2016 MAS Conference and Annual General Meeting

Sep 23 2016 (All day) to Sep 25 2016 (All day)
Melita, Manitoba

The 2016 Manitoba Archaeological Society Conference and Annual General Meeting will be held in Melita, September 23rd - 25th. This year’s conference will focus on the archaeology of southwest Manitoba, and will celebrate the work of avocational archaeologists in the region and beyond!

Pembina Valley Fur Council Rendezvous

Jul 15 2016 (All day) to Jul 17 2016 (All day)
Stanley Centennial Park - Morden, MB

The Pembina Valley Fur Council Rendezvous is an annual event on the third weekend in July, organized by the Pembina Fur Council and local Game & Fish Associations, primarily to educate young people about the fur trade. Events during the weekend included animal-skinning demonstrations, flint knapping, carving, black powder-shooting, tomahawk- and knife-throwing, and a ladies frying pan toss. A large display tent was set up for craft sales. Some in attendance dress to represent the era including MAS representative Chris Whaley.

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