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Archeological Society meeting Thursday at Sheridan Holiday Inn

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan-Johnson County chapter of the Wyoming Archaeological Society will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Le Gourmet room at the Sheridan Holiday Inn.
    Dinner will be ordered from the menu, however it is not necessary to order dinner to attend the free program.
    Following dinner — about 7:15 p.m. — Sheridan archaeologist Casey Dukeman will give a program titled “Y’ei Bitchei Figures in Southwestern Colorado: a Transformation of Deneh Healing Chants.” The program speaks about a historical Navajo rock art site and how such sites relate to contemporary Navajo culture.

    Dukeman is the senior archaeologist and project manager for SWCA Environmental Consultants in Sheridan. He has 20 years background in archaeology and has worked extensively in the intermountain region of the western United States.
    Dukeman was also the senior lecturer in geology and anthropology at Western State College of Colorado.
    Reservations are not necessary to attend the free program. The event is open to the public.


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