Trials, Tribulations, and Triumphs of Bringing Project Archaeology to Oklahoma
In conjunction with Secretary of the Interior’s new Play, Learn, Serve and Work Initiative, the Bureau of Land Management’s Oklahoma Field Office in Tulsa, Oklahoma has vastly expanded its archaeological outreach program by partnering with Project Archaeology. This partnership marks the first occasion Project Archaeology has been represented in the state of Oklahoma. Initially, we felt creating a new Project Archaeology Program in a state that has had none before would present a monumental task to overcome. However, this turned out not to be the case. Upon announcing our intention to bring Project Archaeology to Oklahoma, we were met with a flood on interest and willing partnerships. Oklahoma presented itself as a great case study in the creation of a Project Archaeology program from scratch. Through the process, we uncovered several tips and techniques for helping to bring Project Archaeology to a new state.
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- Society for American Archaeology 80th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA (2015) •
- Project Archaeology State Program Highlights: Celebrating 25 Years
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Trials, Tribulations, and Triumphs of Bringing Project Archaeology to Oklahoma. Ryan Howell, Meghan Forney, Holly L. Andrew, Stephanie Stutts. Presented at The 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, California. 2015 ( tDAR id: 397193)
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