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Huron Valley Chapter

 

Officers:

 

President:  M. Deva Jebb-Albaba (mdevajebb@gmail.com)

Vice President:  Marshall Gaines (matu.gaines@gmail.com)

Secretary:  Mark Corrao (mark.corrao@hotmail.com)

Treasurer:  Eric Ebel ( eebel@voyager.net)

 

 

Meetings:

 

Please note that our meeting place has changed.  We will be meeting at 7:30 PM from now on in the classroom of the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, which is located at 434 S. State Street on the U of M Campus, right across the street from Angell Hall and just to the north of the LSA Building.  Free parking is available after 6:00 in the University lot on Thompson Street, just south of William.  Paid parking is available in the Maynard Street parking lot just two blocks away.  Enter the Museum from the front door on State Street.

 

As usual we will be having dinner with our speaker before the meeting at the Original Cottage Inn Restaurant, 512 East Williams St. Reservations will be in the name of “Deva Jebb” for 6 PM. Please contact me via email if you plan on attending dinner so that I can make the proper number of reservations.

 

 

Meeting Topics:

Our chapter is currently on summer break and will resume meetings in September.

 

 

Other News:

 

 

 

-For a complete list of the Kelsey Museum events see the "Events" column on the Kelsey homepage: www.lsa.umich.edu/kelsey



-If you are interested in finding out what publications the University of Michigan Press has for sale, their website is:  www.press.umich.edu

 

 

-If you are interested in articles about archaeology from around the world, the magazine "Archaeology" is an excellent source of information. Published bi-monthly, $23.95 one year subscribtion, ARCHEAOLOGY, P.O. Box 433091 Palm Coast FL. 32143-9812

www.archaeology.org

 

 

-If you are interested in the conservation of archaeoloical sites in the U.S. the Archaeological Conservancy is for you. They have a good quarterly magazine about sites in the U.S. that they are involved with. Conservancy memberships start at $25. Annual dues include a subscription to American Archaeology.

The Archaeology Conservancy, 1717 Girard Boulevard N.E. Albuquerque NM 87106-9924

 

 

-And excellent publication on the current research of the First Americans is the "Mammoth Trumpet", published quarterly. Center for the Study of the first Americans, Dept. of Anthropology, Texas A&M University, 4352 TAMU, College Station TX. 77843-4352, annual memberships starting at $30.

www.centerfirstamericans.com

 

 

-There is a new publication out called "Paleo America" A Journal of the Early Human Migration and Dispersal. It will be published quarterly. The publishers are the Texas A&M University as above. Cost $35 annually. There aim and scope is to disseminate new research results and ideas about early human dispersal and migrations, with a particular focus on the Americas. It will foster a peer reviewed interdisciplinary dialog between archaeologists, geneticists and other scientists investigating the dispersals of modern humans during the late Pleistocene.

Dan Fisher, U of M paleontologist is one of the many editors for the journal.

 

-The following website has an article on the Sanilac petroglyphs you might like to read: http://www.sfu.ca/ipinch/news-events/newsletters

 

 

Ongoing Activities:

 

Genealogy or Historical Archaeology
This website is a collection of old letters that have been transcribed, there are a number of them for Mich. This site has search capabilities.
http://sparedandshared2.wordpress.com/