Deschutes Public Library News
Obsidian: Archaeologist Dennis Jenkins Discusses the Black Glass
Posted By: Lisa McGean
Date Posted: 9/4/2008
Archaeologist Dennis Jenkins will discuss the invaluable information about our culture stored within nature in a presentation at the La Pine Public Library on Monday September 8th at 11:00 a.m. This program is free and open to the public.
Obsidian artifacts yeild a treasure-trove of information about prehistoric lifeways and the development of sociopolitical areas in central Oregon across fifteen thousand years of prehistory. Jenkins, a Universory of Oregon senior research associate, will present a fascinating look at the trail of information left by this beautiful volcanic glass.
For information about this and other library programs, please call 312-1034 or visit the library at www.dpls.us/cal.