Meet others who share your passion for the past! Plan your calendar! March 2015  Mar 3 - MAS Board Meeting at 7pm, Ft. Snelling History Center, All MAS members are welcome to attend! Mar 20 & 21 - The 2015 Lake Superior Basin Workshop will be held at Grand Portage National Monument. Please click link for further information. Mar 27 -  A Collaborative Flintknapping Demo (Knap-In), 2-4pm,  Anderson Hall, Room 330 (University of Minnesota). The event hosts are: The Department of Earth Sciences (for the ongoing opening of the new Olduvai Gorge drill cores at LacCore - National Lacustrine Core Facility) and the Department of Anthropology. The featured Knappers are; Cord Timo (Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa), Gil Tostevin (University of Minnesota), and Nick Toth (Stone Age Institute and Indiana University).  All are welcome! Please forward this information to anyone who might be interested. April 2015 Apr 7 - The April MAS Board Meeting will not be held.  Please plan on attending the Annual Meeting. April 24 (Friday) - The 2015 MAS Annual Dinner meeting will be held once again at Anderson Hall on the Hamline University Campus. Our speaker will be Dr. Rob Mann, St. Cloud State University. Rob’s interest is Fur Trade Archaeology.  He has done extensive research on smoking pipes, trade beads, and will be speaking on, “Labor, Lesisure, and Smoking: Tobacco Pipes and French Canadian Voyageurs during the Fur Trade Era in North America”.  Please check for further details in an upcoming newsletter.  May 2015  May 5 - MAS Board Meeting at 7pm, Ft. Snelling History Center, All MAS members are welcome to attend! Upcoming MAS Meetings: Mar 3 - MAS Board Meeting at 7pm Apr 7 - MAS Board Meeting at 7pm (will not be held) Apr 24 - MAS Annual Meeting May 5 - MAS Board Meeting at 7pm Upcoming Northern Lake Archaeological Society Meetings: Most NLAS meetings are held on the third Monday of each month Sept-May. Meetings are held at Superior Public Library (1530 Towers Avenue, Superior WI, from 7-8:30pm). No admission charged; Public encouraged to attend. For more information, call Duluth Archaeology Center at 218/624-5489 or email archcenter@aol.com or visit http://www.dulutharchaeologycenter.com/page8.html Other Upcoming Events: Mar 26, 2015 - (AIA, MN chapter events) Jimmy Schryver, “The Petra Garden and Pool Complex,” at 6pm, in the John B. Davis Lecture Hall in the Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center at Macalester College. April 9 - 12, 2015 - Central States Anthropology Society Annual Meeting will be held in St. Paul, MN at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.  Please see the CSAS webpage for further information: http://www.aaanet.org/sections/csas/?page_id=22 April 11, 2015 - (AIA, MN chapter events) Richard Buckley, “Richard III, The King Under the Car Park: the story of the seach for the burial place of England’s last Plantagenet king,” at 11am, in the Pillsbury Auditorium at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. May 25 - 29, 2015 - National Park Service’s 2015 Archaeological Prospection Workshop will be held at the Tobias- Thompson Complex sites, Rice County, Kansas. Please see the MAS Winter 2015 Newsletter for additional information.   Made with Xara Web Designer MAS Events and Meetings Last Updated: 24 Mar 15 Comments to Webmaster