San Juan Basin
Archaeological Society

Chapter of the Colorado
Archaeological Society
Lewis Mill

The San Juan Basin Archaeological Society... exploring, learning about, and preserving
archaeological, cultural, and historical resources in the Four Corners region since 1979.


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Next SJBAS Meeting

Wednesday, August 8th 

7:00 p.m. at the Lyceum, Center of Southwest Studies, Fort Lewis College

Our next meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 8th, at 7:00 p.m. at the Lyceum at the Center of Southwest Studies, Fort Lewis College. After a brief business meeting, Dr. Heather Smith will present: “The contribution of Southwest archaeology to our understanding of how North America was occupied by humans." There will be a social at 6:30 p.m. in the CSWS foyer.

Heather Smith, Ph.D. currently works at the Department of Anthropology and Applied Archaeology, Eastern New Mexico University. Her research interests include human adaptation and dispersals in the late Pleistocene and earliest Holocene, the adaptive role of lithic technology during the Pleistocene-Holocene transition, and quantitative methods of material culture analyses with an emphasis on geometric morphometrics, GIS, geoarchaeology, evolutionary archaeology, and cultural transmission. Her most recent collaborative publication is 'Origins and spread of fluted-point technology in the Canadian Ice-Free Corridor and eastern Beringia'.

SJBAS Quick References

SJBAS field trip schedule - Field Trips

SJBAS guide - Quick Reference Guide

SJBAS brochure - Brochure 2018

SJBAS newsletter - Moki Messenger - July 2018

New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science – “Da Vinci, The Genius”

SJBAS members Pam and Lyn Butler have recommended this temporary exhibit at the Museum of Natural History and Science in Albuquerque. It opened in February and runs until July 29, 2018. This special exhibit contains more than 200 pieces, and about 75 are large-scale or interactive models of da Vinci’s inventions and designs. It also contains drawings that were studies for some of his masterpieces. Tickets may be purchased online or at the museum. Museum hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily. For detailed information and online tickets, follow this link: Da Vinci, The Genius.

Fort Lewis College - CSWS Summer Lecture Series - "Women in the Southwest"

Four Corners Lecture Series - 2018 Schedule

Mesa Verde Foundation Breakfast at Glacier Club

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