Save the date! October 16th NYAC will host a Zoom fall meeting. Details to come soon.
Join us for the final NYSAA Lecture of the season. The speaker will be Elizabeth Meade, AKRF, Inc.: Elizabeth Meade, “Prepare for Death and Follow Me: The Archaeology of New York City’s Cemeteries” It has long been understood by archaeologists that while cemeteries are built by the living to serve the dead, burial grounds can […]
Recent Research on Northern Iroquoian Agriculture It is well known that Iroquoian people were highly dependent on maize-based agriculture for subsistence. In this presentation I will review the results of recent research on carbon and nitrogen isotopes that provide new information on how Iroquoian farmers in New York and Ontario maintained the fertility of agricultural […]
Please join us Wednesday, April 14th at 7pm for our third Digital lecture. We will be hearing from Dr. Allison McGovern, the Robert D.L. Gardiner Writing Fellow at the Gotham Center for New York City History. Her talk is entitled Privies and Such: A Report on Archaeological Investigations in the Lower East Side. Register in […]
NYSAA Spring 2021 Lecture Series. Dr. Jennifer Birch of the University of Georgia will present a Zoom lecture February 17 at 7 PM: Dating Iroquoia: Radiocarbon chronology–building and relational histories of coalescence, conflict, and confederacy–formation for Huron–Wendat and Haudenosaunee ancestors. The Houghton Chapter has organized a zoom lecture series for the coming year. These lectures are […]