Meet others who share your passion for the past! Plan your calendar! September 2015   Sep 1 - MAS Board Meeting at 7pm, Ft. Snelling History Center, All MAS members are welcome to attend!    Sep 5 - Catch Rod Knapping, Cannon Valley Trail Sep 12 - Archaeology at the Wood Lake Battlefield, one day public Archaeology Event (see below) Sep 12 to 20 - Minnesota Archaeology Week (see below) Sep 13 - Legacy Archaeology presentation at Boulder Lake Reservoir (see below)  Sep 26 - Archaeology Day, Mille Lacs Kathio State Park (see below) October 2015 Oct 6 - MAS Board Meeting at 7pm, Ft. Snelling History Center, All MAS members are welcome to attend!  Oct 17 - International Archaeology Day November 2015 Nov 3 - MAS Board Meeting at 7pm, Ft. Snelling History Center, All MAS members are welcome to attend!    Upcoming MAS Meetings: Dec 1 - MAS Board Meeting at 7pm Jan 5 - MAS Board Meeting at 7pm Feb 2 - 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 (1530 Tower Aver, Superior WI) 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 or visit Other Upcoming Events: Sep 12 - Archaeological work to be completed at the Wood Lake Battlefield by Sigrid Arnott Consulting, LLC for the Wood Lake Battlefield Preservation Association will be the subject of a one-day public archaeology event to be held on the site September 12, 2015 from 1 to 5 pm.  The study plans to dentify archaeological features, recover archaeological artifacts, and interpret the findings within the context of the larger Wood Lake Battlefield historic site.  The study will rely heavily on state-of-the-art non-invasive methods including: analysis of aerial laser scanning data to model terrain elements in 3-D, forensic analysis of ballistics, systematic metal detection and mapping of buried artifacts and features identified using subsurface geophysical methods.  During the event Dr. Douglas Scott will discuss conflict archaeology and demonstrations of the high-technology archaeological methods used during the survey will be conducted.  Project Contacts: Sigrid Arnott (612.229.3815,, David Maki (612.379.0094, For information about the Lake Battlefield Preservation Association see: Sep 12 to 20 - Minnesota Archaeology Week, click on calendar for dates and times of events. Sep 13 (Sunday) - The series of Legacy Achaeology presentations will again be offered this summer courtesy of Minnesota Power, who sponsors the series. All presentations will be at the Boulder Lake Environmental Leaning Center out on Boulder Lake Reservoir.  The presentations will be from 1-3 pm and very informal; anyone wishing to jump in with relevant info is welcome. If you have artifacts that you would like identified, please bring them!!  For questions - please contact Sue Mulholland at  Boulder Lake Environmental Center - ( Sep 24, 2015 - David L. Peterson will lecture on "Prehistory of the Eurasian Steppes”. The AIA-MN event is at 6:00pm in the Davis Lecture Hall (Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center), Macalester College.  More info at Sep 26, 2015 - Archaeology Day at Mille Kacs Katio State Park, time: 10 AM to 4 PM. The Minnesota Archaeological Society will host a full day of displays, demonstrations and activities highlighting archaeology and the early history of Minnesota. Demonstrations include flint knapping, pottery making, birch bark canoe building, prehistoric cooking techniques, traditional wild rice processing, spears & spear-throwers, a kids archery range and an opportunity to view an archeological excavation in progress. Displays include books and pamphlets from the Minnesota Archaeological Society, archaeology of Maritime Heritage Minnesota, St. Cloud State University, the Minnesota Historical Society and the Office of the State Archaeologist.  The directions: Go to mile post marker #221 on US Hwy 169, about 8 miles north of Onamia. Watch for the Kathio Arrowhead sign and take County Road 26 for about a mile, to the park entrance. More Information: Contact Jim Cummings at (320) 532-3269.  Oct 14-17,  2015 - 73rd Plains Anthropological Conference will be held in Iowa City, Iowa. More information to follow. Oct 17, 2015 - International Archaeology Day is a celebration of Archaeology and the thrill of discovery. Each October the AIA and archaeological organizations across the United States, Canada, and abroad present archaeological programs and activities for people of all ages and interests. For further information, go to Nov 5-8, 2015 - Midwest Archaeological Conference will be held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. More information to follow.  Made with Xara Web Designer MAS Events and Meetings Last Updated: 29 Aug 26 Comments to Webmaster