottc gt'utluute, reL'cit'c
                                                                                                ttt          scholarships,    attd to
the department's     adntinistration.   CNA ha.s lttttg
                                                    u                   seurt:h.fot'ttrt  outstarrding   int:rtming   stttdentto br
tradition ofert:ellent archucologyund ethnography             in        utt,urtlcrl rcsearch.fellov'ship.
                                                                                    u                             Your continuedhelp in
the Northwest.and its t'loserassot'iation         w'iththe de-           thcsearcas v,ill insurethat thescworthw,hile           eflot'ts
partmentwill bring ntutuulbenefits.Two            ncwsitrnt'sirt        trill tontinue.
this issueoJ'thenewsletter,       one by Ken Reid and tne by                 One la.ttthing. Don't fttrget to w'ritcand tell uswhat
Alston Thoms, talk about w'orkbeing <.'urriecl hy      out              ):ou't'eup to. We cn.joy      hearitrg.fi'om    Vou,and othcr
 CNA.                                                                   alunmi urc also intet'asted. there is ttther inJornrutiott
                                                                                                           IJ
    This issueis also pac'ked      with inJorntation   about             or itcmsyou u'oultl lilie to seein our nev,sletter,        please
recentar:tivitiesof anthropology       J'at:ulty,       and
                                                  staJJ',                let nc knott,.
                                                                                                                 GeoflrevL. Gamble




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                                                   Faculty Field It{otes
   At the Circum-Pacific PrehistoryConferenceheld in                                   Geoff Gamble continuedhis historical linguistics
   Seattlelast August, Robert A. Ackerman organized                                 research the Yokuts language
                                                                                              on                         family, and published
   the symposium,      "Routesto the New World." with oar-                          two articleson this research. alsoreada paperat the
                                                                                                                    He
   ticipants   from the SovietUnion,Canada,               Mexico,pan-               annualmeetingof the Conference American Indian
                                                                                                                           on
   ama,Columbia,       and the U.S. He is now editingpapers                         Languagesheld during the American Anthropology
   from thesymposium inclusionin theconference
                             for                                      pro-          Association  meetings. is completing editingof a
                                                                                                            He                   the
   ceedings.In Februaryat the Fourth Abashiri Interna-                              collection Yokr-rts
                                                                                               of         textsto be published Moutonde
                                                                                                                                  by
   tional Conferencein Hokkaido, Ackerman presented                                Gruyter and is working on two additional articlesfor
  the keynote speech,"PrehistoricCultural Relations                                publication.   Department    business   consumed      much of
  Among the Interior and Coast peoples of the North                                his tirne during the pastyearas the department        finished
  Pacific Region." This summerhe will participate                         in       its reportsfor the review ofits graduate     programand as
  another    international    symposium,         "Chronostratigraphy               the Centerfbr NorthwestAnthropology was adminis_
  of the Paleolithicin North, Central,East Asia ancl                               tratively integrated  into the department.
  A m e r i c a " i n N o v o s i b i r s k ,U S S R , a n d w i l l v i s i t        Timothy Kohler hasbeennamed            programchairfor
  mousterianand upper paleolithic sites in the Altai                               the l99l annualmeetingof the Societyfor American
  Mountainregion.                                                                  Archaeology. committeehe wilt put togetherwill
                                                                                                   A
      John H. Bodleyhascompleted thirdeditionof his
                                                rhe                                select papers,
                                                                                          the         speerkers, symposia the meet-
                                                                                                                  and             for
  textbook,VictimsoJ'Progress,                Mayfield 1990,on the                 ing.Themeeting scheduled beheldin New Orleans
                                                                                                     is             to
  impactof industrial      civilizationon tribal or indigenous                    andwill likely be thelargest     program archaeologists
                                                                                                                             for
 peoplesthroughoutthe world. The book is Lrpdated                                 in the world. Attendance expected exceed2,500,
                                                                                                                is            to
 throughout reflects
                 and            manysignificant         improvements              and the presentations nurnber
                                                                                                           will           about 1,000.
