The New York Archaeological Council (NYAC) was founded to raise awareness of archaeology and archaeological issues of New York State: to provide information of general interest on the history and prehistory of New York as well as about the field of archaeology that provides insight into that history, to provide educational resources about archaeology, to provide information on the conduct of professional archaeology in New York, to serve as a point of reference for anyone that needs to consider archaeological resources in compliance with various laws and regulations that often come into play during construction projects, and to increase the awareness of New York Archaeology to the general public.
Rock Art Researchers to Gather in Redmond, OR
The Lodge at Eagle Crest, Redmond OR
June 1 – 5, 2017
American Rock Art Research Association
Registration and conference information: arara.org/conference
Conference Coordinator: Monica Wadsworth-Seibel
Redmond, OR—The American Rock Art Research Association (ARARA) invites all persons interested in rock art research to attend its 2017 Annual Conference, convening June 1 – 5 at the Lodge at the Eagle Crest Resort, near Redmond, Oregon. ARARA will offer two days of guided field trips on (June 2 and 5), visiting a variety of intriguing rock art sites in the area, where attendees will discover the richness of the local rock art heritage.
Presentations on current rock art research will form the centerpiece of the meeting (June 3 and 4). Other special cultural activities are planned throughout the conference, including social events and vendor offerings of rock art related merchandise. The conference is open to all. Registration and information: arara.org/conference
The New York State Archaeological Association (NYSAA) is composed of avocational and professional archaeologists primarily within New York State, though some of its members can be found throughout the world. NYSAA stands to promote archaeological and historical study, and research covering the artifacts, rites, customs, beliefs and other phases of the lives and cultures of the American Indian occupants of New York State up to and including their contact with the Europeans. Recently, the Association has expanded its focus to include research upon Euro-American archaeological sites post-dating European Contact.