April Annual General Meeting Announcement


Please join us for our Annu­al Gen­er­al Meet­ing on Fri­day, April 22nd, 2016 at 7:00pm in Room 2E25 of the Agri­cul­ture Build­ing on the Uni­ver­si­ty of Saskatchewan cam­pus.  After our Annu­al Gen­er­al Meet­ing we will have Robert Clip­per­ton as our guest speak­er.  Robert will be speak­ing on the “The Cypress Hills Mas­sacre: Dig­ging Behind the Dig”.  All are wel­come to attend!

*To find Room 2E25 from the Archae­ol­o­gy build­ing, take the over­head bridge walk­way from the stair­way on the north end of the build­ing (it will be between first and sec­ond floors), turn left in the over­head walk­way that con­nects Agri­cul­ture and Engi­neer­ing. The room will be oppo­site you just as you enter Agri­cul­ture.

Robert Clip­per­ton: A Biog­ra­phy
Robert Clip­per­ton is a past pres­i­dent of the Saskatchewan Archae­o­log­i­cal Soci­ety and a mem­ber of the Soci­ety’s Pub­li­ca­tions Com­mit­tee. An avo­ca­tion­al archae­ol­o­gist and ama­teur his­to­ri­an, he is the editor/compiler of the book “The Cypress Hills Mas­sacre”.

Abstract: The Cypress Hills Mas­sacre Site: Dig­ging Behind the Dig
Robert Clip­per­ton will review the details and con­tro­ver­sies sur­round­ing this trag­ic event. Of even more inter­est per­haps to those with a spe­cif­ic inter­est in archae­ol­o­gy, this ses­sion will recount the eighty year explo­ration of the site, some of the bar­ri­ers encoun­tered in com­pil­ing the infor­ma­tion and through this vol­ume, mak­ing it acces­si­ble to the pub­lic.