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American Anthropological Association

This professional organization was formed to promote the science of anthropology, to stimulate and coordinate the efforts of American anthropologists, to foster local and other societies devoted to anthropology, to serve as a bond among American anthropologists and anthropologic[al] organizations present and prospective, and to publish and encourage the publication of matter pertaining to anthropology.  This association also offers anthropology resources for teachers.

American Association of Physical Anthropologists

The American Association of Physical Anthropologists is the world's leading professional organization for physical anthropologists.  Physical anthropology is a biological science that deals with the adaptations, variability, and evolution of human beings and their living and fossil relatives.

Archaeology Magazine

A bi-monthly professional magazine, published by the Archaeological Institute of America, which focuses on archaeology topics from around the world.

Friends of America's Past

Friends of America's Past provides information about the Kennewick Man lawsuit and studies, news of other ancient remains, a variety of views on these issues, and how you can help meet the challenge to our rights to learn about America's prehistory.

Job Digger

A listing of paid fieldwork opportunities.

Loveland Archaeological Society, sponsors of the Stone Age Fair

The primary purpose of the Loveland Archaeological Society, Inc. is to promote the study of archaeology by its members as it pertains to Native American cultures in the American West.  The individual and collective knowledge of its members is shared within the membership as well as with outreach programs throughout the Community including schools, museums, and libraries.

Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Program

A program based out of San Francisco State University, the NAGPRA is firmly committed to the repatriation of Native American human remains and cultural items whenever possible and to the respectful curation of cultural materials at all times. The primary goal of the SFSU NAGPRA Program is to return ancestral remains and cultural objects to Native American communities.

Office of the Wyoming State Archaeologist

The Office of Wyoming State Archaeologist interprets and protects prehistoric and early historic resources by researching archaeological evidence, providing collections management, conducting educational outreach and offering technical assistance for Wyoming’s citizens and governmental entities.

Plains Anthropological Society

The Plains Anthropological Society is a professional organization that promotes the study of the peoples and cultures of the North American Great Plains. The Society supports the growth of knowledge concerning the physical, cultural, archaeological and linguistic variation and evolution of Plains societies. The organization disseminates research results through publication of the Plains Anthropologist, a quarterly, peer-reviewed academic journal and memoir series, and through the exchange of information and ideas at its annual conference.

Schlemon Center for Quaternary Studies[BROKEN LINK]

The Shlemon Center is a cross-disciplinary intellectual community focused on using the rich geological, fossil and archeological record of the Quaternary Period to learn about how the Earth’s environment changes and how such changes affect natural resources, such as water and forests, and societies.

Society for American Archaeology

The Society for American Archaeology is an international organization dedicated to the research, interpretation, and protection of the archaeological heritage of the Americas.

Smithsonian Institution

Founded in 1846, the Smithsonian is the world's largest museum and research complex, consisting of 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoological Park and nine research facilities.  It is a tremendous resource for anthropological information from around the globe.

Vore Buffalo Jump

The Vore Buffalo Jump is on the interface between what were once great bison pastures of the northern Great Plains and the Black Hills, making it highly attractive to various groups of buffalo hunters. In about 300 years, the site was used by five or more tribes.  The rich cultures and fascinating history of the Plains Indians developed around the immense bison herds and grasslands and of western North America.  Many Native American groups believe the Black Hills have spiritual properties as well as important material resources.

The WWWorld of Archaeology

The clearinghouse for Archaeological information, including the publication of the Archaeological Institute of America.

Wyoming Association of Professional Archaeologists and the Wyoming Archaeological Society

This website's goal is to provide for the dissemination of current archaeological information from Wyoming, to provide access to the online journal of The Wyoming Archaeologist, to present relevant archaeological news, and, to provide upcoming events for both the avocational and professional archaeologist.

Wyoming Cultural Heritage

If you are planning a trip through or within Wyoming, access an interactive map and find out what archaeological and historic sites might lay along your trail. All are open to the public. See enigmatic rock art, frontier forts, historic battlefields, mammoth kill sites, the Medicine Wheel, and more.

Wyoming State Historic Preservation Office

The Wyoming State Historic Preservation Office documents, preserves and promotes Wyoming’s heritage with our preservation partners.

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Laramie, WY 82071

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