June News from the SAS

The Archaeology Centre (1-1730 Quebec Avenue) is open Monday to Thursday from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm and on Fridays by appointment. Staff can still be reached via email or by phoning the office (306-664-4124). We are a mask-friendly facility and ask any visitors to please wear a mask when visiting the office. Disposable masks are available for visitors at the office.

Office Closures:
June 6 – in lieu of Board Meeting
June 21 – National Indigenous Peoples Day

Fort Carlton Public Excavations

Registration is now open for the 2022 public excavations at Fort Carlton Provincial Park. Join the SAS in July and August on site! Full details and registration are available on the field school page.

Chapter News

All Points Saskatchewan Archaeological Society:

Prince Albert Historical Society: All museums are open now from 9am to 5pm daily. June 6th from 6 to 8pm: Meet the Author Event: Kate Kading. Author of ‘On Scene,’ which is inspired by one of the longest manhunts in Canadian history. Watch our Facebook page for more information.  June 18th- Prince Albert Downtown Street Fair. The Historical Museum will be open free of charge from 9 to 5pm. Walking tours of the downtown area will run every Thursday and Sunday (weather permitting) at 11am and 2pm. The cost is $2 a person. On June 25, Fred Payton will lead a talk and tour at St. Mary Church. Check out the Facebook page event for more information.

Regina Archaeological Society: The RAS would like to thank those attended the RAS family BBQ on Sunday May 29th. The afternoon started off cloudy but the sun came out for the walk to the Kinney Site in the beautiful Wakamow valley. The hamburgers and hot dogs were enjoyed by all who attended as was the Saskatoon pie and Saskatoon refreshments. It was wonderful to once again visit with fellow RAS members. The RAS will be taking a break in June. We wish to thank everyone who has supported us this past year by joining us for Zoom presentation and for taking time out of their Sunday schedule to join us on May 29 in Moose Jaw’s Connor Park in Wakamow.

Saskatoon Archaeological Society: The Saskatoon Chapter will take a break from our regular meetings for the summer, and will resume in October. We are looking for speakers for next year’s meetings, and anyone interested can email saskatoon.archaeology@gmail.com.

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