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Annual Meeting

The 80th Plains Anthropological Conference will be held in Rapid City, South Dakota - October 18th-21st, 2023


Information for authors, current and back issues, and online access.


» Back issue orders of the Plains Anthropologist on hold

» New Board Members and Committee Assignments

» Fern Swenson and Kent Buehler - the 2022 PAS Distinguished Service Award Recipients

» 2022 Native American Student Award Recipients

» Student Paper Award Winners 2022

» Student Poster Competition Winners 2022

» Call for Papers - Plains Anthropologist

» Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 1: Introduction now available

» Difficulty with Online Journal Access?

Job Postings

» Research Archaeologist | State Historical Society of North Dakota (More info and Apply online)

» Project Archaeologist / Principal Investigator (Baton Rouge, Louisiana) | SWCA Environmental Consultants (More info and Apply online)

» Archaeologist / Research Assistant | Kansas State University (More info and Apply online)

» State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) Archaeologist (Topeka, KS) | Kansas Historical Society (More info and Apply online, open until filled)

» Architectural Historian or Archaeologist | Missouri DOT (More info - Apply by August 21)

» Assistant State Archeologist | History Nebraska State Archeology Office (More info and apply online --Open until filled)

» Associate Project Archaeologist (Arlington, TX) | SWCA Environmental Consultants (More info and apply online)

» Cultural Resources Technicians (Baton Rouge, Louisiana office) | SWCA Environmental Consultants (More info and apply online

» Cultural Resources Technicians (temporary, on-call position) | SWCA Environmental Consultants (More info and apply online

» Principal Investigator for Archaeology | Tetra Tech, Inc.  (More info)

» Archaeologist/Laboratory Director | Wapsi Valley Archaeology, Inc. (Open until filled)

» Blackwater Draw Collections Specialist | Eastern New Mexico University (Open until filled)

Plains Anthropology In the News

 Construction uncovers the history of Austin State Hospital

 'It's Meant Everything': Tomahawk of Chief Standing Bear Returned from Harvard's Peabody Museum to Ponca Tribe

 Reveling in relics: Excavation continues at Willow Springs this summer

 Uncovering the history of Bloomingdale

 History comes alive for students at Sturgis preservation area

 At Texas Archaeological Site, Mavericks Dig Up History

 Multicultural dig resumes at Fort Benton in Montana

 'Keeping the story relevant': former Dearfield town site shows signs of reopening

 Search dogs indicate possible site of lost Genoa Indian School cemetery

 This 12-000-Year-Old Wyoming Quarry could be North America's Oldest Mine

 OU, OAS to team in archaeological research

 Archaeological Sites provide window to Nebraska's past