November 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:
November 3 – all day
November 7 – all day
November 11 – Remembrance Day

Chapter News

All Points Saskatchewan Archaeological Society:

Prince Albert Historical Society: The Historical Society office and museum will be open from 9am to 4pm Monday to Friday. If you wish to visit the Rotary Museum of Police and Corrections, the John and Olive Diefenbaker Museum, or the Evolution of Education Museum, please call the Historical Museum  (306-764-2992) ahead of time. For Remembrance Day (November 11), the Historical Museum will be from 1-4 pm with free admission. For up to date information please visit our Facebook page.

Regina Archaeological Society:

Saskatoon Archaeological Society: The Saskatoon Chapter is pleased to present Hailey Kennedy (MacEwan University) on Friday, November 18th at 7:00 pm. Anyone interested in attending can email or visit their Facebook group for the Zoom link.

Upcoming Workshop

We’ve partnered with Dr. Tatiana Nomokonova of the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of Saskatchewan to offer two archaeological illustration workshops led by Hailey Kennedy (MacEwan University) in November. These will be held in conjunction with two undergraduate classes but interested participants are encouraged to register! All workshops take place in the Archaeology Building (55 Campus Drive, Saskatoon). Registration is by donation and pre-registration is required due to a limited number of seats in the classroom. Register on the SAS website by November 14, 2022.

November 17 at 11:30 am in ARCH 124
ARCH 498 Archaeology of Food (class is 1 hour and 20 min)
This workshop will focus on how to think about drawing food-related archaeological objects for public outreach activities in interesting ways.
Some food-related objects to work with will be provided. Participants are welcome to bring their own objects/items to this workshop.
Every participant is required to bring a paper, a pencil, and any colour media drawing supplies they want to use.

November 17 at 2:30 pm in ARCH 124
ARCH 353 Plains Archaeology (class is 1 hour and 20 min)
This workshop will focus on Lithic Illustrations for Academic Purposes.
Each participant is required to bring a paper and a pencil.
Points and scrapers will be provided, but participants also welcome to bring their own lithic items to draw.

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