Attention OAC Members:

Mark your calendars for the Fall 2017 Ohio Archaeological Council Membership Meeting and Symposium to be held Friday September 29, 2017 at the Ohio History Center in Columbus.

The theme for the symposium is Consulting with American Indians.

For this symposium we are soliciting presentations addressing the following:

- Examples of working with NAGPRA- the good and the bad and lessons learned; creating inventories and summaries; tribal consultation concerning human remains and/or TCPs/sacred sites

- Working with or in the absence of state or federal laws regarding human burial sites and remains and sacred sites/TCPs- including an update on the current effort in Ohio to improve the protection   of human burial places

- Tribal perspectives and related matters

If you would like to present on these or related topics please submit an abstract to Andy Sawyer (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) no later than September 8, 2017.

Tentative schedule: Friday September 29, 2017

9:30-10am refreshments

10-11:40am presentations (five @ 20 minutes each)

11:40am-12:30pm OAC Business meeting

12:30-1:30pm Lunch: Food Trucks at OHC or on your own

1:30-3:10pm presentations (five @ 20 minutes each)

3:10-4:00pm presenter/panel discussion and Q&A

If you have any questions about the conference, please contact Andy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

Thank you!

 

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