Monday, November 14, 2011

Dr. George Sabo - Rock Art

On Tuesday, December 6, the OAS Cleveland County chapter will host George Sabo III (Professor of Anthropology, University of Arkansas and Archeologist, Arkansas Archeological Survey).  Dr. Sabo will be giving a talk on Arkansas rock art, with emphasis on a unique distribution of images in the central Arkansas River Valley that provides intriguing insights into Southeastern Indian world views during the A.D. 900 - 1600 Mississippi period.  Come join us at 7pm at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History!  

For more info on George, visit

Also, if you are interested in serving as an officer next year, get in touch with Elsbeth at  

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Lab Volunteer Days - Rose Hill Artifacts

The OAS is holding two laboratory volunteer days to wash artifacts from the Rose Hill site (an antebellum Choctaw plantation) on Friday, December 9 from 8 AM - 5 PM and Saturday, December 10 from 10 AM - 5 PM.  Lab Days will be held in the Southeast Lab at the Oklahoma Archeological Survey.  We will be joined on Friday by volunteers from the Oklahoma Historical Society.  Everyone is welcome for as many hours as they can contribute, and lab hours count towards the certification program and will earn you credit for the Historical Archaeology certification seminar.  We look forward to seeing you!

Please contact Amanda Regnier at the Oklahoma Archeological Survey with any questions.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

This is Anthropology

Sia Eagle!

At our last meeting on November 1, members of the Cleveland County chapter of the OAS had a wonderful time learning about Sia, the Comanche Nation Ethno-Ornithological Initiative.  If you ever get a chance, I strongly encourage you to visit their facility and check out their work!  They brought a male one-year old golden eagle that was bred in captivity with them.  Impressive, and for me and others, a great start to a week that also included the Southeastern Archaeological Conference.