[OR_Archaeology] Oregon Archaeological Society Presentation
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Tue Dec 13 12:31:52 PST 2011
Correction: The logs and charts have never been found, but I will describe
the diary and manuscript accounts and how they may correlate with the
archaeological and ethnographic record.
On Tue, Dec 13, 2011 at 10:14 AM, John Pouley <john.pouley at state.or.us>wrote:
> The January 3, 2012 lecture sponsored by the Oregon Archaeological
> Society is titled “Native American Architecture of the Lower Columbia
> Oregon Coast and Willamette Valley: The Vernacular Style .” The
> lecture will be delivered by Melissa Darby MA, principal investigator,
> Lower Columbia Research & Archaeology and president of the non-profit
> Drake Anchorage Research Collaboration (DARC).
> Ethnographic, archaeological and ethnohistorical accounts suggest that
> the architecture of the people of Western Oregon and the lower Columbia
> region was similar to other Northwest Coast groups, but there were some
> distinct differences in dwelling styles on the central and southern
> Oregon Coast. Several house styles from the region will be described
> and compared with descriptions of the people and their houses found in
> the logs and charts of Captain Francis Drake, who landed on the West
> Coast of America during the summer of 1579. These documents were
> suppressed, and the official account censored. Darby will explore
> whether these descriptions ‘fit’ the record.
> Darby is an anthropologist and archaeologist, historian and
> architectural historian and noted authority on the ethnohistory of the
> lower Columbia River region.
> The presentation is held at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
> (OMSI), follows the general business meeting that starts at 7 PM, and is
> free and open to the public.
> See www.oregonarchaeological.org or call 503-727-3507 for more
> John O. Pouley
> Oregon SHPO
> Assistant State Archaeologist
> 725 Summer St NE Suite C
> Salem, OR 97301
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> john.pouley at state.or.us
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Melissa Darby MA
Lower Columbia Research & Archaeology LLC
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