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Spring Fling Membership Drive 2017

Last year’s Spring Fling Membership Drive was such a success that we’re offering it again this year! Renew your membership or become a member for the first time and receive a free publication until April 30th.   Advertisements

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In Memory of Ken Reynolds

The Newfoundland and Labrador Archaeological Society is truly saddened to learn of the passing of Ken Reynolds, of the Provincial Archaeology Office. With Ken’s death, we have lost both a great friend and a wonderful colleague, whose encyclopedic, broad-ranging knowledge … Continue reading

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CCARP Terms of Reference for 2016-2017

The Newfoundland and Labrador Archaeological Society (NLAS) seeks an archaeologist to catalogue an archaeological collection from Labrador for its 2016/2017 Community Collections Archaeological Research Project (CCARP). This will be the fourth CCARP produced by the NLAS, which is supported by … Continue reading

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NLAS AGM & Public Lecture On Viking Studies in Newfoundland and Labrador

Join the NLAS  for  a free public lecture by Dr. Shannon Lewis-Simpson of Memorial University. The title of her lecture is: How Many Spindle Whorls do You Need to Spin a Yarn? Viking Studies in Newfoundland and Labrador This event will be November 10, 2016 … Continue reading

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Volunteer Opportunities!

Volunteer Opportunities! Come Meet us October 26th Drop by Big Ben’s Pub in Churchill Square in St. John’s on Wednesday, October 26th from 4:30pm on for a casual meet-and-greet with some of our current board members and learn more about … Continue reading

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International Archaeology Day and the Bill Melbourne Collection

International Archaeology Day is held each year on the third Saturday of October. International Archaeology Day is a celebration of archaeology and the thrill of discovery. Every October archaeological organizations across Canada, the United States, and abroad present archaeological programs … Continue reading

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The Dirt on Your Directors: Treasurer Elaine Anton

How did you get interested in Archaeology? I grew up going to the Royal Ontario Museum and the Ontario Science Centre a lot. I remember really liking the discovery gallery the ROM had in the basement for kids that had … Continue reading

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Artifact Drawing Workshop!

Want to learn how to illustrate archaeological artifacts like a pro? Sign up for our next NLAS workshop. We’ll provide the materials and teach you what to do… no previous experience necessary. Cost: $10 for members, and $35 for members. … Continue reading

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Suggestions for the 2016 Community Collections Archaeological Research Project (CCARP)

The Newfoundland and Labrador Archaeological Society (NLAS) is preparing for the next Community Collections Archaeological Research Project (CCARP) which is to be completed over the next six months. While the NLAS Board of Directors has several collections in mind for … Continue reading

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Colony of Avalon Archaeologist for a Day

Interested in trying your hand at being an archaeologist? Now you can with the Colony of Avalon Archaeologist for a Day program. This full day program is happening from June 27 to August 11, 2016. The cost for registration is $124.99 + HST … Continue reading

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