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January OAS Meeting & Presentation: Tuesday Jan 6

Speaker will be Dan Stueber, on  “Glass Buttes, Oregon: 14,000 Years of Continuous Use”

For at least fourteen millennia Glass Buttes, one of the largest obsidian sources in Oregon, has been a source of high quality toolstone for Native American flintknappers, including Clovis toolmakers. In the last century non-native historic and modern flintknappers as well as rock hounds have also used this resource for its abundant, colorful and high quality obsidian.
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