MVAC e-News for
July 2016
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Archaeological Views of Native American Cultures in La Crosse County
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
12:15 - 12:45 pm
Riverside Museum Auditorium

In this presentation Kathy Stevenson, Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center at UW-La Crosse, will share an archaeological perspective on the area’s earliest inhabitants.  The lecture is free and open to the public.
Open House at MVAC Archaeology Field School
Thursday, July 21, 2016
10am – 2 pm
Norskedalen Heritage Farm (Skumsrud)

See what the MVAC Public Field School participants have been doing!  See the ongoing fieldwork, and collections of materials that have been recovered in the past.
MVAC Summer Activities for All Ages

-Public/High School Field School (3 or 5 days) - July 18- 20 or 22

-Experimental Archaeology (grades 4-6) – July 18

-Introduction to Archaeology (grades 5-9) – July 19

-Middle School Field Experience (grades 5-9) – July 20-21
Bill Gresens’ Archaeology Book Review for July 2016

The Death Season by Kate Ellis (four trowels)

Kate Ellis serves up another complex mystery featuring the detecting skills of DI Wesley Peterson and his close friend, archaeologist Neil Watson.
Onalaska continues work on ‘Great River Landing Project’
MVAC isn’t mentioned in this WKBT-TV News 8 piece, however MVAC staff (Vicki Twinde-Javner and Connie Arzigian) and our crew can be seen leaving the site at the end of the video.
Archaeological Terms, Artifacts, and Specific Sites Snippets

New information added to MVAC’s website in June:
Axes and Celts
Meier Farm – House Structure
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Nicholls Mound
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Pammel Creek – Mussels
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Seeds – Blackberry
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Regional Exhibits
Mummies: New Secrets from the Tombs
Science Museum of Minnesota in St. Paul
Through Labor Day, September 5, 2016
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Echoes of Stone Age Greece
The Field Museum in Chicago
Through December 4, 2016.
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China’s First Emperor and His Terracotta Warriors
The Field Museum in Chicago
Through January 8, 2017
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