Save the date! November 13th NYAC will host a Zoom fall meeting. Details to come soon.
Greetings NYAC Membership. It is time for the NYAC 2021 election cycle to begin with results to be announced at the Spring Meeting on Friday, April 23rd. The election ballot will be issued in March. The Election Committee is seeking candidates to fill 4 open board member positions. The positions are currently held by David […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]