Past Events & Activities

2022 Public Archaeology Days - July 22 to 25

Pierson Wildlife Management Area

Brandon University archaeologist Dr. Mary Malainey and the Manitoba Archaeological Society invite you to visit us at the Pierson Wildlife Management Area. 

We are working at sites located about 15 km south of Melita, just west of Highway 83 in the Pierson Wildlife Management Area. Site excavations will be taking place on the prairie level adjacent to the highway and in the Gainsborough Creek valley. The slope down to the site in the valley is quite steep. The site on the prairie level is more accessible.

MAS Conference and AGM 2021

Nov 20 2021 - 12:00am
Virtual

The Manitoba Archaeological Society 2021 Conference and AGM will be held online Saturday, November 20, 2021.
The virtual conference will be available to PAID members. If you are interested in attending, please email us at mbarch@mts.net, and let us know and we will provide a link. 

Leo Pettipas will discuss challenges to nurturing interactions between related disciplines in schools.

2021 Public Archaeology Days at the Olson Site July 30 to August 2

Jul 30 2021 - 12:00am to Aug 2 2021 - 12:00am
Melita, Manitoba

Brandon University archaeologist Dr. Mary Malainey and the Manitoba Archaeological Society invite you to visit us at the Olson site. 

Manitoba Day - Provincial Heritage Agency Messages

Youtube

Please use this link to view Manitoba Day messages from Provincial Heritage Agenices, including the Manitoba Archaeological Society!

https://youtu.be/D17TrNjDDnI

 

MAS Conference and AGM 2020

Nov 7 2020 - 12:00am
Virtual

The Manitoba Archaeological Society 2020 Conference and AGM will be held online on November 7, 2020.
The virtual conference will be available to PAID members. If you are interested in attending, please email us, and let us know and we will provide a link

Conference Schedule:

Manitoba Heritage Summit 2020

Oct 1 2020 - 12:00am
Virtual

What is the Manitoba Heritage Summit?

A group of eight Manitoba Provincial Heritage Associations (PHAs) is organizing a “Heritage Summit” to discuss the state of heritage in Manitoba. What are the present opportunities and challenges in the heritage sector? How are heritage-related organizations preparing to address them?

2020 Public Archaeology Days at the Olson site July 18-19, July 25-26

Melita, Manitoba

Brandon University archaeologist Dr. Mary Malainey and the Manitoba Archaeological Society invite you to visit us at the Olson site. Our 2020 Public Archaeology Day activities will run on Saturday, July 18, Sunday, July 19, Saturday, July 25 and Sunday, July 26. We are investigating this pre-contact archaeological site to gather more evidence about the Indigenous farmers who once lived there and their cultivation practices.

2019 MAS/SAS Joint Conference

Sep 19 2019 - 12:00am to Sep 22 2019 - 12:00am
Denare Beach, Saskatchewan

The Manitoba Archaeological Society (MAS) and the Saskatchewan Archaeological Society will be hosting a joint conference at Denare Beach, Saskatchewan on September 19-22, 2019. 

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