Malia Johnson is a professional archaeologist and a seventh-generation Oregonian. Born and raised in Oregon, she has studied in several countries and traveled extensively, working on many international archaeological sites. The bulk of her archaeological career has been spent working in Oregon, particularly along the coast and in the Willamette Valley. Gaining her B.A. in Anthropology from Oregon State University, she earned a Master of Philosophy in Archaeology from the University of Cape Town, South Africa.
Orlando Humason (1828–1875)
Often referred to as the Father of Wasco County, Orlando Humason helped establish Wasco County, served on The Dalles’ first governing board, and contributed to the industrialization of that critical part of the Columbia River. A restless entrepreneur, he was skilled at predicting transportation needs and could turn …