Volumes 41 through 50

2007–2016

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available digitally to the public.


Volume 41, No. 1

Spring 2007

  • The Killisnoo Picnicground Midden (49-SIT-124) Revisited: Assessing Archaeological Recovery of Vertebrate Faunal Remains from Northwest Coast Shell Middens, Madonna L. Moss

  • Mobiliary Carvings as a Key to Northwest Coast Rock Art, George Poetschat and James D. Keyser

  • Disease and Demography in the Plateau, Robert Boyd and Cecilia D. Gregory

  • Abstracts of the 60th Annual Meeting of the Northwest Anthropological Conference 14–17 March 2007, Washington State University Pullman, Washington


Volume 41, No. 2

Fall 2007

  • An Introduction to Herbert W. Krieger’s Work on the Columbia River, Darby C. Stapp

  • Archeological Excavations in the Columbia River Valley,Herbert W. Krieger

  • Prehistoric Inhabitants of the Columbia River Valley, Herbert W. Krieger

  • A Prehistoric Pit House Village Site on the Columbia River at Wahluke, Grant County, Washington, Herbert W. Krieger

  • Salvaging Early Cultural Remains in the Valley of the Lower Columbia River, Herbert W. Krieger

  • Comparison of Two Village Tourism Development Models in Fenghuang County, China. First Prize Graduate Student Paper 60th Annual Meeting of the NWAC, Xianghong Feng

  • An Analysis of Mandibular Molar Occlusal Size Progression Patterns in Three Species of Australopithecines: First Prize Undergraduate Student Paper 60th Annual Meeting of the NWAC, Jamie M. Litzkow


Volume 42, No. 1

Spring 2008

  • Scantily Clad and Wearing Moccasins in Wet Weather”–Tuberculosis and Death in the Coeur d’Alene Tribe 1911 to 1937, Christina Heiner

  • Plateau Burial Studies Series, Editors

  • Spokan Burial Rituals and Associated Mortuary Belief, John Alan Ross

  • Coeur d’Alene Burials, Roderick Sprague

  • Microscopy Analysis in Identifying Cutting, Scraping, and Whittling Activities on Flake Tools from the QWu?gWƏs (45-TN-240) Site near Olympic, Germán Löffler

  • Charles Quintasket: Master of Languages, Brother of Mourning Dove, Jay Miller

  • Mourning Dove’s Other Women—Lizzie Runnels and Geraldine Coffin Guie,Jay Miller


  • Towards the Identification of Lampreys (Lampetra spp.) in Archaeological Contexts, Ross E. Smith Virginia L. Butler

  • Spirituality: Spirit Piracy and Native Sweat Lodges: First Place Co-Winner, Student Graduate Prize Paper Northwest Anthropological Conference, 2008, Line Laplante

  • The Power of a “Hot” Haircut: Consumers and Hair Salons in Victoria, B .C.: First Place Co-Winner, Graduate Student Prize Paper Northwest Anthropological Conference, 23–26 April 2008, Angélique Lalonde

  • Walí·mliyas: The Nez Perce National Historical Park Dugout Canoe Collection and Dugout Canoe Use Among the Nez Perce Indians, Bob Chenoweth

  • Abstracts of the 61st Annual Meeting of the Northwest Anthropological Conference,Victoria, British Columbia, 23–26 April 2008

Volume 42, No. 2

Fall 2008


Volume 43, No. 1

Spring 2009

  • Editorial, Darby C. Stapp

  • “The Indians Themselves are Greatly Enthused”: The Wheeler-Howard Act and the (Re)-Organization of Klallam Space, Colleen E. Boyd

  • Archaic Hunter-Gatherer Diet Breadth and Prey Choice on the Snake River Plain, Mark G. Plew

  • Priest Rapids: Places, People, and Names, Bruce Rigsby and Michael Finley

  • The Evolution of Oregon’s Cultural Resource Laws and Regulations, Dennis Griffin

  • Geochemical Analysis of Obsidian from the DeMoss Site, Western Idaho: Implications of Western Idaho Archaic Burial Complex, Richard E. Hughes and Max G. Pavesic


Volume 43, No. 2

Fall 2009

  • Balanophagy in the Pacific Northwest: The Acorn-Leaching Pits at the Sunken Village Wetsite and Comparative Ethnographic Acorn Use, Bethany Mathews

  • A Window on the Past: Pane Glass at the Beatty Cave Archaeological Site, South-Central Oregon, Thomas J. Connolly, Mark E. Swisher, Christopher L. Ruiz, and Elizabeth A. Kallenbach

  • Backing into Disaster: Lessons in Cultural Resource Management from the “Graving Dock” at Port Angeles, Washington, Thomas F. King

  • Tylor’s Forgotten Legacy, Elwyn C. Lapoint

  • Synopsis, Synthesis, Skimping, and Scholarship: A Case Example from Chehalis in the “Other” Washington, Jay Miller

  • A Jesuit View of Indian Affairs in Nineteenth-Century Western North America: A Translated Letter from Fr. Etienne de Rouge, Deward E. Walker, Jr.

