Meet others who share your passion for the past! Plan your calendar! January 2016   Jan 5 - MAS Board Meeting at 7pm, Ft. Snelling History Center, All MAS members are welcome to attend!  Jan 18 - Lecture, “The Duluth Bluestone Industry” at Superior, Wisconsin Public Library (see below)  Jan 26 - Lecture, “Life Among the Dakota” at the Minnesota History Center (see below) February 2016 Feb 2 - MAS Board Meeting at 7pm, Ft. Snelling History Center, All MAS members are welcome to attend!  Feb 11 - Archaeological Institute of America, Minnesota Society Lecture (see below) Feb 18 - Archaeological Institute of America, Minnesota Society Lecture (see below) Feb 18 to 21 - Cryogenic Knap-in, Hairy Mosquito Trading Company, Milaca, Minnesota (see below) Feb 19-20 - 2016 Lithic Matherials Workshop, Augustana University in Sioux Falls, SD (see below) Feb 21 - Lecture, “ Folsom Adaptations to Bison Hunting: A Comparison of Northern and Southern Plains Arroyo Trap Kills”, Augustana University, Sioux Falls, SD (see below) March 2016 Mar 1 - MAS Board Meeting at 7pm, Ft. Snelling History Center, All MAS members are welcome to attend!    Upcoming MAS Meetings: Apr 5 - MAS Board Meeting at 7pm May 3 - MAS Board Meeting at 7pm Jun 7 - MAS Board Meeting at 7pm Upcoming Northern Lake Archaeological Society Meetings: Jan 18 - Brian Klawiter will be giving a talk on, “ The Duluth Bluestone Industry”, on Monday, Jan 18, at 7 pm at the Superior Wisconsin Public Library (1530 Tower Aver, Superior WI). This is the companion talk to his brownstone presentation given last spring. Most NLAS meetings are held on the third Monday of each month (Sept - May).  Meetings are held at the Superior Public Library from 7-8:30 pm unless otherwise noted. All meeting are free and open to the public.  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: Jan 26 - Lecture, “Life Among the Dakota”, at the Minnesota History Center (345 W Kellogg Blvd, St Paul, MN) on Tuesday, Jan 26 at 7:00 pm to 8:00pm.  Jane Williamson moved to Minnesota in the 1840’s to do Missionary work with her brother. For 50 years, she lived among the Dakota working as a school teacher. Historian Lois Glewwe recently uncovered candid letters from Williamson describing what life was like on the Dakota reservation before the War to 1862. Join Glewwe for a presentation drawn from Williamson’s firsthand accounts. The lecture is free. For further information please call 651-259-3000.     Feb 11 - Archaeological Institute of America, Minnesota Society lecture presentation. Thursday, February 11, 2016, 6pm, Pieter Broucke, “A Roman Architect at Work: Apollodoros of Damascus,” and the Design of the Pantheon,” at the Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota. For additional information, contact Vanessa Rousseau:  rous0004@umn.edu Feb 18 - Archaeological Institute of America, Minnesota Society lecture presentation. Thursday, February 18, 2016, 6pm, Alex Knodell, “Crossroads and Boundaries in an Ancient Greek Borderland: Regional Survey with the Mazi Archaeological Project,” in the John B. Davis Lecture Hall in the Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center, Macalester College. For additional information, contact Vanessa Rousseau:  rous0004@umn.edu Feb 18 to 21 - The Cryogenic Knap-in will be from Feb 18 to the 21st at the Hairy Mosquito Trading Company. The trading company is located one hour north of the Metro area, just south of Millie Lacs Lake. The address is 21287 Hwy 169, Milaca, MN.  Check out the Hairy Mosquito facebook page! Feb 19 to 20 - The Archeology Laboratory, Augustana University will be hosting the 2016 Lithic Materials Workshop.  The workshop will be held on-campus at the Edith Mortenson Center, Augustana University in Sioux Falls, SD. The event represents the fourth in a series of biennial workships intended to be an informal gathering of professional and advocationals with an interest in all things lithic (or archeology in general).  It is free and open to the public. For additional information please contact Austin A. Buhta at: austin.buhta@augie.edu or click on the lithic symposium flyer here. Feb 21 - Following the 2016 Lithic Materials Workship, Augustana Professor KC Carlson will present the Third Sunday Archeology Lecture, titled,” Folsom Adaptations to Bison Hunting: A Comparison of Northern and Southern Plains Arroyo Trap Kills”.  All are invited to this free presentation.  Apr 9 - Archaeological Institute of America, Minnesota Society lecture presentation. Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 11am: John Hale, “Cleopatra: An Archaeological Perspective on Egypt’s Last Pharaoh,” in the Pillsbury Auditorium at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.  For additional information, contact Vanessa Rousseau:  rous0004@umn.edu Apr 19 - Lecture, “Myths of the Rune Stone”, at the Minnesota History Center (345 W Kellogg Blvd, St Paul, MN) on Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016, 7:00 pm - 8:00pm. Historian, David Krueger, author of Myths of the Rune Stone: Viking Martyrs and the Birthplace of America, will explore what fueled Minnesotans’ resilient belief in the Kensington rune stone, despite overwhelming evidence that it was a hoax.   Made with Xara Web Designer MAS Events and Meetings Last Updated: 15 Jan 16 Comments to Webmaster