November News from the SAS

Office Closures This Month:
Monday, November 11th – Remembrance Day
Wednesday, November 27th – Office Planning Session

Chapter News:

Prince Albert Historical Society: The PA Historical Museum is open week days except stat holidays from 9 AM to 4 PM. Please ring the doorbell on the side entrance to gain access. It will also open from 1:00-4:00 pm on November 11th and November 30th. The other museums (Corrections & Policing, Education and Diefenbaker House National Historic Site) are open by appointment only (306-764-2882).

Regina Archaeological Society: The November speaker for the RAS is Alissa Philipenko (Department of Archaeology & Anthropology MA Candidate, University of Saskatchewan) speaking on “So Farr, so Good: A Promising Excavation in Southern Saskatchewan”. Please join the Regina chapter on Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 at 7:30 pm in the RSM Boardroom (2445 Albert Street). All are welcome to attend!

Saskatchewan Association of Professional Archaeologists: SAPA will be having their fall meeting on Saturday, November 30th at 2:30 pm at the SAS office (1-1730 Quebec Avenue). Members not able to attend the meeting may Skype in but please contact the SAS by November 28th at 4:00 pm to make arrangements. SAPA will also be hosting a Student Mixer event on November 30th. Time and place to be announced!

Saskatoon Archaeological Society: The November speaker will be the annual Jessie Caldwell Memorial Lecture for 2019-2020. The Saskatoon chapter is proud to announce that Dr. Jill Taylor-Hollings (Lakehead University) will be speaking on “Archaeology of the Miskweyaabiziibee (Bloodvein River) in Northwestern Ontario: Part of Canada’s Newest UNESCO World Heritage Site”. All are welcome to attend Friday, November 15th at 7:00 pm in Room 132 of the Archaeology Building (55 Campus Drive) on the University of Saskatchewan. Just a reminder about the Monthly Book Prize at the meeting. Donate $2 and get your name into a draw for your chance to win a book from a selection of donated books. The money raised by the draw goes towards the Meyer-Maignon Student Book Prize that is awarded annually. 

South West Saskatchewan Archaeological Society: The SWSAS will be having Dr. Karin Steuber (SAS) speak on her docotoral research at the November meeting. Please join us on Thursday, November 14th at 7:00 pm at the Swift Current Museum (44 Robert Street West) to hear Dr. Steuber speak on “‘It’s sedimentary, my dear Watson‘ Geochemical Characterization of Brown Chalcedony Besant Artifacts”.

Upcoming SAS Events:

Check out the Workshops page for information and how to register for the November workshop!

Save the Date!