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The next London  Chapter meeting will be held on Thursday, March 8, 2018
at the Museum of Ontario Archaeology. The speaker(s) will be the Jean-Franšois Millaire, Kayla Golay-Lausanne, and Edward Eastaugh of the University of Western Ontario on Ongoing Remote Sensing Work at the Gallinazo Group Site in the Vir˙ Valley, Peru. Doors open at 7 PM and the meeting will begin at 7:30 PM. All are welcome to attend and as always there is free juice and cookies!!

Now available as pdfs for a computer near you:
Kewa: The First Thirty Years (1977-2007)
The Archaeology of Southern Ontario to AD 1650 (edited by Chris J. Ellis and Neal Ferris)

We are pleased to announce the release of two different publications as high quality, searchable, pdfs. The first thirty years of issues of our popular academic newsletter the Kewa, including all the Nineteenth Century Notes and Point Types series, is available on  a single DVD.  So here is a chance to get copies of each and every issue of this popular and useful publication outlet together in one convenient small place for $20 plus postage/handling ($5.00 to Canada, $8.00 to USA; currently we treat US dollars at par). In addition, we have reissued on a single CD our best selling, 570 page 1990 volume: The Archaeology of Southern Ontario to AD 1650, Occasional Publications of the London Chapter No. 5, edited by Chris J. Ellis and Neal Ferris for the same price. Get both discs for $45, postage included to USA or Canada. We take cheques only written on Canadian and USA banks that are made payable to: London Chapter OAS. Orders can be sent to: London Chapter, OAS, c/o Museum of Ontario Archaeology, 1600 Attawandaron Road, London, Ontario, Canada N6G 3M6
or contact Chris Ellis (cjellis@uwo.ca).

The Kewa...
We are behind in the issuing of our newsletter Kewa for the simple reason people have not been submitting papers for publication (Issue 16[1 to 3] is the last issue to date). The Kewa is a great way to get into a more accessible form important data, information and ideas about the archaeology of Ontario. Short reports on sites excavated through CRM activities are especially welcome. There must be lots of CRM reports out there that could be easily cleaned up and published. More and more sites are found each year and yet less are published -- and unless they are published the data might as well not exist -- see Chris Ellis' editorial from Kewa 10(3-4) by clicking here! Contact co-editor Chris Ellis if you have something of interest: cjellis@uwo.ca.

New London Chapter Publication!!!

Occasional Publications of the London Chapter OAS No. 9: The Compleat Archaeologist: Papers in Honor of Michael W. Spence - (edited by Christopher Ellis, Neal Ferris, Peter Timmins and Christine White) 15 Chapters, 297 pp., 2010.  This volume, co-published as Ontario Archaeology Volumes 85-88 is distributed and sold by the London Chapter. In addition to a chapter chronicling the career of Dr. Spence and his contributions to Ontario and Mesoamerican Archaeology and bioarchaeology, the volume includes 14 chapters by his colleagues and former students divided into three sections that reflect his diverse theoretical and substantive interests: Ontario Archaeology, Osteological Studies and Ethnicity and Identity. See our publications page for details on contents and ordering.

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