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Press Release - North Dakota Archaeological Association to Investigate Technologies

Contact: Erik Holland, curator of education,
701.328.2792 or

North Dakota Archaeological Association to Investigate Technologies

BISMARCK — The spring meeting of the North Dakota Archaeological Association will be held Saturday, May 23, 2015, at 9 a.m., in the Russell Reed Auditorium of the North Dakota Heritage Center in Bismarck. Free presentations on how to research historic properties, a discussion of the use of quad copters in archaeological research, and experimental archaeology will follow a brief business meeting, and are open to the public.

Lunch will be provided for pre-registered North Dakota Archaeological Association members. During lunch a short talk on Knife River flint and its importance to North Dakota history will be presented. Afternoon activities will include outdoor demonstrations of stone tool making, hand-building of pottery, hide tanning, and bison hunting using five-foot darts. Audience participation is encouraged. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket for seating.

This event is free and open to the public and is presented as a partnership between the State Historical Society of North Dakota and the North Dakota Archaeological Association. Register and find more information at

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