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Northwest Anthropological Conference 2022!

The Northwest Anthropological Association is pleased to announce that the 75th Northwest Anthropological Conference will be held between March 9 and 12, 2022. The conference will once again be held virtually and will be free to attend (registration required). Please keep an eye on the Northwest Anthropological Conference website for details as they are announce and be sure to follow us on social media for news and updates.

NWAC 2022
Going on Now! 

View the NWAC Program (PDF) for the presentation schedule through March 12th, 2022.

Check the Registration Page for Information on Accessing the Virtual Platform for NWAC 2022

Final NWAC Program Available Now!

Now Open! 
75th Annual NWAC Attendee Access

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Meet the Artist of the 
2022 NWAC Logo

Artist: Jon Olney Shellenberger

Owner: Native Anthro

"I went with the Thunderbird petroglyph located at Columbia Hills. I wanted something that reflected power. At a time when we are completely without power to control our daily lives due to COVID-19, I thought it a good time to reflect on powers greater than ourselves. We, as Natives, have to learn things throughout our lives and therefore are in a constant state of learning. Even though we may not understand all things such as all petroglyphs or their meaning, they are there so that one day they will have meaning in our lives. To our elders, it wasn't about understanding everything. It was about understanding the right things at the right time. That is what Tribe's are trying to protect, the potential to understand and protect those opportunities for future generations."