...association with Artifact Day
at Ska-Nah-Doht Village and Museum at the
Longwoods Conservation Area
just west of Delaware, Ontario (8348 Longwoods Road;
for directions and information see
Longwoods Link). Chapter members get free admission (just drive
in) and identify artifacts brought in by members of the general
public. Try your hand at flint-knapping, challenge your friends and
family at some traditional Native games and test your skills as a
hunter with atlatl/spear-thrower target throwing. The festivities
will start around 11AM to Noon and the usual hot dogs (and a
barbecue for those who prefer to bring their own burgers or
whatever) but feel free to bring your own refreshments and snacks!
See you there!!!
See you there!!!
Hosted by the London and Windsor Chapters, the 45th Annual OAS Symposium. will be held at the Chatham-Kent John D. Bradley Convention Center, in Chatham, Ontario (565 Richmond Street, Chatham), from November 9-11, 2018. The conference will explore the theme of “Connections and Pathways through the Past.” Come and explore the historic “Forks” of the Thames River and MacGregor Creek, a meeting place for Indigenous people, War of 1812 battle site, connection point on the Underground Railroad and mecca of early Black settlement.
The call for papers is available online (see: OAS 45th Annual Symposium Chatham). Suggested topics include: The Underground Railroad and Early Black Settlement History and Archaeology; The Archaeology of Chatham-Kent; Transportation and Travel Routes of the Past (trails, waterways, railways); Cross-border and Cross-disciplinary archaeology; and Public and Community-based Archaeology or Collaborative Archaeology. General papers on any topic pertaining to Ontario Archaeology are also welcome. Interested participants please send titles and abstracts (max. 150 words) to: Program Committee, OAS Symposium 2018, 1600 Attawandaron Road, London, Ontario N6G 3M6 or by email to Holly Martelle, Program Chair: firstname.lastname@example.org
The 2018 OAS Symposium will include a Silent Auction! We are open to all kinds of donations - homemade crafts, archaeology and history books, gift baskets, antiques etc. If interested, contact Shari Prowse at email@example.com
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