Location: Rimrock Draw Rockshelter, Oregon, United States
In the summer of 2013, the University of Oregon Archaeological Field School will be at Rimrock Draw Rockshelter. Rimrock Draw is a stemmed point site near Riley, Oregon. This site has already produced some exciting finds and by attending the 2013 field school you can be a part of this important investigation.
This summer's field school will continue excavations at Rimrock Draw Rockshelter that began in September 2011 and continued through the 2012 field season. In addition to the archaeology sections, UO will offer field schools in paleobotany and geoarchaeology at the site. Two days of the field school will be devoted to a Lithic Technology workshop. The abundance of cultural material makes Rimrock Draw Rockshelter an exciting new site with great potential for multiple lines of research and a wealth of learning opportunities.
Period(s) of Occupation: Late Pleistocene-early Holocene
Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: Three weeks (Paleobotany) or Six weeks (Arch. and Geoarch.)
Room and Board Arrangements