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The Great Lakes region has enjoyed a long, rich and varied history. Much of this history is known, but a great deal of information lies hidden waiting to be discovered. The Michigan Archaeological Society was formed in the 1930s for people dedicated to unearthing the past. The MAS now has a number of chapters throughout the state and members across the country, and we would like to invite you to join us.

State Officers for 2014-2015

President: Chuck Hoover, ckhoover@att.net

1st Vice President: Dan Wymer, dan@danwymer.com

2nd Vice President: Ken Kosidlo, kenkosidlo@aol.com (810) 496-2096

Secretary: Theresa Breza (no contact info provided)
Treasurer: Donna Davis, mastreasurer1@hotmail.com

Trustee (2012-2015): Don Simons (no contact info provided)

Trustee (2013-2016): Val Valoppi (no contact info provided)
Trustee (2014-2017): Tim Bennett, tk_Bennett@yahoo.com

Michigan Archaeologist Editor: Dr. Mike Hambacher, mhambacher@ccrginc.com


April 26, 2015:  MAS annual spring meeting at the Castle Museum, 500 Federal Ave, Saginaw, MI.  Afternoon presentations (free & open to the public) beginning at 1:00 PM include:

Bob Love, President of Michigan Flintknappers, will demonstrate the manufacture of stone tools in the traditional manner.

Dr. Jon Carroll, Oakland University, will present “Reinterpreting Springwells Ceramics in the Great Lakes Region of North America”.

Dr. Henry Wright, Professor of Anthropology at the University of Michigan and Curator at the Museum, will present on “Late Glacial Hunters in the Central Great Lakes Region”.

See the events page for more details.


·         Reminder: Time to renew your 2015 MAS membership. Dues are $25.00 for individuals. Submit membership form, available at the membership section at left, with check or money order to: The Michigan Archaeological Society, P. O. Box 359, Saginaw, MI 48606

·         Please click here for a copy of the complete Constitution and amended MAS Bylaws of the Michigan Archaeological Society. The Bylaws were approved unanimously by voice vote at the 2004 Annual Meeting and overwhelmingly by mail ballot.

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