Research Institutions : North America
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Academies :
Academies and Royal Societies of Broad Scope (On this page we list academies and other bodies like them, such as royal societies of very broad scope, e.g. of sciences or arts)

American Academy in Rome (Italy)

California Academy of Sciences, Anthropology Department - (United States)
Associations :
Alaska Anthropological Association (USA)

American Anthropological Association (USA)

American Anthropology Section (USA ; American Anthropological Association)

American Cultural Resources Association (USA) - ACRA (ACRA FAQ : here)

American Rock Art Research Association (USA)

Anthropology, Physical Anthropology, Linguistics, and Archaeology Student's Association (Canada)

Anthropology and the Environment Section (of the American Anthropological Association, USA)

Archeo 08 (Canada; organisme sans but lucratif)

Association des archéologues du Québec (Canada)

Association des étudiants en archéologie, Université Laval (Canada)

Association for Asian Studies (USA)

Association for Feminist Anthropology (member of the American Anthropological Association) (USA)

Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (section of the American Anthropological Association, USA)

Association for Washington Archaeology (USA)

Association of Historical Archaeologists of the Pacific Northwest (USA)

Association of Latina and Latino Anthropologists
(USA; member of the American Anthropological Association)

Association of Manitoba Archaeologists (Canada)

British Columbia Association of Professional Consulting Archaeologists (Canada)

California Mission Studies Association (USA)

Canadian Archaeological Association (Canada)

Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association/Société canadienne de sociologie et d'anthropologie (french and english) (Canada)

Chacmool (Students Archaeological Association of the University of Calgary, Canada)

Illinois Association for Advancement of Archaeology (USA)

Midwest Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology Association (BARFAA - USA)

National Association of State Archaeologists (USA)

National Parks Conservation Association (USA. Beware : Flash reader needed !)

New England Antiquities Research Association (NEARA - USA)

New York State Archaeological Association (NYSAA - USA)

Northeastern Anthropological Association (USA)

Professionnal Archaeologists of Kansas (USA)

Quebec Archaeologists Association (in french; Canada)

Register of Professional Archeologists (USA)

Saskatchewan Association of Professional Archaeologists (Canada)

Undergraduate Anthropology Association - University of Kansas (USA)

Upper Midwest Rock Art Research Association (USA)

Utah Rock Art Research Association (USA)

Washington Association of Professional Anthropologists (USA)

Wyoming Association of Professional Archaeologists (USA)
Centres, Commissions, Councils :
Alaska Native Heritage Center

American Council of Learned Societies (USA)

Anasazi Heritage Center, Bureau of Land Management Colorado

Archaeology Research Center, University of Maine (Farmington)

Arctic Studies Center (North America)

Arizona Archaeological Council (AAC - USA)

Battlefield Restoration and Archaeological Volunteer Organization (New Jersey, United States)

Billings Curation Center (Bureau of Land Management Montana State Office)

Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies

Center for American Archeology (Kampsville, Illinois)

Center for Anthropology and Science Communications (CASC)

Center for Archaeoastronomy

Center for Archaeological Investigations (Southern Illinois University, Carbondale)

Center for Desert Archaeology (US South West)

Center for Hawaiian and Pacific Anthropology

Center for Historical Archaeology, (University of Florida)

Center for Public Archaeology - California State University at Northridge

Center for the Study of Architecture (archaeological and architectural)

Center for the Study of the First Americans (Texas A&M University)

Center for the Study of Eurasian Nomads

Center for World Indigenous Studies

Central Coast Center for Archaeological Research (California)

Centre archéo-topo (Canada)

Centre d'Histoire et d'Archéologie de la Métabetchouane Animé et Scénarisé (CHAMANS)

Committee on Refugees and Immigrants (focuses on the global problems of forced dislocation, the provision of asylum
and resettlement to refugees, and the adjustment of immigrants)

Community of anthropologists of science, technology and computing - (CASTAC)

Computational Anthropology Section (member of the American Anthropological Association)

Connecticut Archaeology Center

Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation (United States)

Consortium for the Computer Interchange of Museum Information

Council for Museum Anthropology (CMA : includes anthropology museums on the web) (USA)

Council for Northeast Historical Archaeology (United States - Canada)

Crow Canyon Archaeological Center

Cultural Resource Survey Program of the New York State Museum (New York, United States)

Dalhousie's TOSL/ESR Laboratory

Deer Valley Rock Art Center (Arizona)

Delaware State Historic Preservation Office

Federation of Small Anthropology Programs (a membership committee of the General Anthropology Division of the American Anthropological Association)

International Council for Archaeozoology (based in the USA)

Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist

Louisiana Division of Archaeology

Maine Historic Preservation Commission

Middle Atlantic Archaeological Conference (MAAC)

Minnesota Historical Society-Archaeology Division, St. Paul

Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center (MVAC)

MURR Archaeometry Lab (Nuclear Archaeology and Geochemistry Group)

Museum Applied Science Center for Archaeology

National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT) - Resources Directory

