President Trump has signed an Executive Order on the Antiquities Act. The Society for American Archaeology has provided a template that one can use to write their house and senate representatitves specifically regarding aspects of the Antiquities Act. NYAC is concerned about the potential outcome of such a review and urges you to contact your representatives to support this important piece of preservation legislation. Check out the letter-writing template here:
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The joint conference of the NYSAA and NYAC took place on April 21-23, 2017. The Adirondack Chapter hosted the 101st Annual Meeting of the New York State Archaeological Association (NYSAA) and the annual Spring Meeting of the New York Archaeological Council (NYAC) in Lake George, NY at the Fort William Henry Hotel and Conference Center. The programs are posted below for those interested.
2017 New York State Archaeological Association 101st Annual Conference (187.1 KiB)
Program Papers – New York State Archaeological Association Conference April 21-23, 2017 – Hosted by Adirondack Chapter at Lake George, New York (152.0 KiB)
NYAC Spring Meeting 2017 Schedule & Directions (250.2 KiB)
The New York Archaeological Council gave Ed Curtin the Founders Award for a lifetime of excellent service to the archaeological community.
The New York State Archaeological Association awarded the Certificate of Merit to Mark Clymer and Michael Beardsley, the Fellow Award to Kurt Jordan, a Special Commendation to Peter Pratt for 40 years of dedication to NYSAA, and Meritorious Service Award to Scott Stull.
Jonathan Lothrop presenting the Certificate of Merit to Mark Clymer and Michael Beardsley
Bill Engelbrecht and Jonathan Lothrop presenting the Fellow Award to Kurt Jordan
Jonathan Lothrop presenting a Special Commendation to Peter Pratt for 40 years of dedication to NYSAA
Event: Friday April 21st, 3-5 pm
A Workshop on Video Production and Distribution for Archaeologists