Jason Channel has been a Cultural Resource Specialist for Pacific Northwest Archeological Services for four years. He has 7+ years of experience in archeological work, research, and Cultural Resource Management (CRM) in the Pacific Northwest. Channel has worked primarily in Western Washington. He has participated in the examination of wet-sites at Qwu?gwes and Sunken Village as well as the dry site at Kalakala Archeology Project. Channel is currently enrolled at The Evergreen State College finishing his Bachelor of Arts.
SELECTED PROJECT EXPERIENCE:
As CRS for Pacific Northwest Archaeological Services, 2011-Present, has surveyed for CRM projects with: City of Shelton, Anderson Island County Park (survey of new land acquisitions for park), and Mason PUD #3.
Kalakala Archaeological Project (45-TN-434), 2012-2013, Field excavator with the Nisqually Indian Tribe. Assisted in cultural resource survey and excavations for final report. Worked in cooperation with Nisqually Cultural Resources Specialists Jacqueline Wall and Kareem Gannie with Joseph Kalama. Dr. Dale Croes, PI and Director.
Qwu?gwes/Mud Bay Archaeological Wet Site (45-TN-240), 2007-2009, Field Supervisor and Research Assistant involving analysis of cherry bark curls, split woodworking and replication through experimental methods. Dr. Dale R. Croes, Director.
Sunken Village Archaeological Wet Site (35-MU-4), Oregon, 2007-2008, Field Technician and Research Assistant. Analyzed cherry bark curls, and split woodworking. Dr, Dale R. Croes, Director.
Qwu?gwes/Mud Bay Archaeological Wet Site (45-TN-240), 2006, Field school student and research assistant analyzing cherry bark curls. Dr. Dale R. Croes, Director.