2022 Exhibits
The Archaeology of Water

Humans have a long and fundamental relationship to water. Our very existence depends on it – and all the plants and animals we rely on for sustenance require water too. We have built our communities next to oceans, rivers and springs. We’ve piped it, dammed it, dug canals to direct water to our crops. We’ve built canoes and ships to travel in it; and bridges to cross over it. Our essential connection to water makes it an ideal theme to explore through archaeology, traditional knowledge, and history.

Welcome to the 2022 Archaeology Roadshow, which provides just a sample of ways that water intersects the human story.

Ship: Wrecked – A Choose Your Own Adventure Book!

Activity by Ceilidh Wolfe and Madison Hill (PSU Students)

Wapato Zine

Blog by Chloe Clark (PSU student)

How Well Do You Know Your Dam Columbia River History?

video and quiz by FCRPS Cultural Resource Program

Valle de Willamette Loteria

Activity by Drew Haven, Melody Midkiff, and Daniela Ortiz Mendez (PSU students)

Archaeological Discovery Through Erosion

Video and blog by Heather Alley (PSU student)

Views from Burnside Bridge

video by Architectural Heritage Center

Ship: Wrecked – A Choose Your Own Adventure Book!

Activity by Ceilidh Wolfe and Madison Hill (PSU Students)

Archaeological Discovery Through Erosion

Video and blog by Heather Alley (PSU student)

Views from Burnside Bridge

video by Architectural Heritage Center

Wapato Zine

Blog by Chloe Clark (PSU student)

Valle de Willamette Loteria

Activity by Drew Haven, Melody Midkiff, and Daniela Ortiz Mendez (PSU students)

How Well Do You Know Your Dam Columbia River History?

video and quiz by FCRPS Cultural Resource Program

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