Wednesday, August 31, 2016



Membership Meeting -  Wednesday Sept 14th 2016

Midland Public Library - 7 PM

Our special guest speaker for this meeting will be Paul Racher

A Talk titled                                     "Holes"

- an examination of the state of archaeology in the province, the challenges it faces, and how archaeology is going to be changed as the Settler Society re-negotiates its relationship with the province's Indigenous communities. Recent events in Simcoe County will be cited as case studies.

Paul Racher is Vice-President, Operations of ARA and teaches Cultural Resource Management at WLU. He has a B.A. in Prehistoric Archaeology from WLU and an M.A. in anthropology from McMaster University. He began his career as a heritage professional in 1986. Over the two and a half decades since, he has overseen the completion of several hundred archaeological and cultural heritage contracts. He holds professional licence with the Ministry of Tourism, Culture, and Sport (MTCS). Paul is an Associate at the Heritage Resources Centre, a heritage think tank at the University of Waterloo, and a professional member of the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP). He also holds memberships in the Association of Professional Archaeologists (APA), and the current president of the Ontario Archaeological Association (OAS).

. Meetings are open to the public at no charge.
The meeting will be held in the assembly room on the lower level of the Midland Public Library
320 King St. Midland, ON.

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