 in the outlookfor tribals,        especially the international
                                                  in                                  In September    William Lipe deliveredan invited
 arena. newchapter,
         A                   "HumanRightsandthepoliticsof                         paperat the NationalWilderness          Conference Min_in
 Ethnocide,"       coversthe historyof the debate            over offi-           neapolis,  Minnesotn,   heldto celebrate 25thanniver_
                                                                                                                              the
 cial policytowardtribals.         Bodleydiscussed implica_the                    saryof thesigning thet'ederal
                                                                                                       of              Wilderness    Act. Lipe's
 tions of the Tasaday        "hoax" as a panelist a special
                                                          on                      paper,which will be published early 1990in the
                                                                                                                        in
 symposium the AmericanAnthropotogical
                  at                                          Associa-            conference   proceedings, entitled,.,Wilderness
                                                                                                               is                           Val_
 tion annualmeetingin Washington,                  D.C.                           uesand Archaeological      Resource     Management."      Lipe
     Mark Fleisherhasbeenappointed                   special  assistant           is senior editorof a bookrecently    published theCrow
                                                                                                                                    by
 to the regionaldirectorof the westernregion of the
                                                                                  Canyon Archaeological       Centerof Cortez, Colorado.
 Federal    Bureauof Prisons. will be directlyrespon_
                                       He
 siblefor all research                                                           Titled TheArchitet'tureof'Sot'ialIntegr.ation prehis_in
                           conducted federalprisonsin the
                                             in
 westernUnited States.                                                           torit'Pue  blos,thebook'sl3 chapters       providehistorical,
                               Mark plansto be on leavefiom
 WSU beginning         May 1990.Look for his article.,,The                       theoretical,   and substantive    discussions the use of
                                                                                                                                 of
 CostlyBusiness Warehousing
                      of                                                         architectural    evidenceto infer aspects prehistoric
                                                                                                                                 of
                                              ViolentCriminals,',       in
 USA Today magazine,           March 1989,and fbr his sum-                       Pueblosocialorganizzrtion.        With StephenLekson of
 mary article on Nootka culture inthe Enc:yt:topedio                             theArizonaStateMuseum,         Lipe organized    aconference
                                                                        of
 World Cultures, 1990.Mark was awardeda Guggen-                                  in March at the Crow CanyonCenter.The conference
heim Foundationgrant under its programfor the study                              was an intensivework sessionfor 20 southwestem
of dominance,        aggression, violence.His research
                                       and                                       archaeologists addressed topic, ..puebloCul_
                                                                                                   who               the
focuses the lifestylesof violent careercriminalsand
           on                                                                    turesin Transirion:    A.D. ll50-1350 in the American
exploresthe effectsofearly-life child abuseon adults'                            Southwest."It was supportedby a grant from the
violent behavior.An outcomeof his research                   will be a           Wenner-GrenFoundation for Anthropological Re_
review of contemporarysocial programsdesignedto                                  searchand by the Crow Canyon Center. Other WSU
rehabilitate     criminalsand policy suggestions deal-       for                 participants include Timothy Kohler and ph.D.
ing with violent criminals.                                                      candidates   Ricky Lightfoot and Carla Van West.




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                                             Alumni l{ews
                              '82) recentlypublished         Anthropology and Sociology at the University of
Lillian Ackerman (Ph.D.
an article,"Yupik Eskimo Residence Descent,"
                                           and                                in
                                                             Wisconsin, Janesville,                Wisconsin.       Loran expects
in Inter-Nord, and recentlygave a paper,"Eskimo              to complete Ph.D.in 1990.
                                                                               the
Family Organizationand Relations," in Japan.In                  Ricky Hoff (B.A.'74) is anarchaeoloigst the                with
March shebeganthe Hanford EnvironmentalDose                  Bureauof Indian Affairs in Anchorage,Alaska.
                                                                                                       'BB) has a postdoctoral
Reconstruction Project theColvilleReservation.
                        for                                     Caroline James (Ph.D.
The objectivewill be to learn if any damageto the            research     associate        positionwith Roderick Sprague
environment and people of the reservationwere                at the University of Idaho, where she teachesa
                         of
inflicteddueto a release radioactive        nucleidsinto     coursc NorthAmerican
                                                                       on                           lndians. wasawarded
                                                                                                               She
the air and water of easternWashingtonin the late            a grantfiom the IdahoHumanities                    Councilto work
 1940s and 1960s.                                            with the Nez PerceIndianwomen.
                                     '84) is employed           'ferry                                     '87) is employedat
   Patrick A. Adams,Jr. (B.A.                          at                  Lee Ozbun (M.A.
the Universityof California,    Irvine,and Stephen    R.     Lithic Analysts,Pullman,a consulting                     firm owned
                                                                                                                          '80).Jeff
Fitz JuniorHigh School. sends greetings
                          He            his         and                         by
                                                             andopcratecl JefTrey                Flenniken(Ph.D.
thanksfor a greateducettion.                                 Markos is alsoernployecl thislirm while working
                                                                                                    at
                              '87) is completing             on his M.A., whichhe plansto finishthis spring.