  • Abstracts of the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Northwest Anthropological Conference, Newport, Oregon 9–11, April 2009


Volume 44, No. 1

Spring 2010

  • Cascade Projectile Point Technology, Terry L. Ozbun and John L. Fagan

  • [Student paper winner] Displacement in Colombia: Identity Formation, Juan Esteban Zea

  • An Estimate of Aboriginal Nez Perce Village Size and Other Population Patterns Based on Ethnohistoric and Ethnographic Data, Deward E. Walker, Jr., Frank C. Leonhardy, and Mary Jane Walker

  • Jesus Visits Sweatlodge: Corpus Christi among the Interior Salish on the Colville Reservation of Washington, Jay Miller

  • Traditional Fishing Practices among the Northern Shoshone, Northern Paiute, and Bannock of the Duck Valley Indian Reservation: A Progress Report, Deward E. Walker, Jr.

  • Nashat, Columbia River Prophet of the Waskliki/Feather Religion, Ann Fulton

  • Abstracts of the 63rd Annual Meeting of the Northwest Anthropological Conference, Ellensburg, Washington 25–27 March 2010


Volume 44, No. 2

Fall 2010

  • The Hoh Tribe in 1949: Richard “Doc” Daugherty’s Ethnographic Notebooks, Jay Miller, editor

  • New Insights into Lithic Tool Use from Protein Residue Analysis at Nine Prehistoric Sites in the Clearwater River Region, North Central Idaho, Robert Lee Sappington

  • Reassessing Bone and Antler Barbed Point Classification and Function in the Gulf of Georgia, Northwest Coast, Adam N. Rorabaugh

  • Startup: Richard “Doc” Daugherty’s 1947 Archaeological Survey of the Washington Coast, Jay Miller


You can click on the Volume to read the issue in its entirely. These volumes are also available in the JONA Digital Archive.

  • The Geography of Place and Landscape Formation, High Bar, Hells Canyon, Idaho, Morris L. Uebelacker

  • [Student paper winner] Foodways at Fort Yamhill, 1856–1866: An Archaeological and Archival Perspective, Justin E. Eichelberger

  • The Social Significance of the Watson Store to the Community of Spalding, Idaho, Sarah Heffner

  • First Nations Forts, Refuges, and War Lord Champions Around the Salish Sea, Jay Miller

  • Indigenous Digital Media and the History of the Internet on the Columbia Plateau, Adam Fish

  • The Boldt Decision: A Roundtable Discussion, Vine Deloria, Jr., Billy Frank, Vernon Lane, Dick Poole, Al Ziontz

  • The Daugherty 1947 Washington Coast Site List, Gary C. Wessen


  • On The Road Again or Red Light, Green Light: Transportation-Related Cultural Resources Management in Washington and Oregon, Scott Williams and Carolyn McAleer, editors

    • Introduction, Scott Williams and Carolyn McAleer, editors

    • Archaeology of the Malheur River Corridor, East Central Oregon, Thomas J. Connolly and Dennis L. Jenkins

    • A Good Place to Camp is a Good Place to Camp: Nine Thousand Years at the Williams Creek Site on the North Umpqua River, Brian O'Neill and Debra Barner

    • Early to Late Holocene Occupation at the Gee Creek Archaeological Sites in the Uplands of the Portland Basin, Michele L. Punke, Terry L. Ozbun, and Jo Reese

    • Tracking the Kerry Line: Evidence from a Logging Railroad Camp in the Nehalem Valley, Oregon, Thomas J. Connolly, Richard L. Bland, and Ward Tonsfeldt

    • Waiting for the End of the World: A Prototype Fallout Shelter Under I-5 in North Seattle, Craig Holstine

    • You Say Design/Build, I Say Oh No! Odot’s U.S. 20: Pioneer Mountain―Eddyville Project, Kurt Roede

    • Urban Archaeology, Good Faith Efforts, and the $12,000 Shovel Test Pit: A Cost Benefit Analysis of Deep Testing Methods for WSDOT Mega Projects, Kevin M. Bartoy

    • The Inadequacy of ¼ Inch Mesh Screen in Archaeology, Terry L. Ozbun


  • The Hudson’s Bay Company 1839 Fort Vancouver Censuses of Indian Population, Daniel L. Boxberger

