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

Annual Archaeology Days 2023

YOUTH DAY: Tues, OCT 3, 2023 | 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
CALL 509-766-3461 to reserve space for your group
(350 Maximum Student Participants)
ADULT PROGRAM: Wed, OCT 4, 2023 | 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

In recognition of Washington State Archaeology Month, the Wanapum and Grant PUD invite members of the public and press to Archaeology Days which takes place 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.

Activities and Demonstrations may 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