Professional Education


Basics

Getting a Job in Cultural Resouce Management

Getting a job in CRM is like other jobs in some ways and in others it’s different. This video will teach you about Resumes, CVs, cover letters, and references. We’ll also talk about where to find jobs and networking.

Field Tech Basics

When going into the field in archaeology you have to know what to bring. Are you doing survey? Are you camping? Staying in a hotel? Know what to bring and when.


Field Technicians

Mapping, Mapping, Mapping

In this video we’ll talk about the UTM Grid, Township and Range, Smithsonian Trinomials, and site mapping.


Advanced

Report Writing Basics with Dr. Alan Garfinkel

When "leveling up" it's important to be able to write a scientific report. These skills are often learned on the job. In this video you'll learn from a leader in the field about report writing basics.

Using Tablets

What type of tablet should you use in the field? What about accessories? Are they rugged? Learn all this and more in this Team Black video.

Drones for Archaeology - An Introduction//Chris Webster

Drones aren’t evil and can be used for many things. But, what type of drone should you use and what are they capable of. This is a high-level overview on what types of drones there are and what you can use them for.


Prehistoric

Celestial Thunder: Weather Shamanism and Ghost Dance Theology in Native California and the Great Basin

Dr. Alan Garfinkel brings his decades of research and experience to present you this webinar. Learn about the native religions in the eastern Mojave and how rock art and other sites help tell that story.

Rock Art 101

Dr. Alan Gold is a well-published and highly respected academic in the rock art industry. He's an expert in California and western rock art and rock art interpretation and routinely leads groups of people into the desert for his rock art 101 class.

This first lesson is an introduction to rock art identification and recording.

Peopling of the Americas: Models of Migration into the New World

This presentation provides a unique insiders’ view of breakthrough research on Peopling of the Americas including the latest research, newest findings, revelatory theories, cutting edge discoveries, and alternative models.

Desert West Indigenous Cosmology - Layered Universe, Shamanistic Ancestor Deities, and Spirit Multi-naturalism

This presentation provides a unique insiders’ view of breakthrough research on AmerIndian religious metaphor and cosmology.

Through compelling visual aids and a dynamic lecture you will personally connect with one of most recognized and scholarly researchers known worldwide for his research on indigenous religious metaphor, Native American iconography, shamanistic ritual ceremonialism and artistic representations.

Amerindian Perspectivism - Shamanism, Animism, and Indexical Animals

This presentation provides a unique insiders’ view of breakthrough research on AmerIndian religious metaphor and cosmology.

Through compelling visual aids and a dynamic lecture you will personally connect with one of most recognized and scholarly researchers known worldwide for his research on indigenous religious metaphor, Native American iconography, shamanistic ritual ceremonialism and artistic representations.

Coso Shamans and Black Glass Traders: Hunting Religion and Animal Ceremonialism in the Eastern Sierra and the Great Basin Frontier

This presentation provides a unique insiders’ view of breakthrough research on Coso rock art and hunter gatherer religious metaphor.

Through compelling visual aids and a dynamic lecture you will personally connect with one of most recognized and scholarly researchers known globally for his research on world class Coso rock art.


Public Outreach

Setting up an Artifact Roadshow with Dr. Matt Douglas

Back in September of 2017 Dr. Matt Douglas was interviewed on the Archaeology Show for Episode 25 about the Artifact Roadshow. We asked him back for our professional members to tell us exactly how to do that in your area. Enjoy! And, thanks for being awesome.

 

Podcasting Archaeology - A presentation at AAA2017

This was presented at the 116th Annual meeting of the American Association of Anthropology in Washington D.C.