Resident Spotlight – Ruth Kirk: Writer, Naturalist, Anthropology Enthusiast

Ruth KirkA Panorama resident for more than 15 years, Ruth Kirk is an esteemed author of 38 books. She’s led a life of exploration and has a passion for writing about natural history and human history. Her latest book, to be released this spring, reveals her first-hand account of the 11-year archaeological dig at Ozette, an ancient Makah whaling village near Neah Bay, WA.

This latest publication will be joining an impressive portfolio of Ruth’s previous work, including Archaeology in Washington and Exploring Death Valley. A more comprehensive list of Ruth’s written work accompanied by reader reviews can be found here.

Ruth will present Ozette: Excavating a Makah Whaling Village

on Monday, April 6th at 12:00 noon in The State Capitol Museum.

She will also be signing books following the presentation.

 

To read more about her remarkable career, visit the following links.

Ruth Kirk, Paper Ranger – by Judy Bentley http://www.washingtonhistory.org/research/whc/milestones/centennial/pnwconference/kirk/

 

Kirk Brings Ozette Dig Back to Life – by John Dodge http://www.theolympian.com/2015/02/07/3565019_kirk-brings-ozette-dig-back-to.html?rh=1

 

Publisher’s Description of Ozette: Excavating a Makah Whaling Village http://www.washington.edu/uwpress/search/books/KIROZE.html

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