  • Umpqua/Eden Revisited: Notes on the Archaeology and Ethnohistory of a Lower Umpqua Indian Village on the Central Oregon Coast, Rick Minor, Don Whereat, and Ruth L. Greenspan

  • Lamprey “Eels” in the Greater Northwest: A Survey of Tribal Sources, Experiences, and Sciences, Jay Miller

  • Russian and Foreign Medical Personnel in Alaska (1784–1867), Andrei V. Grinëv

  • [Student paper winner] Debating the Complexity of Clovis: Insights into the Complexity Paradigm, Justin Patrick Williams


  • Roderick Sprague (19332012), Editors

  • Cultural Continuity in the Kitchen Cupboard: A Personal Reflection, Astrida R. Blukis Onat

  • Bernard Fillip Jacobsen and Three Nuxalk Legends, Richard L. Bland

  • Skookumchuck Shuffle: Shifting Athapaskan Swaals into Oregon Klatskanis before Taitnapam Sahaptins Cross the Cascades,Jay Miller

  • [Student paper winner] When a Haama Loves an ‘Aayat: Courtship and Marriage among the Modern Day Niimíipuu as a Form of Indigenous Resistance, Tracy E. Schwartz

  • A Critique of Legal Protection for Human Remains in Idaho with Suggestions for Improvement of Current Legislation, Jenna M. Battillo

  • Written Testimony Provided to Oversight Hearing on the Impacts of Unmanaged Off-Road Vehicles on Federal Land, Ted Howard

  • Understanding Place: Tourism, Migration and Social Organization in North Central Washington, Julie Tate-Libby

  • The Development of Lithic Extraction Areas in the Okanogan Highlands during the Late Holocene: Evidence from Curlew Lake, Washington, Christopher D. Noll


  • A History of Underwater Archaeological Research in Oregon, Dennis Griffin

  • Great Basin Obsidian at The Dalles: Implications for the Emergence of Elites in the Southwestern Plateau, Rick Minor

  • Traditional Ecological Knowledge: Reconstructing Historical Run Timing and Spawning Distribution of Eulachon through Tribal Oral History, Nathaniel D. Reynolds and Marc D. Romano

  • A Multidisciplinary Perspective on the 2011 Ethnography ‘The Spokan Indians’, with a Response from the Author, John Alan Ross, Darby C. Stapp, Jack Nisbet, Tina Wynecoop, Dennis D. Dauble, Jay Miller, Deward E. Walker, Jr., and John Alan Ross

  • The 64th Annual Northwest Anthropological Conference, Moscow, Idaho, 21–23 April 2011

  • Journal of Northwest Anthropology Publication Style Guide


  • Exploring Ancient Wood and Fiber Technologies along the Northwest Coast of North America, Dale R. Croes and Kathleen Hawes

  • Ground-Penetrating Radar Studies at the HAMMER Test Bed Facility, Richland, Washington, Lawrence B. Conyers

  • An Experimental Archaeological Study of the Effects of Off-Road Vehicles on Lithic Scatters, Carolyn R. Temple and Robert Lee Sappington

  • Digging for Wealth, Archaeological and Historical Analysis of an Early Twentieth Century Ore Processing Mill Site in Shoshone County, Idaho, Ashley M. Morton and Robert Lee Sappington

  • [Graduate student paper winner] Adapt and Adopt: Apsáalooke (Crow) Beadwork and Regalia from the Nineteenth Century to Today, Kiley E. Molinari

  • [Undergraduate student paper winner] An Exploration of Intentions and Perceptions of Code-Switching among Bilingual Spanish-English Speakers in the Inland Northwest, Grace F. Cooper


  • Using our Field Experiences to Build Theories of Applied Social Change—Why Do We Not Do More?, Kevin Preister

  • The Distribution and Meaning of Labrets on the Salish Sea, Kate Shantry

  • The Western Stemmed Point Tradition on the Columbia Plateau, E.S. Lohse and Coral Moser

  • A Glimpse at the Beginning of Language Studies on the Northwest Coast: Johann Christoph Adelung’s Mithridates oder Allgemeine Sprachenkunde, Richard L. Bland

  • The Franz Boas Papers: Documentary Edition, Joshua Smith, Regna Darnel Robert L.A. Hancock, and Sarah Moritz

  • The 65th Annual Northwest Anthropological Conference, Pendleton, Oregon, 27–30 March 2012


  • Modeling Precontact Land-Use in The Dalles: Site Types, Assemblage Structure, and Data Adequacy, Paul S. Solimano and Daniel M. Gilmour

  • Stone Rings in the Umatilla National Forest, Southeastern Washington, R. Lee Lyman, Matthew T. Boulanger, and Dave N. Schmitt

