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Next OAS General Meeting March 7, 2017

Our special guest speaker will be Jack Brink
of the Royal Alberta Museum, on
“Thundering Herds: The Great Buffalo Jumps of the Northern Plains”

The most productive killing event ever devised by humans was driving large herds of buffalo over cliffs.  The story of how Indigenous people of the Plains managed to get herds of buffalo to plunge to their death is remarkable in its complexity, ingenuity and danger. Brink will share the story of these great buffalo kills, with a focus on what may be the greatest buffalo jump of all, Head-Smashed-In, in Alberta, Canada.
Read more about this special event here>>

Jump artwork

General Meeting at 7pm, followed by the presentation at 7:45.

The Oregon Archaeology Celebration is ongoing. This year’s flyer with statewide events and contact information for museums, universities, and archaeology organizations is available by clicking on the poster image below:

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For information on upcoming Portland area archaeology events and lectures, click here>>

Links to local museums, National and State Parks, Universities, and resources for teachers   here>>

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scholarships and grants?

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