North Dakota Archaeological Association
Founded on May 3, 1980, the North Dakota Archaeological Association (NDAA) is a non-profit organization, comprised of avocationalists and professional archaeologists interested in the archaeology of North Dakota.  Membership is open to all who ascribe to the Objectives of the Association.

A NDAA membership includes a quarterly newsletter, occassional journals, an annual meeting, and periodic lectures and fieldtrips.

Activities of the Association: Meetings are held in all parts of the state.  Meetings usually consist of presentations, occasional workshops, and guided tours of sites.

Fieldtrips are arranged to archaeological and historical sites such as State Historic Sites along the Missouri River, the National Park Service's Knife River Indian Villages, historic forts, and the Knife River Flint quarries.
To organize people interested in archaeology

To foster the study and teaching of archaeology

To promote the scientific investigation, preservation, and publication of archaeological information

To enlist the aid of all citizens in reporting, preserving, and recording any archaeological sites

From Article II, the Constitution of the North Dakota Archaeological Association
Objectives of the Association

March 21, 2014 - NDAA Annual Meeting Details available above, click the Meeting tab.

​​March 5, 2014 - SAVE THE DATE - The 2014 Annual Meeting of the North Dakota Archaeological Association is Saturday, May 17 at the North Dakota Heritage Center, Bismarck.
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Rainy Buttes silicified wood. A knappable lithic resource from southwestern North Dakota.