Carden Bottoms Excavation Opportunity Continues Due to Excellent Weather: Please Apply!
January 04, 2012

The Osage Nation Historic Preservation Office, in conjunction with the Quapaw, Caddo, and the Arkansas Archaeological Survey, is participating in the excavation of a significant archaeological site in a small region of central Arkansas known as the Carden Bottoms. Excavations will be conducted between Monday, January 9th and Friday, January 13th. Travel days will be on the 8th and the 13th. This opportunity is open to any Osage Nation tribal member capable of strenuous physical labor in potentially cold, wet weather. All expenses will be paid. 

This is the fourth round of excavations at the site. Please click here to learn more about the experience as told by past participants.

This is an extremely rare opportunity to explore your history first hand. Please contact Dr. Andrea A. Hunter at (918) 287-5328 or now to secure a spot on the crew.

Deadline for applicants:
12:00 pm, January 6th, 2012
We apologize for the short notice on this previously unplanned event. The excavation crew would like to take advantage of the excellent weather.