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Annual Meeting

The 79th Plains Anthropological Conference will be held in Oklahoma City, October 12th-15th, 2022


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


» Call for Nominations - PAS Board of Directors

» Difficulty with Online Journal Access?

» Renew your PAS Membership for 2022!

» New Board Members and Committee Assignments

» Congratulations to Mary Adair - the 2021 PAS Distinguished Service Award Recipient

» 2021 Native American Student Award Winner Announced - Joni Tobacco

» Two Recipients for the 2021 Donna C. Roper Research Award - Ariana Thomas and Jack Hofman

Job Postings

»  Archaeological Collections Manager & NAGPRA Coordinator | Kansas State University (Application review begins May 25, 2022 and continues until filled)

»  Archaeology and Historic Preservation Department Director | The State Historical Society of North Dakota (Closes June 2, 2022)

»  Archeologist (GS-12) | U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Applications accepted through May 6, 2022)

»  Archeologist (GS-13) | U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Applications accepted through May 12, 2022)

»  Bioarchaeologist and Research Archaeologist | VPR-Office of the State Archaeologist of Iowa (Applications accepted through May 10, 2022)

»  Archaeologist / Research Associate | Kansas State University (Open Until Filled. For best consideration, apply by April 24, 2022)

»  Public Service Assistant Specialists (3 Positions) | University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Applications due May 20, 2022)

»  Assistant Professor - Department of Anthropology | Appalachian State University (Open Until Filled)

»  Senior Project Manager - Cultural Resources | SWCA Environmental Consultants (Open Until Filled)

»  Digital Assets Manager | Illinois State Museum (Open Until Filled)

Plains Anthropology In the News

 Ancient coffeetrees discovered at Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village

 A Cave with ancient drawings has been sold, but not to the tribe that hoped to buy it (Article about Picture Cave in MO)

 Geophysical survey team investigating Fort Scott National Historic Site

 Tulsa to reinter bodies exhumed as part of Tulsa Race Massacre investigation

 Dearfield was a Booming Black Community a Century Ago. Now There's a Renewed Push to Preserve the Ghost Town that Remains.

 Archaeologists to research labor camps at historic railroad site in Sioux City

 Archaeology dig near Tie Siding yields extensive artifacts

 Archaeologists surveyed Brown v. Board site for next year's field excavations. Here is what they hope to find.

 To find answers about the 1921 race massacre, Tulsa digs up its painful past.

 New Method May Help Find Ancient Artifacts in Wyoming