2016 MAS Conference and Annual General Meeting

Date: 
Sep 23 2016 (All day) to Sep 25 2016 (All day)
Location: 
Melita, Manitoba

The 2016 Manitoba Archaeological Society Conference and Annual General Meeting will be held in Melita, September 23rd - 25th. This year’s conference will focus on the archaeology of southwest Manitoba, and will celebrate the work of avocational archaeologists in the region and beyond!

Pembina Valley Fur Council Rendezvous

Date: 
Jul 15 2016 (All day) to Jul 17 2016 (All day)
Location: 
Stanley Centennial Park - Morden, MB

The Pembina Valley Fur Council Rendezvous is an annual event on the third weekend in July, organized by the Pembina Fur Council and local Game & Fish Associations, primarily to educate young people about the fur trade. Events during the weekend included animal-skinning demonstrations, flint knapping, carving, black powder-shooting, tomahawk- and knife-throwing, and a ladies frying pan toss. A large display tent was set up for craft sales. Some in attendance dress to represent the era including MAS representative Chris Whaley.

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