2018 Annual Gathering


The 55th Annual Gathering Preliminary Program is now available!

Additional Event for SAS Members

Friday, April 27th Afternoon

Treaty and Reconciliation Education Event – 1:30 pm

KAIROS Blanket Exercise – A teaching tool to share the historic and contemporary relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada. This event is free-of-charge for current SAS members but registration is required. Seats are limited. **Trigger Warning** The Blanket Exercise walks through difficult experiences, such as Indian Residential Schools, the Sixties Scoop, violence against Indigenous women and girls, and other policies that have adversely affected Indigenous peoples. Cultural and health support will be provided during and after the exercise.

Sunday Morning Tours

The Fort Qu’Appelle Museum has been kind enough to open their doors for Museum tours from 9:30 to 10:30 am.

Students from the Leadership Team, oski-pimohtahtamwak otayis?niwiwaw, at Bert Fox Community High School will be leading us on a Treaty Walk from 10:30 am until 12:30 pm. For more information on what to expect on the walk, visit the Treaty Walks blog and listen to Sheena Koops’ Treaty Song. Please bring bottled water and good walking shoes for the Treaty Walk.

Student Awards

The Keith Lewis Memorial Student Presentation Award is available for both an graduate student and undergraduate student presenter.  A draw for one monetary student travel supplement is provided by the Regina Archaeological Society for students attending the conference.

Presentations should be 15 minutes in length with an additional 5 minutes allotted for questions.


Address: 86 Grove Street, B-Say-Tah, SK, Canada
Phone: (306) 332-5988
Website: bbsask.ca / Email: bsaytahpointbandb@sasktel.net

Address: 11 Ellisboro Trail, Lebret, SK S0G 2Y0
Phone: (306) 332-6909

Address: 503 Hudson Ave, Fort Qu’Appelle, SK S0G 1S0
Phone: (306) 332-5603

Address: North of Fort Qu’Appelle JCT Highways 56 & 35.
Phone: (306) 332-5634

Address: 21 Elm St Lebret, SK
Phone: (306) 332-4696
Email: katepwahotel@sasktel.net

Address: Located at Fort Qu’Appelle Park and Campground.
Phone: (306) 332-4866
Email: valleycabinrentals@sasktel.net

Registration Fees

Registration is available online until Tuesday, April 24th. After this time, only at the door registrations will be available, however they will NOT include lunch.

Phone-in registrations will be accepted 9:00 am – 4:00 pm CST Monday to Thursday at 306- 664-4124.

If you would like to download the registration form, a PDF is available: 2018 Archaeology Conference Registration Form

Would you like to support the 2018 Conference?  If this is something your company might be interested in, have a look at our Conference Support package.

Conference Sponsor:

Canada North Environmental Services

Banquet & Keynote Sponsor:


Refreshment Break Sponsors:

Western Heritage


Intergroup Consultants Ltd.


  • April 6, 2018 - April 24, 2018
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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