  • Insights on Adaptive Capacity: Three Indigenous Pacific Northwest Historical Narratives, Benedict J. Colombi and Courtland L. Smith

  • [Graduate student paper winner] At the Intersection of Orphaned Collections and Civic Engagement, Kali D.V. Oliver

  • Public Archaeology in the West: A Case Study from Boise, Idaho, Mark Warner, Tracy Schwartz, Stacey Camp, Jessica Goodwin, Amanda Bielmann, and Tim Mace


  • Experiences in the University of Washington Anthropology Department,1955–1991, Simon Ottenberg

  • The Undervalued Black Katy Chitons (Katharina Tunicata) as a Shellfish Resource on the Northwest Coast of North America, Dale R. Croes

  • Incised Stones from Idaho, Jan Snedden Kee and Mark G. Plew

  • A Partial Stratigraphy of the Snakelum Point Site, 45-IS-13, Island County, Washington, and Comment on the Sampling of Shell Midden Sites Using Small Excavation Units, Lance K. Wollwage, Guy L. Tasa, and Stephenie Kramer

  • Big Dog/Little Horse—Ethnohistorical and Linguistic Evidence for the Changing Role of Dogs on the Middle and Lower Columbia in the Nineteenth Century, Cheryl A. Mack

  • Smallpox, Aleuts, and Kayaks: A Translation of Eduard Blashke’s Article on his Trip through the Aleutian Islands in 1838, Richard L. Bland

  • The 66th Annual Northwest Anthropological Conference, Portland, Oregon, 27–30 March 2013


  • Making the List: Mount St. Helens as a Traditional Cultural Property, a Case Study in Tribal/Government Cooperation, Richard H. McClure and Nathaniel D. Reynolds

  • Metal and Prestige in the Greater Lower Columbia River Region, Northwestern North America, H. Kory Cooper, Kenneth M. Ames, Loren G. Davis

  • Archaeological Feature Preservation in Active Fluvial Environments: An Experimental Case Study from the Snoqualmie River, King County, Washington State, J. Tait Elder, Patrick Reed, Alexander E. Stevenson, and M. Shane Sparks

  • Seals and Sea Lions in the Columbia River: An Evaluation and Summary of Research, Deward E. Walker, Jr.

  • The 67th Annual Northwest Anthropological Conference Abstracts

  • Journal of Northwest Anthropology List of Reviewers, 2012–2015


  • Tales from the River Bank: An In Situ Stone Bowl Found along the Shores of the Salish Sea on the Southern Northwest Coast of British Columbia, Rudy Reimer, Pierre Freile, Kenneth Fath, and John Clague

  • Localized Rituals and Individual Spirit Powers: Discerning Regional Autonomy through Religious Practices in the Coast Salish Past, Bill Angelbeck

  • Assessing the Nutritional Value of Freshwater Mussels on the Western Snake River, Jeremy W. Johnson and Mark G. Plew

  • Snoqualmie Falls: The First Traditional Cultural Property in Washington State Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, Jay Miller with Kenneth Tollefson

  • The Archaeology of Obsidian Occurrence in Stone Tool Manufacture and Use along Two Reaches of the Northern Mid-Columbia River, Washington, Sonja C. Kassa and Patrick T. McCutcheon

  • The Right Tool for the Job: Screen Size and Sample Size in Site Detection, Bradley Bowden

  • Alphonse Louis Pinart among the Natives of Alaska, Richard L. Bland


  • Aboriginal Economy and Polity of the Lakes (Senijextee) Indians, Verne F. Ray, with endnote by Madilane Perry

  • Berkeley Rockshelter LIthics: Understanding the Late Holocene Use of the Mount Rainier Area, Bradford W. Andrews, Kipp O. Godfrey, and Greg C. Burtchard

  • Eagle Gorge Terrace (45-KI-1083) an Upland Hunting Camp and Its Place in the Economic Lives of the Precontact Puget Salish, James C. Chatters and Jason B. Cooper

  • Chemical Analysis of Pharmaceutical Materials Recovered from a Historical Dump in Nampa, Idaho, Ray von Wandruszka, David Valentine, Mark Warner, Vaughn Kimball, Tara Summer, Alicia Fink, and Sidney Hunter

  • Skeletal Evidence of Pre-contact Conflict Among Native Groups in the Columbia Plateau of the Pacific Northwest, Ryan P. Harrod and Donald E. Tyler

  • [Student Paper 1st Prize Winner] The Holocene Eploitation and Occurrence of Artiodactyls in the Clearwater and Lower Snake River Regions of Idaho, Jenifer C. Chadez

  • Abstracts of the 63rd Annual Meeting of the Northwest Anthropological Conference, Eugene, Oregon, 26–28 March 2015