October News from the SAS

The Archaeology Centre (1-1730 Quebec Avenue) is open Monday to Thursday by appointment only. If you would like to stop by, please email or call ahead (306-664-4124) to set up an appointment with a staff member. Visitors will be required to wear masks in the office. Disposable masks are available in the office. All staff are also available via email Monday to Thursday from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm.

Chapter News

Prince Albert Historical Society: The Prince Albert Historical Museum is open from 9 AM to 4 PM weekdays. The Education, Corrections and Diefenbaker Historic sites are open by making an appointment with the Historical Museum at 306-764-2992. The Historical Museum is also having an antiques and  garage sale on Oct 2nd and Oct 3rd from 9 AM to 2 PM. Masks are mandatory as well as COVID protocols. The Museum Archives are open again to researchers. Protocol information available on website. A raffle is being held for 3 items: an antique washstand including pitcher and basin, an afghan and a wall hanging. In celebration of Culture Days a Scavenger Hunt is also being held.

Regina Archaeological Society: The RAS will be meeting on October 20th at 7:30 pm for a presentation from Riel Cloutier (Archaeologist with SaskPower) presenting “The History of Athabasca Hydro”. Nine decades of hydroelectric development and the related archaeological surveys in Saskatchewan’s far North. If you would like to join in on the presentation, please contact Alice so that we know how many plan to attend and so we  can forward you the Zoom link.

Saskatchewan Association of Professional Archaeologists: SAPA will be having a membership meeting and AGM on November 20th at 2pm. The meeting with be held via Zoom – details for how to access the meeting will be distributed prior to the meeting to members.

Saskatoon Archaeological Society: The Saskatoon Chapter will be holding their 2020 Annual General Meeting on Friday, October 16th at 7:00 pm via Zoom. To register and receive the Zoom information, please contact the Chapter via email.

Online Archaeology Scavenger Hunt

Our online Archaeology Scavenger Hunt starts on October 10! Read the rules and register to participate here.

Employment Opportunity

The SAS is currently looking for 2 recent graduates to fill two intern positions with us this Fall-Winter. For more information, please see our employment page.