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Paleo-Indians in California

Saturday, October 15, 2016

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Hosted by Maidu Museum & Historical Site

1970 Johnson Ranch Drive, Roseville, CA 95661

Archaeologists present viewpoints on Paleo-Indians (the first people who entered and inhabited the Americans) with a focus on recent research, important sites and artifacts in California.


10:00 a.m. Tour of Maidu Rock Art – Dan Foster

11:00 a.m. – Paleo-Indian Introduction – John Foster, “SAS Texas & Oregon Tour Insights.

11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Lunch break (Bring you own lunch or get lunch in the area an enjoy museum)

1:00 to 1:45 p.m. – Gerrit Fenenga, “Witt Site–Tulare Lake”

1:45 to 2:30 p.m. – Rick Fitzgerald, “Paleo-Coastal Tradition: Real or Imagined 30 years later”

2:30 to 2:45 p.m. – Break

2:45 to 3:30 p.m. – Greg White, “Borax Lake & Northern Sites”

3:30 to 4:00 p.m. – Closing

Open to the Public –Donations welcome

For more information contact Ruth McElhinney at 916-396-4945


Paleo-Indian Oregon Tour

Paleo-Indian Oregon Tour
July 16, 2016 to July 24, 2016

Join Sacramento Archeological Society, Inc.’s Tour of Oregon Paleoindian, Obsidian and other Volcanic Sites.
• Paleoindian – The Older Than Clovis (OTC) sites include Sage Hen Gap, Rimrock Draw Rock Shelter, and Paisley Caves. Sheep Mountain is a Clovis Site on the tour.
• Geological – Over centuries Oregon was the site of extensive volcanic activity. The tour visits many prominent obsidian, and other volcanic sites including Fort Rock, Glass Buttes, French Glen Dump, Newberry Crater, Lava River Cave, Lava Butte, and Hole-in-the-Ground Volcanic Crater.
• Museums – A visit to Favell Museum in Kamath Falls begins the tour.

Dennis Fenwick, Sacramento Archeological Society, Inc Member is organizing the tour. If you are interested in joining any part of the tour and/or have questions, please contact Dennis Fenwick at dennis.t.fenwick@msn.com or 916-281-7237 cell or 916-373-1465.
The number of participants may be limited. Reservations will be accepted by Dennis on a first come basis.
The tour is for members in good standing with membership dues current for 2016 only.