Due to the continued impacts of COVID-19, the SAA Board of Directors has voted to conduct the 2021 Annual Meeting in an all-virtual format. The first round of FAQs concerning the meeting is now available.
Bertha Parker Cody is considered the first Native American woman archaeologist and ethnologist in the United States. A new award in her honor will provide support to Native American women in the fields of archaeology or museum studies and will fund professional training, internships, and research.
Thirty years ago, NAGPRA transformed our field by laying crucial groundwork for a more ethical approach to archaeology. As part of our obligation to continue to improve the ethical practice of archaeology, the SAA is preparing to update our Statement on the Treatment of Human Remains and is soliciting member input in this process.