   Eric Anderson (M.A.                                his
                                                                                                'll9) is pursuing tnaster's
secondyear of teachinganthropology Yakima     at                James Park (B.A.                                        a
JuniorCollege.                                               clegree economic
                                                                        in                    geography the Universityof
                                                                                                            at
                              '87) is a field archaeolo-
   StevenAnderson(B.A.                                       North Carolina.            Charlotte.
                                                                                                                   'B-5)graduated
gistat the Bernice BishopMuseum Honolulu.
                   P.                       in                  Fran-Michelle Reichert (8.A.
                                 '89) is doing contract      frorn the Universityof PugetSoundSchoolof Law
   William Bloomer (M.A.
archaeology  with Intermountain         Research, Silver     in May 19U9           and is workingwith the Seattle-King
City, Nevada.                                                CountyPublicDefender.                  Shepassed bar exarr.
                                                                                                                    her
                                    'tl5) completedher
   Carla D. Burnside (B.A.                                   Congratr-rlations          !
                                                                                                   '84) is projectmanager
M.S. in anthropology theUniversity Oregonin
                      at                    of                  Dan Seachord(Ph.D.                                               for
 1987and is pursuing Ph.D.
                      a          in archateology. is
                                                  She        the Auburn Business               hnprovement        Area.
                                                                                                  '87) is
an archaeologist with the Bureauof Land Manage-                 DonaldTyler (Ph.D.                         assistant  professor    in
ment.                                                        the sociology-anthropology                 department the Uni-
                                                                                                                       at
                            '89) hasa one-year                                            wherehe teaches       physicalanthro-
   John Cardinal (Ph.D.                            visit-    versityo1'Idaho,
ing appointmentin the    Departmentof Anthropol-             pology. Previouslyhe taught at Rocky Mouutain
ogy/Geographyat William PatersonCollege,                     C o l l e g e , B i l l i n g s , M o n t a n a .H i s w i f e L a u r a
Wayne,New Jersey.                                            Putsche workingon herPh.D.in theanthropology
                                                                          is
                             '82) is a field archaeolo-
   Eric B. Gleason(8.A.                                      department WSU.  at
                                                                                                   '89),
gist with BOAS Inc., Boring,Oregon.                             Alston Thoms (Ph.D.                        John Draper (Ph.D.
    Karen Dohm (Ph.D.
                          'BB)has postdoctoral
                                       a             f'el-
                                                             'BB),
                                                                      and Gordon Lothson                  (Ph.D. '89) are ern-
lowship with the Smithsonian       this year.                ployed by the Centerfor NorthwestAnthropology,
                                         '88) and Loran
    Steven Hackenberger (Ph.D.                               which was recently merged into the anthropology
Cutsinger are team teachingin the Departmentof               deoartment.




           WASHINGTON                               STATE,                 UNIVERSITY
          The Departmentof AnthropologyHonor Roll of Donors
   We are proud to report the names of the following     distinction and provides direct support to our students
individuals who contributed to the Department of An-     and faculty. We extend our warmest thanks to our
thropology and the College of Sciences and Arts last     donors and we encollrage others to join them.
year. Their generosity enables us to build programs of
   Benefactor                                              Christopher        Dore '82
   +Ruth Minard                                            Frederick       '86
                                                                                & Randi Dreier
                                                           DonaldEickhoff
                       Council ($5,000 more)
   President'sAssociates              or                   Jetfrey& Christina            Tom Fairbairn'10,'70
   Jean& Ray Auel                                          Steven'74 & Patricia            Falconer
                                                           JanetPatterson          Friedman'75
                      ($1,000 more)
  President'sAssociates                                    Eric Gleason        '82
                             or
  Christopher Constance
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           WASHINGTON                           STATE              UNIVERSITY
                               AnthropologyReports
            Centerfor lYorthwest
Ken Reid tells us that a 2O-person       crew under his           The trail and its environsencompass remainsof
                                                                                                            the
supervision the Centerfor NorthwestAnthropology
              at                                              about 45 agricultural-industrial      archaeologicalsites,
(CNA) completeddata recovery excavations Pitts-   at          including some of the earliest farmsteads,         irrigation
burg Landing    in the Hells CanyonNationalRecreation         projects, bridges, roads, and railroads in the valley.
