If you would like to join the Council for Minnesota Archaeology as a Regular Member or a Student Member, please email our Vice President Steve Katz with a copy of your curriculum vitae at

Benefits of membership include:

-Access to the CMA Email listserv complete with first-to-know access to job opportunities, events, and MN archaeology news.

-Networking opportunities.

-Free access to the Biannual CMA Conference. The next CMA conference is currently scheduled to be held in early 2023.

-Regular members have voting privileges and may hold office and serve on CMA committees.

Membership Dues 2022
Current Regular Member Dues – $25.00*
Student Member Dues – $10.00
Institution Member Dues – Initial $100.00 Fee

Existing Regular Members can pay their annual $25.00 dues through PayPal by clicking ‘Buy Now’ below*:

Checks for dues can be mailed to:

Council for MN Archaeology
328 W. Kellogg Blvd
St. Paul, MN 55102

*If you are unsure of your due payment status, are a student, or are catching up on dues from previous years, please contact Secretary/Treasurer Laura Koski at for more details.

For details regarding membership and dues, please read the following excerpt from the CMA Bylaws:

Article II Membership

Section 1. Regular Membership in the Council for Minnesota Archaeology, Inc. shall be extended to individuals with an active involvement or an on-going research interest in Minnesota archaeology who possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher with a specialization in archaeology or allied fields such as anthropology, ethnology, history, botany, zoology and geology. The Minnesota State Archaeologist, the President of the Minnesota Archaeological Society, and the Executive Director of the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council or their designated representatives shall be regular members during their terms in office in those organizations. Individuals who meet the requirements stated above and who express a desire to become regular members may either be nominated for membership by a member in good standing or may directly apply to the Ethics and Membership Committee. Upon receiving recommendation by the Ethics and Membership Committee, and by a favorable vote by the members present at a duly called meeting, such individuals become regular voting members of the Council.