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People and Plants: Foraging in Oregon's Ancient High Desert

Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 6:00pm

Museum of Natural and Cultural History
1680 E 15th Avenue, Eugene, OR

Well-preserved plant remains recovered from archaeological deposits present a rare opportunity to learn about the ancient resources used by Indigenous People in Oregon's Northern Great Basin. Join Jaime Kennedy, the museum's paleoethnobotanist, for a discussion of these seeds and other remains—and the information they contain about Oregon's earliest communities. 

The museum's annual Archaeology Talks are part of the statewide celebration of Oregon Archaeology Month. Included with regular admission; free for members and UO ID card holders. 

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations, Academic, Research


Museum of Natural and Cultural History

Target Audience

All Students, Faculty/Staff, Families, Graduate Students, Alumni



Effective September 1, 2019: General admission $6, youths and seniors $4, families $12.




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