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Jul 8, 2024

Jul 8, 2024

7:30 PM

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Please join us for a free, public educational program during Iowa Project Aware at Lake Darling State Park. We are welcoming Bill Quackenbush, Tribal Historic Preservation Officer for the Ho-Chunk Nation, to tell us about recent discoveries of dugout canoes and show us his dugout replica. About the talk: This presentation provides an overview of the past, present, and future of the Ho-Chunk Nation and their connection to some of the oldest known watercrafts in the Great Lakes region. Since...

Aug 6, 2024

Aug 6, 2024

9:00 AM

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Jones County Conservation Board is hosting an archaeology paddle trip on the Maquoketa River for a summer OWLS (Older, Wiser Livelier Souls) program. OSA's Cherie Haury-Artz will join the paddle trip to discuss the Maquoketa River's archaeological past.  Press release with details forthcoming! Advance registration will be required.

Aug 9, 2024

Aug 9, 2024

All Day

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OSA educators will be joining the Meskwaki Cultural Center and Museum staff in the History Exhibit tent at the 108th Annual Meskwaki Powwow! Learn about archaeology and OSA's Tribal partnerships. Chat to archaeologists and try some hands-on games and activities! The event runs for four days—OSA will be in attendance on Friday and Saturday.

Aug 13, 2024

Aug 13, 2024

6:30 AM

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Visit the Swisher Public Library for a free public presentation, Crops of Ancient Iowa, on Tuesday, Aug. 13 at 6:30 pm. About the topic: Archaeological evidence for Iowa's first domesticated plants stretches back about 4,000 years. What were people growing and where? Some of their staple crops might surprise you! This program explores the origins of plant domestication and the archaeological evidence for agriculture found in Iowa. The talk will be accompanied by a display of real and repl...