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 […]
This month, on Wednesday March 17th at 7 pm, we are happy to have Dr. Joe Stahlman, Director of the Seneca Nation’s Seneca-Iroquois National Museum-Onöhsagwë:de’ Culture Center presenting his talk “New York State Burial Laws.” Here is the link to Joe Stahlman’s to the registration for the talk. Once you are registered, the zoom link […]