Governor Locke has proclaimed October Archaeology Month. In conjunction with statewide events, the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center in Stevenson is hosting presentations and a special exhibit.
Saturday, Oct. 6, at 1 p.m. two speakers are scheduled. Lori Watlamet, archaeological resource protection specialist for the Columbia River Intertribal Fisheries Commission, will focus her discussion on her experience with archaeological site protection in the Columbia Gorge.
Elizabeth Sobel, archaeologist and doctoral degree candidate from the University of Michigan, will talk about her research involving archaeological collections from the Clahclehlah site near Bonneville Dam.
The special exhibit will feature trade goods from the Pacific Northwest Native American and will be on display from Oct. 6 to 22.