The purposes of the Ohio Archaeological Council as defined in the Articles of Incorporation are:
- To create a coordinated group of professionally competent archaeologists representing all regions of the State of Ohio to provide consultation, aid, and advice to any and all citizens and state and federal agencies;
- To serve as a clearing house for archaeological, prehistoric, and cultural-historical data pertinent to the aboriginal peoples and the early pioneers of the State of Ohio;
- To promote the conservation and preservation of archaeological sites and records of early culture history and to develop among the general public an appreciation of these irreplaceable resources and an awareness of the need for such action;
- To organize, coordinate, and give assistance to archaeological programs within the State of Ohio.
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- Officers, Committee Membership, and Terms
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- Treatment of Human Remains
- OAC Award Program
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