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October 2021

Lecture: CIS – MIA: Forensic Archaeology of a World War II Crash Site in Washington State

October 21 @ 4:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, 2 Flagstaff Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States

William R. Belcher Associate Professor Forensic Anthropology, Department of Anthropology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. In August 2005, a military forensic archaeology team traveled to the Joker Mountain area of the Pasayten Wilderness in northern Washington State to excavate a P-38 Lightning aircraft lost in November 1942. The team recovered a series of personal effects and human remains from the aircraft after several weeks of work. These materials were returned to the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command (now the Defense POW/MIA…

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November 2021

Virtual Day of the Dead Celebration

November 1

Join us for a pre-recorded presentation by Eunice Loredo on Día de Muertos. We will offer a limited number of kits to create traditional decorations. These kits will include arts and crafts materials and instructions for their use in the classroom. This event is geared toward middle and high school students. To get information on this event, including the link to the presentation or to reserve a kit, please email elliot.bowen@maine.edu

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