March 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.

The SAS office will be closed on Monday, March 22 in lieu of the Saturday Board Meeting.

Chapter News

All Points Saskatchewan Archaeological Society: APSAS is selling a pandemic cookbook!

Archaeology and Anthropology Students’ Association: The AASA is having a book sale! Check out this list of books that they have available. Books are first-come, first-served and by donation. Pickup is available in Saskatoon or Three Hills, Alberta. Shipping is available with the cost to be paid by the purchaser. Please contact the AASA for further information, to determine pickup/drop-off/shipping, and to purchase books!

Prince Albert Historical Society: The Historical Museum will continue to be open Monday to Friday (covid-dependent).  The other museums (Education, Corrections and Diefenbaker Historic Site) are open by appointment. 

Regina Archaeological Society: The March meeting will be on the 16th at 7:30 pm via Zoom. Please visit the RAS Facebook page for meeting and speaker information.

Saskatchewan Association of Professional Archaeologists: SAPA is currently seeking nominations for its Executive Treasurer position.  If you would like more information, or are a paid member and are interested in nominating yourself or someone else, please contact SAPA at sapaexec@gmail.com.

Saskatoon Archaeological Society:  The Saskatoon Chapter is pleased to announce the 2021 Jessie Caldwell Memorial Lecturer will be Jennifer Harty (Cultural Resources Program Manager, Air National Guard Readiness Center, Joint Base Andrews). Jennifer will be speaking on the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) which is responsible for identifying and repatriating remains of fallen American men and women (military and civilian) who are currently unaccounted for – Missing in Action or Prisoners of War.  Date and Zoom details are available by emailing the Saskatoon Chapter or on their Facebook group page.

Deadline Approaching!

The deadline for our annual Member Funding Grant is 4:00 pm on March 31! For full details, view the guidelines and application form on our website.