TYLER GRAHAM, M. GIS. Cultural Resource Technician
A.A., South Puget Sound Community College
B.A., The Evergreen State College
Master of GIS, University of Washington
Tyler Graham has been a Cultural Resource Specialist for Pacific Northwest ArchaeologicalServices for over 1.5 years. He has 5+ years of experience in archaeological work, research and Cultural Resource Management (CRM) in the Pacific Northwest, and has worked primarily in Western Washington. He has experience in pre-contact and post-contact sites.
Graham has participated in the examination of wet-sites at Qwu?gwes and Sunken Village. He has also assisted in the conservation of 500 ancient fish trap stakes from the Hoquiam River. Graham has worked for the U.S. Forest Service conducting large acreage surveys (500+ acres), site relocations, and historic property inventories. He is skilled with map, compass, GPS and ArcGIS for mapping in the field and office. Graham is concurrently employed by Washington Department of Transportation as a Cultural Resource Specialist on the Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Project.
SELECTED PROJECT EXPERIENCE:
Washington State Dept. of Transportation, 2012-Present, Cultural Resource Specialist, conducting archaeological monitoring of excavations relating to the Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Project.
U.S. Forest Service – Olympic National Forest., 2009-10 Archaeological Technician, conducted Section 106 surveys on forest land, performed site relocations, revisits. Also data entry with ArcGIS and Section 106 report writing.
South Puget Sound Community College, 2008-2009, Archaeology Lab Technician, Lead design and construction of museum quality scale model of Sunken Village (35-MU-4) sit for Confederated Tribes of Siletz Cultural Center.
Qwu?gwes/Mud Bay Archaeological Wet Site (45-TN-240), 2008-09, Field Supervisor and Research Assistant involving analysis of woodworking debitage and replication through experimental methods. Dr. Dale R. Croes, Director.
Sunken Village Archaeological Wet Site (35-MU-4), Oregon, 2007-08, Field Technician and Research Assistant. Analyzed woodworking debitage with Kathleen Hawes.
Qwu?gwes/Mud Bay Archaeological Wet Site (45-TN-240), 2007, Field school student and research assistant analyzing woodworking debitage. Dr. Dale R. Croes, Director.
As CRS for Pacific Northwest Archaeological Services, 2011-Present, has surveyed for CRM projects with: City of Shelton, Clallam County Parks (Survey of new land acquired), Quinault Indian Nation (conservation of 250 fish trap stakes), Chehalis Tribe (conservation of 250 fish trap stakes), Quileute Tribe (survey of new land acquisitions) and Anderson Island County Park (survey of new land acquisitions for park).