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The Arizona Archaeological Council is a non-profit voluntary association that promotes the goals of professional archaeology in Arizona.


Dedicated to preserving cultural resources through education and advocacy, the Council embraces a diverse membership drawing from avocationalists, academics, private business, local communities and federal, state and tribal agencies.


2021 AAC Fall Conference

A Symposium on the Archaeology of Canals in the Arizona Desert

In Cooperation with

The City of Phoenix Archaeology Office

Pueblo Grande Museum


Friday, September 24, 2021, 9 AM-4 PM

Pueblo Grande Museum Community Room and simulcast on WebEx


In collaboration with the City of Phoenix and Pueblo Grande Museum, the Arizona Archaeological Council (AAC) is presenting a Canal Symposium for the Fall 2021 Conference. The conference topic discusses ancient or traditional historic irrigation in the of the Arizona desert.


The conference will be held as a hybrid event, with a maximum of 50 people allowed to attend in-person at Pueblo Grande Museum’s community room. The conference will also be simulcast online so those not able to attend can watch remotely. In-person registration will be open first to AAC members, with registration opening up to the general public after a week, if there are still slots available. Whether you are planning to attend in-person or only online, we ask that you register your attendance here.


2021 AAC Meeting Schedule

January 22, April 23, August 20,   December 10


AAC Meetings are held on Fridays at 10:00 am (Arizona Time). Meetings are expected to be held online using Zoom Video Conferencing Software. The meetings will have an "open" session, where all AAC members are invited to attend, and an "executive" session at the end that is only for the board members. Meeting agendas and invitation instructions will be emailed to the membership one week prior to the meeting.  

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