National Center for Science Education : Defending the Teaching of Evolution in the Public Schools

New Hampshire State Conservation and Rescue Archaeological Program

New South Wales Heritage Office

North Carolina Archaeology -
(Compiled by the North Carolina Office of State Archaeology, North Carolina Archaeological
Council, and North Carolina Archaeology Society)

Northern Kentucky University Anthropology Clubs and Organizations

Old Pueblo Archaeology Center (Tucson, Arizona)

Pennsylvania Archaeological Council (USA)

Powell Archaeological Research Center (Columbia, Illinois)

Réseau archéo-Québec (Quebec archaeology network)

Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission

Rutgers Undergraduate Anthropology Club

School of American Research (a center for the study of the archaeology and ethnology of the American Southwest)

South Central Coastal Information Center (California)

South Dakota State Archaeological Research Center (the Office of the State Archaeologist and a division of the S.D. State Historical Society,
State Department of Education and Cultural Affairs)

Southeast Archaeological Center

United Archaeological Field Technicians (UAFT)

United States Information Agency - International Cultural Property Protection

Upper Midwest Rock Art Research Association

Washington State Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation

World Monuments Fund ("The World Monuments Fund is a New York-based non-profit dedicated to preserving and protecting endanged works of historic art and architecture around the world.The World Monuments Watch List of 100 Most Endangered Sites, a program of World Monuments Fund, is issued every other year")

Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre (Government of Yukon, Dept. of Tourism and Culture, Museums Unit)
Groups :
Grupo de Zooarqueología de Camélidos (in english - member of the International Council for Archaeozoology - USA)

Late Antiquity Research Group (roman and byzantine archaeology research projects) (USA)

New York State Museum -Anthropological Research
Institutes and Foundations :
Archaeological Institute of America (USA)

Arizona State University Archaeological Research Institute (USA)

Cataraqui Archaeological Research Foundation (Canada)

Fondation archéo-Richelieu (Canada)
see also :

Foundation for the Advancement of Mesoamerican Studies, Inc. (FAMSI - USA)

Getty Institute :
Getty Conservation Institute -
Getty Research Institute -
Getty Institute, Grants -

Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities (University of Virginia - USA)

Institute for Minnesota Archaeology, Minneapolis (USA)

Institute of Human Origins (Arizona State University - USA)

National Science Foundation (USA).

Research Institute for the Study of Man - RISM (USA)

Rock Art Foundation (San Antonio, Texas, USA)

Summer Institute of Linguistics (located at the International Linguistics Center in Dallas, Texas, study of minority languages and cultures around the world) (USA)

Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Inc.
Societies :
American Ethnological Society (USA)

American Folklore Society (USA)

Archaeological Society of British Columbia (Canada)

Archaeological Society of Connecticut (USA)

Archaeological Society of Maryland (USA)

Archaeological Society of South Carolina (USA)

Arkansas Archaeological Society (USA)

Biblical Archaeology Society (USA)

Canadian Society for Mesopotamian Studies (Canada)

Colorado Archaeological Society (USA)

Colorado Archaeological Society, Indian Peaks Chapter (IPCAS; in Boulder; USA)

Costume Society of America (USA)

El Paso Archaeological Society (USA)

Gypsy Lore Society

Hawaiian Historical Society (USA)

Iowa Archeological Society (USA)

Maine Archaeological Society (USA)

Manitoba Archaeological Society (Canada)

Massachusetts Archaeological Society (USA)

Michigan Archaeological Society (USA)

Minnesota Historical Society (USA)

Missouri Archaeological Society (USA)

Montana Archaeological Society (USA)

National Paleolithic Society ("A society for the study of man's arrival to the Americas"; USA)

New Hampshire Archaeological Society (USA)

Ohio Historical Society (USA)

Ontario Archaeological Society (Canada)

Orange County Society - Archaeological Institute of America (USA)

Pacific Coast Archaeological Society (USA)

Society for American Archaeology (USA)

Society for Anthropological Sciences (USA)

Society for Anthropology in Community Colleges (SACC) (USA)

Society for Archaeological Sciences (USA)

Society for California Archaeology (USA)

Society for Economic Anthropology (USA)

Society for Hawaiian Archaeology (USA)

Society for Historical Archaeology (USA)

Society for Industrial Archeology (USA)

Society for Latin American Anthropology (USA)

Society for Medical Anthropology (USA)

Society for Medical Anthropology (member of the American Anthropological Association - USA)

Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology, Inc. (USA)

Society for the Anthropology of Europe (USA)

Society for Visual Anthropology (USA)

Society of Africanist Archaeologists (USA)

Somerset County Archaeology Society (Pennsylvania, USA)

South Dakota Archaeological Society (USA)

Texas Archeological Society (USA)

Underwater Archaeological Society of British Columbia (Canada)

University of California San Diego Anthropology Society (USA)

Vermont Archaeological Society (USA)

Wisconsin Archeological Society (USA)
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