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Give Dr. David Owsley a man’s 8,000-year-old skeleton and he’ll unlock a treasure trove of secrets about the man’s life of pain and hardship as a hunter in the Pacific Northwest. During his presentation at the Rudder Hall Auditorium Thursday morning on his new book, co-authored with Richard Jantz of the University of Tennessee and titled Kennewick Man: The Scientific Investigation of an Ancient American Skeleton, Owsley, an anthropologist at the Smithsonian Institute’s National Museum of Natural History, told the story of the 8,000-year-old skeleton dubbed “Kennewick Man” found on the banks of the Columbia River near Kennewick, Washington in 1996. At The Eagle