January News from the SAS

Happy New Year!

The Archaeology Centre (1-1730 Quebec Avenue) is open by appointment only. Staff can be reached via email or by phoning the office (306-664-4124). If you are leaving a phone message, please allow at least 48 hours for staff to reply.

Office Closures:
January 1-3 – Holiday Break

Membership Update: Don’t forget to renew your SAS membership for 2022! The annual membership term is January to December. You can renew online or by email or phoning us!

Publications Update: We are preparing our latest publication, “Saskatchewan Projectile Points: An Indigenous Perspective and Guidebook”, with an anticipated release next spring. It will be 6” x 9” in size, with a protected coil binding so it lays flat when open, and will be approximately 200 pages. We are conducting a survey with regards to the book. Click the survey link to take the survey and be entered to win a free copy of the book! The survey will remain open until January 15, 2022. Thanks to all of those who have taken it!

Call for Board Nominees: The following positions are open for nominations:

  • Treasurer
  • 2 Members-at-Large
  • First Nations/Métis Member-at-Large

All terms are for two years. Incumbents may run for a consecutive term, with a maximum service of six consecutive years in the same position. The SAS has four board meetings per year (on Saturdays). There may be additional meetings called for committee work. The SAS values diversity and inclusivity. We welcome applications from individuals who have skills in finance, fundraising, human resources, governance, policy, risk management, technology and marketing. For further information and for nomination forms, please contact the SAS office.

2022 Annual Gathering: Save the Date! April 8-10, 2022 in Kindersley, Saskatchewan. More information will be available in the February E-Voice.

Chapter News

All Points Saskatchewan Archaeological Society and Regina Archaeological Society:

Prince Albert Historical Society:

Saskatoon Archaeological Society: The first talk of 2022 will be Dr. Samantha Purchase (University of Sheffield) on Friday, January 28 at 7:00 pm. To receive the Zoom link, email the Saskatoon Archaeological Society or visit their Facebook group.

Bursary Announcement

More information as well as the application form can be found on our Bursary and Member Funding page!

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