The Stanley J. Olsen  

 

EAGLE LAKE ZOOARCHAEOLOGY CONFERENCE

July 24-25, 2004

 

We are pleased to welcome you to the first Eagle Lake Zooarchaeology Conference.     It is our desire in the context of this conference to honor the late Stanley J. Olsen, Professor Emeritus of the University of Arizona.   Our objective is to provide a collegial context where current ideas and issues in zooarchaeology can be discussed and explored.  The primary open session is entitled “Current Research and Issues in Zooarchaeology.”

 

Saturday, July 24:

9:00 AM           Introductions and Program Announcements

 

9:30 AM           Frank E. Bayham  (California State University, Chico)

                             STANLEY J. OLSEN AND ZOOARCHAEOLOGY:  SOME PERSONAL REFLECTIONS

 

10:00 AM         James Chatters 

                             ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSSELS AND HOLOCENE SALMONID PRODUCTIVITY IN THE COLUMBIA SYSTEM:  DEVELOPMENT OF THE MODEL

 

11:00 AM         Virginia Butler (Portland State University) (and J. Chatters)

                             THE HOLOCENE HISTORY OF SALMON IN THE COLUMBIA RIVER BASIN

 

   12:00 – 2:00 PM     Lunch

 

2:00 PM            Jack Broughton (University of Utah) (and David Byers)

                             HOLOCENE ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE, ARTIODACTYL ABUNDANCES, AND HUMAN HUNTING STRATEGIES IN WESTERN NORTH AMERICA

 

3:00 PM            Michael Cannon  (California State University, Long Beach)

                             WHAT DOES NISP MEASURE AND HOW CAN WE MAKE IT MORE USEFUL?

 

4:00 PM            Dwight Simons

                             PERSPECTIVES ON CALIFORNIA ZOOARCHAEOLOGY

 

Sunday, July 25:

 

9:00 AM           Antoinette Martinez  (California State University, Chico)

                             CULTURE CONTACT AND THE FUR TRADE IN NORTH AMERICA

 

10:00 AM         Cleia Detry  (University of Lisbon)

                             THE PALEOECONOMY OF THE MESOLITHIC SHELL MIDDENS FROM MUGE (SALVATERRA DE MAGOS, PORTUGAL)

 

11:00 AM         Raymond J. Bogiatto  (California State University, Chico)

                             OWL DIET RECONSTRUCTION: THE IMPORTANCE OF VERTEBRATE AND INVERTEBRATE COMPARATIVE COLLECTIONS