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New Senior Archaeologist
Kira Kaufmann has joined our staff as senior archaeologist. She has an MA in anthropology from Florida State University and a PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She will be assuming responsibility with dealing with burial discoveries, NAGPRA issues, and writing up previously excavated projects.

Fee Increases
We have updated our fees effective August 10, 2015.

New HACS artifact cataloging software
We have a new version of the HACS catalog system. It is an MS Access 10 database application: hacs-4.0.zip. Just download and unzip it. An instruction manual is included: HACS 4.0 Instructions.pdf. Note: these instructions refer to using the app on our local server (N: drive). You will be placing catalog files at whatever location is convenient to you. It should also be noted that this app is for MS Windows only, and you must have a recent version of MS Access to run it.

Educational Series Scans
Back in the 1970s the University of South Dakota Archaeology Laboratory received a U.S. Park Service grant to develop a series of short documents about South Dakota archaeology for students. These documents, entitled the Educational Series, have been out of print for a number of years. We recently scanned a set and have made them available for download.

Ray Long Site report available
The Bureau of Reclamation has asked us to host a pdf version of the investigations of the Ray Long Site (39FA65) undertaken on their behalf by the Archeology Lab at Augustana College. Three volumes are available:
ms1v1 cover The Archeology, History, and Geomorphology of the Ray Long Site (39FA65), Angostura Reservoir, Fall River County South Dakota, Manuscript I, Volume I: Cultural Resources Report.
by: L. Adrien Hannus, R. Peter Winham, and Austin A. Buhta (with contributions by Kimball Banks, James Kangas, and Renee M. Boen)
Published: 2013
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ms2v1 cover The Archeology, History, and Geomorphology of the Ray Long Site (39FA65), Angostura Reservoir, Fall River County South Dakota, Manuscript II, Volume I: Cultural Resources Report.
by: Austin A Buhta, Rolfe D. Mandel, and L. Adrien Hannus
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ms3 cover The Archeology, History, and Geomorphology of the Ray Long Site (39FA65), Angostura Reservoir, Fall River County South Dakota, Manuscript III: Cultural Resources Report and Appendices.
by: Austin A. Buhta, Bruce A. Bradley, Marvin Kay, L. Adrien Hannus, and R. Peter Winham (with contributions by Renee M. Boen, Jessica Bush, and Heidi Sieverding)
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