Mon Thu Fri 8:30-4:30 | Tue Wed Closed | Sat-Sun 9-5

Annual Archaeology Days are Postponed until Further Notice


Every October in recognition of archaeology month, the Wanapum and Grant PUD invite members of the public and press to Archaeology Days which takes place over two days at the Wanapum Heritage Center. This event provides a unique opportunity for children and adults to come face-to-face with the Wanapum way of life. The Wanapum extend this opportunity to the community to convey the significance of protecting the cultural resources of this region. Demonstrations, lectures, and displays are available throughout the day. Lunch is provided.

Activities and Demonstrations include:

  • Tamanwit Exhibit
  • Hide Processing
  • Weaving
  • Beadwork
  • Basket Weaving
  • Flint Knapping
  • River Patrol
  • Atlatl
  • Wanapum Canoe

Additional Activities and Demonstrations, especially for Youth, may include:

  • Skits/Storytelling
  • Activity Booths
  • Natural Resources / Plants
  • Solar Car Races
  • Bird of Prey
  • Lineman Demonstration
  • June 12, 2024