April News from the SAS

Join us in Fort Qu’Appelle from April 27-29 for our 55th Annual Gathering! More information and registration options are available on the Event page. Student presenters are eligible for free registration, the Keith Lewis Student Presentation Award (Graduate and Undergraduate), and a travel bursary from the Regina Archaeological Society! The deadline to submit abstracts, register to have lunch included, and purchase banquet tickets has been extended to April 13th.

Chapter Updates

South West Saskatchewan Archaeological Society: The South West Saskatchewan Archaeological Society is pleased to present Aurora Bowery (University of Saskatchewan) speaking on “Geoarchaeological Analysis of the Whiting Slough Site” on Thursday, April 12th at 7:00 pm at the Swift Current Museum.

Saskatoon Archaeological Society: The Saskatoon Chapter will be hosting their AGM and April speaker on Friday, April 13th at 7:00 pm in Room 132 of the Archaeology Building (55 Campus Drive) on the University of Saskatchewan campus.  The April speaker will be Jennifer Rychlo (Golder Associates) will be speaking on “The Camp Rayner Site: Early Cultural Transitions on the Northern Plains”. All are welcome to attend.

Eagle Creek Historical Society: The Eagle Creek Chapter is meeting at the Pike Lake Hall on Sunday, April 15th at 2:30 pm for their April meeting.  This month’s speaker is Dr. Margaret Kennedy (Department of Archaeology & Anthropology, University of Saskatchewan).

Summer Employment Opportunities

The SAS has applied for grant funding to support two summer positions with our organization this summer.  If you have archaeological experience, are still a student returning to school in Fall 2018, and are under 30 years of age, consider applying with us! Information can be found on our Employment page. The deadline for applications is April 13th!

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