The 6th Annual Stanley J. Olsen

 

EAGLE LAKE ZOOARCHAEOLOGY CONFERENCE

July 24-25, 2010

 

We are pleased to welcome you to the 6th Annual Stanley J. Olsen Eagle Lake Zooarchaeology Conference. It is our desire in the context of this conference to provide a collegial atmosphere where current ideas and issues in zooarchaeology can be discussed and explored. The primary open session is entitled Theoretical and Ethnological Models in Zooarchaeology.

 

 

Saturday, July 24:

 

 

9:00 AM Welcome, Introductions, and Program Announcements

 

Jack M. Broughton and Shawn D. Miller (University of Utah)

COMPARATIVE OSTEOLOGY OF WESTERN VERTEBRATES: A PHOTOGRAPHIC ATLAS

 

Kevin Dalton (California State University, Chico)

BEEF CUTS AND PORK BUTTS: AN ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF THE FAUNAL REMAINS FROM THE RANCHOS DE TAOS COMMUNITY ARCHAEOLOGY PROJECT

Frank E. Bayham, Christopher O'Brien and Antoinette Martinez (California State University, Chico)

THE REPATRIATION OF THE KINGSLEY CAVE ARCHAEOFAUNA: A WINDOW TO SURVIVAL IN A CALIFORNIA REFUGE

 

R. Kelly Beck and Jack M. Broughton (University of Utah)

DID PREHISTORIC HUNTERS CAUSE A POPULATION BOTTLENECK IN CALIFORNIA ELK? A TEST USING ANCIENT DNA: STATUS UPDATE AND (VERY) PRELIMINARY DATA

 

 

12:30 PM LUNCH

 

 

2:00 PM Ashley Chernosky (Southern Oregon University)

EVIDENCE OF DOMESTIC ANIMALS AT KINGSLEY CAVE: JUSTIFICATION FOR A MASSACRE?

Natasia Duhau (University of California at Santa Barbara)

EXPLORING DEPOSITIONAL AGENTS AT A BONE SCATTER ON THE SHORE OF EAGLE LAKE, NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

 

 

 

 

Neal Endacott and Steven Hackenberger (Central Washington University)

THE TRANSITION FROM FORAGERS TO COLLECTORS: FAUNAL EVIDENCE FROM AN EARLY HOUSE PIT DEPRESSION IN THE COLUMBIA BASIN

 

Isaac Alfred Hart (University of Utah)

HOLOCENE CLIMATIC VARIABILITY IN BAJA CALIFORNIA: EVIDENCE FROM THE LEPOIDS OF ABRIGO DE LOS ESCORPIONES

 

Ellis Locke (New York University)

TRANS-HOLOCENE PALEOENVIRONMENTAL RECONSTRUCTION IN NORTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA: EVIDENCE FROM ABRIGO DE LOS ESCORPIONES NEOTOMA REMAINS

 

Eric P. Martin (University of Miami)

UTILITY ANALYSIS OF ARTIODACTYLS FROM KINGSLEY CAVE: PROCESSING CARCASSES IN THE POST-CONTACT PERIOD

 

Catherine Mistely (San Jose State University)

LOCAL HABITAT INDICATORS IN NEOTOMA-DERIVED FAUNAL ASSEMBLAGES NEAR EAGLE LAKE, CALIFORNIA

 

D. Christine Vinson (California State University, Stanislaus)

FROG TAPHONOMY: AN ANALYSIS OF A MODERN BULLFROG DEPOSIT

 

 

6:00 PM DINNER

 

 

11:00 AM KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Karen D. Lupo (Washington State University)

COSTLY SIGNALS AND HUNTING SUCCESS IN ZOOARCHAEOLOGICAL REMAINS: CAN WE RECONCILE THEORY WITH THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL RECORD?

 

 

Sunday, July 25:

 

 

5:00 AM SJOZC Fishing derby (Optional)

 

8:00 AM Judging of Fishing Derby (biggest fish, ugliest fish, and most beautiful fish)

 

 

10:00 AM BRUNCH