Area lastfall. John Draper supervised                 at
                                          excavations a       Interviews and on-site visits with members of the
Piquninphase     (A.D. 1390)housepit  clusterat theUpper      Spokan,Coeur d'Alene, Kalispel,and Colville tribes
Landing,andJerry William supervised        excavations  at    revealedmore than 100 traditional cultural properties
two   protohistoricNumipu phasecamps at Cliff Face            along and near the trail that were usedas fishing, root
(A.D. 1790)and DeepGully (A.D. 1750).                         gathering,   and huntingsites.river crossings, sitesand
    Bruce Cochran, projectgeoarchaeologist,corre- is          for religiousactivities.Approximately45 hunter-gath-
lating a paleosolandtephrasequence will link these
                                       that                   erer archaeological    siteswere identifiedas the remains
sites to the assemblages     recoveredfrom Nick Point,        of villages  and campsites   usedby the Indian peoplefor
Vista Point,andKloptanFan.The projecthasgenerated             thousands    ofyearsbeforethearrivaloftrappers,       traders,
importantnew findings that bearon the transitionfrom          explorers,missionaries,     pioneerfarmers,and laborers
late prehistoryto protohistoryin the lower SnakeRiver         of Europeanand other old-world ancestry.
basin.                                                            Preliminaryanalyses the findings indicatethat the
                                                                                         of
     Reid, Cochran,Draper,and William presented        pa-    hunter-gatherer    sites were occupiedduring the last
pers on the preliminary results of the project in a           2,000 years,but there is someevidencefor use of the
symposiumat the NorthwestAnthropologicalConf'er-              riverinelandscape    4,000or moreyearsago.The earliest
                                                              evidence occupation the Spokane
                                                                         for              of               River valley by
encein Eugenein March.
    Alston Thoms reports on another CNA project               Europeansand Euroamericansis found at Spokane
which concerns      the Spokane  River Centennial    Trail.   House,   which wasestablished 18 10.The trail passes
                                                                                                in
From its inception,an importantaspectof the project           near Plante's Ferry, where Antoine Plante settled in
                                                              about1850,andthere,too, is preserved shortstretch
                                                                                                          a               of
has been its potential to inform the public about the
                                                              the Mullan Road usedbefor"e      1864.The trail also trav-
region'sculturalandhistorical     heritage. Studies  spon-
                                                              erses placewhereColonelGeorgeWright slaugh-
                                                                     the
soredby the U.S. ForestServiceand the Washington
                                                              teredmore than 700 Indian horsesin an effort to bring
StateParks and Recreation      Commissionare revealing
                                                              theIndianpeople totalsubmission. alsopasses site
                                                                                  to                   It              a
that the trail corridor,which extends miles alongthe
                                       39
                                                               where,according Coeur d'Alene legend,mythical
                                                                                   to
river from the Washington-Idaho          border, through
                                                               creatures  fbught a battlethat created massof basalt
                                                                                                       the
 Spokane,to the mouth of the Little SpokaneRiver,              boulders  nearthe RibletMansion.
 containsan unexpected     wealth of archaeological,  his-
                                                                  So far, this sacredplace and seven of the hunter-
 toric, and ethnographic   evidenceaboutland use in the        gatherersiteshave beendetetminedeligible for inclu-
 valley.                                                       sion on the NationalRegisterof Historic Places,           and
    The scientific and cultural studieswhich are con-          others will probably foundeligibleaswell. Several
                                                                                     be                                   of
 tractedto CNA havealsobroughtinto focustwo differ-            the agricultural-industrial siteshavespecial    interpretive
 ent views of the trail. One is as part of the centennial      significanceregardingthe settlementof the valley by
 celebration of the pioneer families who tamed the             Euroamericans. fact. the overall cultural and histori-
                                                                                In
 Spokanewildernesswith axes and plows, paving the              cal significance thetrail is thatit promises preserue
                                                                                of                              to
 way for the expansionof the United States.     The other      a remarkablycompleterecordof humanheritagein the
 view is of a century of survivalof the SpokanandCoeur         valley from the hunter-gatherer    lifeways to the agricul-
 d'Alene peoplewho, after the invasionof their home-           tural-industrial systems today.A seriesof signsand
                                                                                          of
 lands. suffered war, disease,and forced removal to            interpretivecentersalong the trail will tell the story of
 reservations.                                                 humanheritagein the valley.




