SJBAS offers organized
year-round field trips, lectures, educational opportunities, fellowship
and camaraderie. Members share an interest in exploring the significant
archaeological, cultural and historical resources in the Four Corners Region.
When you join SJBAS, you also become a member of the Colorado
Archaeological Society (CAS). Non-members are welcome at our monthly meetings, but you must be a
member of CAS to participate in field trips.
How to Join...
It is easy to join SJBAS - just
print and complete the
Form; sign the membership form, Liability Waiver and
Proper Etiquette forms; write a check to SJBAS for the appropriate amount; and
mail the one-page Membership Form and your check to our Chapter Treasurer. Please keep your signed Liability Waiver and Proper Etiquette forms for
Follow this link to the
CODE OF ETHICS -
Colorado Archaeological Society
Members of the Colorado Archaeological Society shall:
1. Uphold local, state and federal antiquities laws.
2. Support policies and educational programs
designed to protect our cultural heritage and our State’s antiquities.
3. Encourage protection and discourage
exploitation of archaeological resources.
4. Encourage the study and recording of Colorado’s archaeological and
cultural history and take an active part by participating in field and
laboratory work to develop new and significant information about the
5. Assist whenever possible in locating,
mapping, and recording archaeological sites within Colorado using State
Site Survey forms.
6. Conduct field and/or laboratory activities using professionally
7. Accept the responsibility, if serving as Principal Investigator, to
publish the results of the investigation and to make the collection
available for further scientific study.
8. Support only scientifically and legally conducted archaeological
activities and never participate in conduct involving dishonesty, deceit
or misrepresentation about archaeological matters.
9. Not condone the sale, exchange or purchase of artifacts obtained from
10. Respect the property rights of landowners.
11. Report vandalism to appropriate authorities.
12. Be sensitive to the cultural histories and spiritual practices of
groups that are the subject of archaeological investigation.
13. Remember that cultural resources are not
renewable and do not belong to us, but are ours to respect, study and
Revised April 29, 2017