Department ofAnthropology

J-TERM AT NEAH BAY

Each January a number of PLU students study at Neah Bay with Dr. Huelsbeck and a number of Makah experts.  The people of Neah Bay have long been generous with the students and faculty of our department and this opportunity often remains vivid in memories for  many years.

January 2010, JOIN US

The Neah Bay course is open to first year students and upper class students.  Please contact Dr. Huelsbeck for more information (huelsbdr@plu.edu).

Bone gaming

January 2007

The January 07 Endangered Launguages class with Professor Judy Pine spent three days at Neah Bay.  The photos on this page show some of their adventures.  They were honored to attend both elementary and high school language classes and learn from the people who are revitalizizng the use of Makah in Neah Bay.  There was also time for beach walking and learning the bone game.  As ever the generosity of the people of Neah Bay was their favorite lesson.

canoe

January 2006

The January 06 class had many adventures at Neah Bay.  The photos on this page show some of them.  Learning about the importance of the canoe, beach collecting, visiting the Ozette site, learning the bone game, and enjoying the environment.