Volunteer Opportunity! Summer Archaeology Project 2024!

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SCAS Outreach: Natural History Museum’s “Museum of the Macabre” event

On October 27, 2023, the SCAS participated in the Santa Cruz Natural History Museum’s “Museum of the Macabre” event; a costume party that included cocktails, food, games, an outdoor movie, and all sorts of creepy-crawlies. There were many booths highlighting … Continue reading

In Memory of Rob Edwards (1938-2023)

Robert Lynn Edwards, beloved partner, adored father, brother, uncle, and friend; archaeologist, anthropologist, teacher, mentor, community organizer, and resident of Santa Cruz County, died of complications from congestive heart failure on May 17, 2023.  Always a big man, he was … Continue reading

A 10,000+/- year-old history story to be told – And we need your help!

The Santa Cruz Archaeological Society is taking on leadership for bringing an important piece of the prehistory of Scotts Valley to life by updating and expanding the archaeological display in the City Hall. And we need donations. Some of you … Continue reading

Wikipedia Santa Cruz Archaeology Update: the Scotts Valley Site (CA-SCR-177)

Rob Edwards’ Wikipedia online encyclopedia update for the Scotts Valley Site (CA-SCR-177). Excavations of the Scotts Valley site were performed by SCAS members. Link to Wikipedia below: Scotts Valley Site (CA-SCR-177)

SCAS Speaker Series on Youtube: A Collection of Recorded SCAS Guest Speaker Events


Linda Yamane’s Basket Transformed into a Striking Mosaic Mural in East Oakland Honoring the First Nation Ohlone

January 2021 article by Frances Phillips from the Creative Work Fund: https://creativeworkfund.org/news/linda-yamanes-basket-transformed-into-a-striking-mosaic-mural From artist Jess Medina’s Facebook Page: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10218784190543884&id=1474039349&sfnsn=mo

Wikipedia Santa Cruz Archaeology Updates: the Scotts Valley Site (CA-SCR-177), the Redman-Hirahara Farmstead, the Lost Adobe and Phoenix Buttons in California

Rob Edwards’ recent Wikipedia online encyclopedia updates include: the Scotts Valley site (CA-SCR-177),  Redman-Hirahara Farmstead, the Lost Adobe and an entry on Phoenix Buttons in California. Excavations of the Scotts Valley site (CA-SCR-177), Lost Adobe and the Redman-Hirahara Farmstead were … Continue reading