               WASHINGTON                             STATE              UNIVERSITY
                          Bandelier                                            Wyckoff I,{amed Distinguished
In summer1989the department     continuedexcavations                              Centennial   Alumnus
in BandelierNationalMonumentunderthe directionof
Timothy Kohler. This project is a collaborationwith                          In celebrationof WSU's centennial,the Division of
the National Park Service,which is sponsoring con-                           Humanitiesand Social Sciencesnamed 11 Distin-
                                              a
                                                                             guished CentennialAlumni. Don Wyckoff was se-
currentsurveythat will eventuallycoveralmosthalf of
the monument.Financialassistance the excavation                              lectedto represent Department Anthropology in
                                                                                                the              of
                                   for
programcomesfrom the NationalScience                                         this group.The distinguished  alumni visited campusin
                                          Foundation,
Wenner-Gren, Friendsof Bandelier, Southwest
              the                                                            Februaryto accepttheir awards,and while on campus
                                        the
Parks and Monuments Association, and the Skaggs                              Don deliveredan address    aboutthe mysterious  mounds
Foundation. Excavations                                                      in EasternOklahoma.
                         will continueat Burnt Mesa
Pueblo summer1990with another
        in                                                                      For most of his career,Wyckoff studied Caddoan
                                   WSU field school.
WSU graduatestudentsinvolved with the project are                            prehistory hasrecentlytumedhis interest Paleoin-
                                                                                        but                               to
Ingrid Carlson andMatthew Root; othersupervisory                             dians and their transitioninto Early Archaic foragers.
positionsareheldby graduate                                                  He had eamedan M.A. in anthropology       from the Uni-
                             studentsfrom theUniver-
sity of Washington                                                           versity of Oklahoma and was Oklahoma's first state
                   and the Universityof Virginia.
                                                                             archaeologist  when he came to WSU to study for the
                                                                             Ph.D,whichwasawarded 1980. in     Don is director the
                                                                                                                              of
                                                                             OklahomaArchaeological      Survey,the stateagencyfor
                                                                             archaeologicalresearch,resource management,and
                                                                             public education. acknowledged
                                                                                               His                  leadership his
                                                                                                                              in
                                                                             field has madehim well qualified for this honor.
                                                                                Our congratulations Don Wyckoff!
                                                                                                     to



                                                                                   Reports of I nvestigations
                                                                             The departmental  seriesReportsof Investigations pub-
                                                                             lishedits 6lst numberin the summerof 1989.Entitled
                                                                             "Bandelier ArchaeologicalExcavationProject: Re-
                                                                             search Designand Summer1988Sampling,"the vol-
                                                                             umeis edited Timothy Kohler, who hasalsobecome
                                                                                           by
SteyeEu'altl,HantpshircCollcga (leJi)and Chris Burrett, Wcstcrn
Washington  Unit,ersity, help estat,alcu ntul-1200sntont ut Burnt Mesa       the general editor for the series over the last year.
PLrebloduring thc 1989WSU.fiald ,sthoolot Bantlclie Nutional
                                                     r                       Reports of' Investigationsis designedto disseminate
Monuntentin Ncu' Mesito.Tintoth,t-   Kohlcr, who dircLtstltt' t,t ,'.jLtt,
plans anothcr.fielclst'hoolin Bandclicr lrtr sunmter1990.                    informationresultingfrom research  undertaken stu-
                                                                                                                           by
                                                                             dents, staff, and faculty in the department.Alumni
                                                                             shouldalso consider  this a possiblepublicationoutlet
                                                                             for their research.
        lVewsof Former Faculty
Johnnetta Cole wasfeatured the"WomenWho Have
                             in
                                                                                           Student Irl'ews
Changedthe World" sectionof WorkingWomen("The
Inspiring Leader Scholars
                 of         [andDollars],"June1989)                          Matthew Root, Ph.D. candidate, beenawarded
                                                                                                          has              the
for her successes presidentof SpellmanCollege.
                  as                                                         Donald CrabtreeScholarship.
   Willis E. Sibley,who is now at ClevelandState,
                                                was                            Frank P. Myka, M.A. candidate, has a fellowship
appointedtreasurerof the American Anthropological                            with theInternational
                                                                                                 ExchangeProgramthis yearat St.
Association.                                                                          in
                                                                             Stephens New Delhi, India.




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