Events & Activities

  • 2020 Annual Meeting - Cancelled
    ND Heritage Center & State Museum
    Hello all, We hope you are all staying safe and healthy during this uncertain time. Due to the concerns regarding the transmission of COVID-19, the NDAA officers have decided it best to cancel the annual spring meeting. Please contact us with any questions (
  • 2021 Annual Meetings
    Sat, May 01
    As we were unable to gather for the 2020 annual meeting, we’re excited to announce the upcoming NDAA Annual Spring Meeting will take place on Saturday, May 1, 2021 at the North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum in Bismarck, North Dakota using a hybrid online/in-person format.
  • 2019 Pumpkin Carving with Stone Tools
    Sat, Oct 26
    ND Heritage Center & State Museum
    Have you ever wanted to try using a stone tool? Do you like carving pumpkins? Are you 12 years of age or older? If you answered yes to these questions, then this event is for you!
  • 2019 Fall Field Trip
    Sat, Sep 14
    Trapper's Kettle
    Tour a U.S. Forest Service bison run site with archaeologist Troy Price, gather in Medora for a remote presentation by Dr. Christopher Roos (Southern Methodist University) on Prairie Fires and Bison Hunting, and tour historic homestead sites with National Park Service archaeologist Jay Sturdevant.
  • 2019 Tour of PCRG Fieldwork
    Tue, Jul 30
    Knife River Indian Villages
    NDAA tour of excavation work by PaleoCultural Research Group (PCRG) at Awatixa (Sakakawea) Village. Join NDAA member and PCRG Research Director Dr. Mark Mitchell for a guided tour of archaeology work in process.
  • 2019 Annual Spring Meeting
    Sat, May 18
    ND Heritage Center & State Museum
    Archaeologist Mike Fosha will present on archaeology and volunteerism in South Dakota, Dr. Barbara Handy-Marchello will speak about the new Traces book, and Dr. Brenda Todd will present on Chimney Rock Great House and Chaco Canyon. Also, don't miss the book auction and annual business meeting!