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SPRING 2010 EDITION (PDF)

Contents:

  • Repatriation Efforts
  • Reciprocal Research Network
  • Biderbost Basketry
  • Site Discovered on the UW Campus
  • Basketry Conservation – How You Can Continue to Help
  • 2010 Archaeological Collection Research Fellowships
  • Professor Donates Collection
  • Research in Southeast Asia
  • Maury Island Site Excavation
  • DAHP Repository Requirements
  • Comparative Faunal Collection Donation
  • Thanks to our Donors!!
  • Ice Age Archaeology Day 2009
Burke Archaeology Division awarded prestigious "John D. Spellman Award for Exemplary Achievement in Historic Preservation" by the King County Landmarks Commission.

Dr. Lape and Dr. Tanudirjo digging Layer 1D at the PA1 site

SPRING 2008 EDITION (PDF)

Contents:

  • Indonesia's First Farmers
  • Repatriation News
  • Honoring Dr. Harold G. Bergen 1910 – 2007
  • Tug Tour a Success!
  • Curation Summit
  • Return to San Juan
  • Biderbost Basket Project
  • Bainbridge Island Spear
  • Burke Archaeology Awarded King County Grant
  • 2007 Archaeological Collections Research Fellowships
  • Graduate Award
  • Undergraduate Award
  • Thanks to our Donors!
  • Thanks to our Volunteers!

SPRING 2007 EDITION (PDF)

Contents:

  • Tse-Whit-Zen Collection Temporarily at the Burke
  • Kennewick Man Update
  • Archaeology of West Point Web site Wins Award
  • T’xwelátse's Journey Home
  • Endowment Supports New Student Fellowship
  • Waterline Project Gets Start-up Funding
  • Nellie Travels Again!
  • Local Archaeologist Saves a Site and a Collection
  • New Archaeology Education
  • Programs Target Middle School Students
  • "Burke 101" to Focus on Archaeology in Spring 2007
  • Burke Helps Stop Illegal Artifact Sales
  • Dr. Harold Bergen Funds New Education and Conservation Projects
  • Recent Research in Southeast Asia
  • Thanks to Our Supporters!
Carved bone blanket pin from the Tse-Whit-Zen site.

Burke Museum's Egyptian Mummy "Nellie" and coffin in her traveling exhibit case.

SPRING 2004 EDITION (PDF)

Contents:

  • Sea Monsters and Mountain Sheep: Preserving Images of Columbia River Rock Art
  • Mapping Technology Aids Repatriation Efforts
  • Burke Works to Protect Archaeological Collections Statewide
  • Archaeology in the World's Newest Nation
  • Students Learn More Than Textbook Lessons
  • Ancient Textiles and Baskets from I-5 to the Aleutians
  • Egyptian Mummy and Coffin to Visit Foreign Lands!
  • Thanks to our Generous Supporters in 2003–2004!

SPRING 2003 EDITION (PDF)

Contents:

  • Kids Dig Courtland Place
  • New Off-Site Facilities Opens
  • Vashon Shell Midden Book
  • New Work on Government Collections
  • New Mummy Exhibit
  • Archaeology Department gets IESUS Grant for Diabetes Project
  • Cedar River Watershed Teams Up with the Burke
  • Thanks to our Generous Supporters in 2002–2003!
John Muir Elementary School students measure artifact locations at the Courtland Place Public Dig.

Archaeology Bus Tour of King County, co-sponsored by King County Roads Services Division.

FEBRUARY 2002 EDITION (PDF)

Contents:

  • Archaeology Bus a Big Hit!
  • Facility at Sand Point will Ease Space Crunch
  • Dr. Harold G. Bergen Endowment for Archaeology Outreach
  • Papua New Guinea Curator Visits Burke
  • Database Will Help Protect Archaeological Sites
  • Mummy Update
  • Does Archaeology Hold Clues to Native American Diabetes Epidemic?
  • Thanks to our Generous Supporters in 2000–2001!