Upcoming Events

Hope you all survived the holidays, here are some events to add to your calendar for this year.

On February 13 and 14 the Council for Minnesota Archaeology will hold is biennial conference at the Atwood Memorial Center on the St. Cloud State University campus.  Plans to this point include a mixer on Friday evening at the Stearns History Museum from 5 to 8 pm with snacks and refreshments.  Artifact collections from the 19th Century Little Elk River Mission and Shoemaker sites and from the precontact Knife Lake sites will be on display.  There will also be a rock swap of lithic samples.   On both Friday (13) and Saturday (14) the paper and poster sessions will be held at the Atwood Memorial Center on campus.  A final schedule will soon follow.  If you have questions you can contact Mark Muniz at mpmuniz@stcloudstate.edu   When the final schedule is available it will be posted on this site.

The 2015 Lake Superior Basin Workshop (LSBW) will be held on Friday/Saturday March 20 and 21 at Grand Portage National Monument.  The LSBW has a long tradition of informal displays and discussions of archaeological interest.  The attached flier has more information and a map; to reserve tables for displays or other information, contact Bill Clayton at william_j_clayton@nps.gov or by phone to 218-475-0123.

And finally the Office of the State Archaeologist has announced the dates for Minnesota Archaeology Week, 2015 as September 12 – 20, 2015.

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