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The Idaho Archaeological Society's mission is to preserve, educate, and encourage the study of Idaho's antiquities.

Idaho Archaeological Society logo with stratigraphy of the landscape

PURPOSE OF THE IDAHO ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY:

 

To unite those interested in Idaho archaeology


To promote cooperation between professional and amateur archaeologists


To promote the systematic study of prehistoric and historic archaeological sites in Idaho


To promote public education and professional scholarship relating to Idaho archaeology

Announcements

Job announcements, upcoming events, volunteer opportunities...and more.

Field Technicians and Crew Leads

    Needed

2024 Esto Perpetua Awards Ceremony

50th Annual Idaho Archaeological

    Society Conference

  • October, 12 2024

  • Boise, Idaho

  • More Information Coming Soon

About

Archaeology is the scientific study of the human past through its material remains. As an environmental science that explores past human-environmental interactions, it is uniquely positioned to study long-term cultural change.

Publications

The IAS creates two semi-annual digital publications: Idaho Archaeologist, a professional peer-review journal; and Artifacts, a member newsletter.

Membership

Membership is the driving force behind the organization.  IAS offers a variety of membership levels and some great benefitsof membership.

Student Grant

The student grant provides graduate students with the opportunity to apply for funding for research that pertains to the archaeology of the Great Basin or northwest plateau and has implications for the prehistory or history of Idaho.

Recent News & Projects

IDAHO ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY, INC.

 

 

PO Box 1976

Boise, Idaho 83701

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