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“Our organization provides grants for archaeological research and is active as a consulting party on proposed state and federal legislation impacting Kentucky's cultural resources. KyOPA is charged with a responsibility to communicate to the public the importance of the preservation of our cultural heritage through the proper practice of archaeology.

The Journal of Kentucky Archaeology has been launched with Volume 1, Number 1, Summer 2011. It is online here. Please check it out and send comments to Kit Wesler. Volume 1, Number 2, Winter 2012, is open for submissions.

Interested in learning more about archaeology in Kentucky? Check the public events calendar for archaeological events open to the public.
Celebrate Kentucky Archaeology!

September 2013 marks the first annual Kentucky Archaeology Month. The Kentucky Organization of Professional Archaeologists (KyOPA) is proud to announce a month-long celebration of Kentucky’s history through the study of archaeology. In addition to the 25th anniversary of Living Archaeology Weekend in the Daniel Boone National Forest, there are organized events across the state during the month of September in celebration of our rich history. Please visit www.kyopa-org.org for a calendar of events.

*The 2013 Kentucky Archaeology Month poster presented here is designed to be used as an event poster for your venue. For best results, open the poster in Microsoft Publisher and insert text boxes in the white space to place your event announcement, and sponsor logos.

For more information or to submit event for the calendar, please contact:
Christy Pritchard
KyOPA KAM Steering Committee Chair
christypritchard@brockington.org

Archaeology Channel: Kentucky Archaeology Videos
www.archaeologychannel.org/video-guide/kentucky-videos

Date Event Location Contact website links
September 9, 7pm - 8pm American Indians in Kentucky Madison County Extension Office Nancy Lake (nanlake@chpl.net) richmondregister.com
September 12, 9am - 5pm Project Archaeology Workshop, Kentucky Association for Environmental Education Annual Conference Lake Barkley State Resort Park Lodge Angela Poe (apoe@transy.edu) kaee.org/conference/
September 13, 9:30am - 11:30am (full) Archaeological Site Tour: Canton Site at the Kentucky Association for Environmental Education Annual Conference Lake Barkley State Resort Park Lodge Angela Poe (apoe@transy.edu) kaee.org/conference/
September 14, 10am - 4pm Archaeology Day Falls of The Ohio State Park & Interpretive Center 812-280-9970 www.fallsoftheohio.org
September 14, 10am - 3pm Archaeology in Action White Hall State Historic Site Jon Endonino jon.endonino@eku.edu www.fallsoftheohio.org
September 20, 10am - 4pm Public Archaeology at the Conrad Redware Kiln during Jeffersontown’s Gaslight Festival 10320 Watterson Trail, Jeffersontown KY 40299 Anne Bader ab.ciarch@insightbb.com www.jtownchamber.com
Septermber 21, 10am - 4pm Public Archaeology at the Conrad Redware Kiln during Jeffersontown’s Gaslight Festival 10320 Watterson Trail, Jeffersontown KY 40299 Anne Bader ab.ciarch@insightbb.com www.jtownchamber.com
September 20, 12pm - 4pm Archaeology Behind the Scenes Eastern Kentucky University Lab BLD 329 Jon Endonino jon.endonino@eku.edu
September 20, 9am - 4pm Living Archaeology Weekend (School groups only: SOLD OUT) Red River Gorge, Gladie Center Tressa Brown, 502-564-7005 x125 livingarchaeologyweekend.org
September 21, 10am - 5pm Living Archaeology Weekend Red River Gorge, Gladie Center Gladie Center: 606-663-8100 livingarchaeologyweekend.org
September 21, 10am - 5pm 100 Years on the Ohio: A Living Timeline of Louisville's First Century at Riverside, The Farnsley-Moremen Landing (it will feature an archaeological dig) Riverside, The Farnsley-Moremen Landing, Louisville, Kentucky Jay Stottman mjstot2@uky.edu riverside-landing.org
September 24, 5pm - 9pm Bluegrass Heritage Museum Tuesday Trolley Tour: Indian Old Fields Laboratory Visit Bluegrass Heritage Museum, Winchester, KY (reservations required) Sandy Stults bgheritage@bellsouth.net 859-745-1358 bgheritage.com
September 25, 4pm - 5:30pm Advance Screening: Davis Bottom: Rare History, Valuable Lives Documentary Auditorium, W.T. Young Library on the University of Kentucky Campus David Pollack david.pollack@uky.edu 859-257-1944 bgheritage.com
September 27, 3pm Public Lecture on “Archaeological Investigations of a Historic Saltpeter Cave in Hart County, Kentucky” by Dr. Darlene Applegate Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green Campus, Environmental Sciences and Technology Building (EST) Room 260 Darlene Applegate darlene.applegate@wku.edu
or
David Keeling david.keeling@wku.edu
www.wku.edu
September 28, 10am - 4pm Friends of Wickliffe Mounds Appreciation Day (Includes celebration of Archaeology) Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site Carla Hildebrand carla.hildebrand@ky.gov 270-335-3681 parks.ky.gov
September 28, 10am - 12pm "Nature Tech" at Maywoods Family Nature Day Maywoods Center for Environmental Education Jon Endonino jon.endonino@eku.edu naturalareas.eku.edu
October 19, 2013 West Virginia Archeological Society Moundsville, West Virginia

October 24-26, 2013 Midwest Archaeological Conference Columbus, Ohio

November 6-10, 2013 Southeastern Archaeological Conference Tampa, Florida

January 8-12, 2014 Society for Historical Archaeology Quebec City, Canada

April 23-27, 2014 Society for American Archaeology Austin, Texas

 
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Register of Professional Archaeologists
http://www.rpanet.org/
Society For American Archaeology
http://www.saa.org/
Society for Historic Archaeology
http://www.sha.org/
Anthropology Resouces.
www.anthropologie.net
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.
http://www.achp.gov/
Kentucky Archaeological Survey.
http://www.sha.org/
Southeastern Archaeological Society.
http://www.southeastern
archaeology.org/
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.
http://www.achp.gov/
Daniel Boone National Forest/Living Archaeology Weekend/Heritage.
http://www.fs.fed.us/r8/boone
/heritage/livingarch.shtml
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
- What is archaeology.
http://transportation.ky.gov
/enviroach/arc.htm
Eastern Kentucky University Department of Anthropology, Sociology, and Social Work.
http://www.as.uky.edu
/academics/departments_programs
/Anthropology/Anthropology
/Pages/default.aspx
Eastern Kentucky University Department of
Anthropology, Sociology, and Social Work.
http://www.anthropology.eku.edu/
Western Kentucky University Anthropology Program.
http://www.wku.edu/pcal/anthropology/
Northern Kentucky University Anthropology Program.
http://sap.nku.edu/anthropology/
undergraduate/index.php
University of Louisville Department of Anthropology.
http://louisville.edu/anthropology
Summaries of Federal Laws link doesn’t work.
http://www.usbr.gov/laws/cultres.html
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