AIA-Dayton Society and SunWatch Indian Village and Archaeological Park Host Succesful National Archaeology Day Event
November 2, 2012
The AIA's Dayton Society hosted the 2nd National Archaeology Day at SunWatch Indian Village and Archaeological Park in Dayton, Ohio on October 20, 2012. Activities included artifact identification, tool discussions, and an atlatl demonstration and contest. American Indian drum group Chaske Hotain also played and shared their songs with visitors while museum staff and volunteers shared the archaeology and history of SunWatch. In total, 14 volunteers shared the afternoon with 126 visitors.
International Archaeology Day in Anchorage, Alaska was hosted by archaeologists from the state and federal level at University of Anchorage.
For International Archaeology Day, the Oriental Institute hosted a film screening "Breaking Ground: the Story of the Oriental Institute."
Parkin Archeological State Park commemorated International Archaeology Day 2013