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Great Discoveries in Alaskan Archaeology

Date Posted: April 17, 2019       Categories: Uncategorized

Join us Saturday, April 20 at the Morris Thompson Center for 10 minute talks by Alaskan archaeologists about some of the amazing finds they have made around the state. Free public lecture in the Auditorium and free kids craft in the lobby. 2-4:40 pm.

2-2:10                    Introduction and seating

2:20-2:20              Dr. Ben Potter (University of Alaska, Fairbanks) Recent Discoveries at Upward Sun River

2:20-2:30              Brooks Lawler (University of Alaska, Fairbanks) Quarry Quandaries

2:30-2:40              Bob Sattler (Tanana Chiefs Conference) Calico Bluff Archaeology

2:40-2:50              Gerad Smith (University of Alaska, Fairbanks) An Ancient Footprint in the Tanana

2:50-3:00              Molly Proue (Department of Transportation and Public Facilites) Blowing Off Steam

3:00-3:10              Josh Lynch (Texas A&M University) Deadliest Weapons of Ice Age Beringia

3:10-3:20              Mike Kunz (Bureau of Land Management) The Mesa Site Revealed: Archaeology and Other Stuff

3:20-3:30              Jeff Rasic (National Park Service) Alaska’s Largest Artifact

3:30-3:40              Steve Lanford (Bureau of Land Management) Not Just another Rusty Can

3:40-3:50              Angela Gore (Texas A&M University) The Cutting Edge: Sourcing Early Stone Tools in the Nenana Valley

3:50-4:00              Caitlin Holloway (National Park Service) Lake Selby Caribou Cache Pit

4:00-4:10              Patricia Peirsol and Trish DeNardo Schmidt (Friends of the SS Nenana) SS Nenana Steamboat Accessories

4:10-4:20              Sam Coffman (University of Alaska Museum of the North) Where’d the Raft Go? The Fascinating Archaeology of the Katmai Region

4:20-4:30              Julie Esdale (Colorado State University) Lost Bag of Tools from the Brooks Range