If you would like to join the Council for Minnesota Archaeology as a Regular Member or a Student Member, please email our Vice President Laura Koski 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 2021. Click here for the 2019 Conference Schedule.

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

Membership Dues 2020

Current Regular Member Dues – $25.00*

Student Member Dues – $10.00

Institution Member Dues – Initial $100.00 Fee

Checks for due can be mailed to:

Council for MN Archaeology

328 W. Kellogg Blvd

St. Paul, MN 55102

Online payments for dues are accepted. Please contact Secretary/Treasurer Fred Sutherland at for more details.

*If you are a regular member paying your 2020 dues and you are unsure if you are current, please contact Secretary/Treasurer Fred Sutherland at to check your standing.

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 and are nominated for membership by a member in good standing shall, on recommendation by the Ethics and Membership Committee, and by a favorable vote by the members present, at a duly called meeting, become regular voting members of the Council.