Location: Salango, M, EC
Season: August 11, 2020 to September 4, 2020
Application Deadline: June 1, 2020
Deadline Type: Rolling
Central Washington University
Dr. Nikki Jastremski
The Central Washington Bioarchaeology Field School in Ecuador provides students the opportunity to analyze previously excavated Pre-Columbian human skeletal remains in a laboratory setting. Students will gain experience in a range of osteological techniques including inventory procedures, conservation, estimating age, sex, pathologies, trauma, and taphonomic factors. Students will produce a technical report to be given to the community of their results. Additional activities include lectures, trips to archaeological and ethnographic musuems and sites, and an optional whale watching/snorkeling excursion to nearby Salango Island.
Period(s) of Occupation: Pre-Columbian
Bioarchaeology in coastal Ecuador
Project Size: 1-24 participants
Minimum Age: 18
Experience Required: Human Osteology course required.
Room and Board Arrangements:
Room and board is taken care of in the program fee. We will be staying at the Centro Investigaciones y Museo Salango (Research Center and Salango Museum). All weekday meals are included and 2 weekend meals are included. Cost: Program Cost is $3866.00 for 5 students and $3642.00 for 7 students. This does not include airfare or tuition.
1-3 credits offered by Central Washington University. Tuition is about $713.08 for WA residents and about $2211.19 for out of state.
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