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Plan your calendar! November 2016 Nov 1 - MAS Board Meeting at 7pm, Ft. Snelling History Center, All MAS members are welcome to attend! Nov 12 - “Maritime History and Archaeology in Ancient Egypt”, Lecturer: Dr. Pearce Paul Creasman at 11:00am at The Minneapolis Institute of Art (Pillsbury Auditorium). This talk is sponsored by The Archaeological Institute of America (AIA Society: Minneapolis/St. Paul).  Nov 18 - “The Lord of the Deer: A Lost Maya Myth”, Lecturer: Dr. Marc Zender at 7:30pm at Hamline University (Giddens Learning Center 100e).  This lecture is presented by the Maya Society of Minnesota. Nov 19 - “Classic Maya Mythologies” (Workshop Fee $30.00), 12:00 – 5:00pm at Hamline University (Giddens Learning Center 6s, the Anthro Lab). The workshop is presented by the Maya Society of Minnesota. Nov 19 - Youth Archaeology Workshop #2: Artifacts in Scott County & Mapping The World Around Us, 1:00 - 3:00pm, at The Scott County Historical Society, Shakopee, MN.  Ever wondered what archaeologists do? Here’s your chance to find out! Join local archaeologist Dr. Jeremy Nienow for an afternoon of fun, hands-on archaeology activities. This workshop is the second in a series of six workshops for ages 11-16 that run until May 2017. FREE!  Registration in advance through Shakopee Community Education or call Stephanie at 952-445-0378.  See here for further information. December 2016 Dec 2 - “New approach to Mayan astrology”, Lecturer: Gina Miranda, Maya Day Keeper at 7:30 pm at Hamline University    (Giddens Learning Center 100e). This lecture is presented by the Maya Society of Minnesota.  Dec 6 - MAS Board Meeting at 7pm, Ft. Snelling History Center, All MAS members are welcome to attend! Dec 8 - “Enticing the Gods of Ancient Gaul: Iron Age and Gallo-Roman Ritual Offerings Deposited in Springs”, Presented by Katherine Erdman at 6:00pm at Macalester College, St Paul. This lecture is sponsored by AIA-MN and Macalester College. January 2017 Jan 3 - MAS Board Meeting at 7pm, Ft. Snelling History Center, All MAS members are welcome to attend! Jan 21 - Youth Archaeology Workshop #3: Typology Building:  Artifact Reconstruction, 1:00 - 3:00pm, at The Scott County Historical Society, Shakopee, MN.  This workshop is the third in a series of six workshops for ages 11-16 that run until May 2017. FREE!  Registration in advance through Shakopee Community Education or call Stephanie at 952-445-0378. Additional information here. Upcoming MAS Meetings: Feb 7 - MAS Board Meeting at 7pm Mar 7 - 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 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:  Feb 9 - "What is Glass Bead Disease?: A study of the Fort Union Trade Bead Collection", Lecturer: Deanna O’Donnell on    Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 6:00pm, at Macalester College (John B David Lecture Hall in the Stricker Dayton Campus Center).  This talk is sponsored by AIA-MN and Macalester College.  Feb 18 - Youth Archaeology Workshop #4: Experimental Archaeology; Flintknapping; Atlatl, 1:00 - 3:00pm, at The Scott County Historical Society, Shakopee, MN.  This workshop is the third in a series of six workshops for ages 11-16 that run until May 2017. FREE!  Registration in advance through Shakopee Community Education or call Stephanie at 952-445- 0378.  Additional information here. Feb 24 - “The Elk Ridge Story”, Lecturer: Karl Laumbach, Principal Investigator, Human Systems Research on February 24, 2017, 7:30 pm at Hamline University (Giddens Learning Center 100e).  This lecture is presented by the Maya Society of Minnesota. Feb 25 - “Southwestern Ceramic Workshop with an Emphasis on the Mimbres Mogollon Culture”,    presented by Toni S. Laumbach and Karl W. Laumbach on February 25, 2017, 9:00 am – Noon at Hamline University (Giddens Learning Center 6s, the Anthro Lab). Position Announcement: Request for Proposals, Contact Archaeologist, Metro-Area Historical Society Collaborative
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