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JSU's Alabama Archaeology Week
Sept. 27 - Oct. 4

Saturday, September 27th, 2003
From 10:00 am until 6:00 p.m.

Flintknapping Exhibition
  • Featuring Brian Wilson, Daniel Brooks & Kevin Harrelson
  • 3 total: one at 11:00 a.m., another at 2:00 p.m. then a final demonstration at 5:00 p.m.
  • Learn how the American Indians made their arrowheads, points & tools. They will also be available from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. for artifact identification, so feel free to bring your personal collections.
American Indian Pottery
  • Featuring Patsy Hanvey & Sean Williamon
  • All day exhibition.
  • Learn the process of how American Indians made their pottery.
American Indian Folklore
  • Featuring Jenni Jones, Riley Moses & others available throughout the day.
  • After the stories, the children will be asked to finger-paint a picture of what they just heard. These pictures will be displayed on the third floor of Martin hall the following week.
Discussion on the Cherokees and Creeks
  • Featuring Gail King
  • Discussion on "The Cultural Evolution of the Cherokees and Creeks in Alabama after the Forced Removal of the 1830's".
Also, there will be a drawing for $1,000.00 giveaway, a moonwalk for the kids and face painting.

Monday, September 29th

"Brown Bag Lunch" Presentation
  • Featuring Larry Smith
  • Presentation on the Chicamaugua
  • Martin Hall, Room 336, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 1st

"Brown Bag Lunch" Presentation
  • Featuring Dr. Harry Holstein
  • Presentation on the 25-year history of the JSU Archaeology Resource Laboratory
  • Martin Hall, Room 336, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 2nd

"Brown Bag Lunch" Presentation
  • Featuring Keith Little
  • Presentation on "Archaeology of the Sixteenth-Century Spanish Conquest in Alabama
  • Martin Hall, Room 234, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Friday, October 3rd

Round Table Discussion on Archaeological Research Topics
  • Hosted by Dr. Harry Holstein, Keith Little, Hunter Johnson, Kevin Harrelson, Robert Perry, Larry Smith, Gail King & Dr. Cassandra Hill
  • Discussion on "Defining & Developing Creek Indian Archaeological Research Topics"
  • Martin Hall, Room 130, 12:10-1:10 p.m.


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