83 Photos - Dec 3, 2012
Photo: The focus of the 2012 Hale Smith Memorial Pig Roast.  The 35th year.Photo: Covered with banana leaves, the last cooking step.Photo: Photo: A small fire provides the coals for the fire under the pig.Photo: The Calvin Jones BAR facility 'back lot' provided the location for the pig roast.  A perfect place to say the least filled with symbolism.Photo: The house sits on top of the only confirmed location of the 1539 DeSoto Entrada into the New World.Photo: Photo: Picking meat from the pig.   Pig bones were one of the items that confirms the location as a DeSoto period site.Photo: Kevin Smith, son of Hale the founder of the Department.  The oldest anthropology department in the state.  Flanked by Lonnie Green, PAST member.Photo: One of the best cooked pigs I can remember.  Started cooking around 6 on Friday and was ready to eat noon on Saturday.Photo: George, FSU alumni, stayed up with the pig all night long.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: The 1977 event was a small affiar which has grown over the years. The tradition continues.Photo: Photo: The beginning of the food line.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Not everyone got pork.  Dr. Alexandra Parson, NPS staff, FSU alumni made exceptions for the diet needs of the next generation.Photo: Dr. Peters and Bryan Rill chatting.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Ms and Dr. Michael Uzendoski.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Hank Kratt, NPS staff and FSU Alumni with an early fiedl school t-shhirt.Photo: Photo: The traditional atlatl contest.  Nothing was harmed, or hardly, hit.Photo: Photo: Note the casual stance.  Dr. Meyer has done this before.  FSU alumni and NPS staff.Photo: Close but no cigar.  Onlookers preparing for their turn.Photo: Dr. Mary Glowacki, state archaeologist, our host at the BAR facility on Lafayette Street.Photo: Photo: Photo: Dr. Geoff Thomas, FSU faculty.  Not his first pig roast!.Photo: Photo: Photo: Mr. Christopher Lydick, master cook of at least 12 pig roasts.  FSU Alumni, Osceola Forest archaeologist.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: G. Farr, in line.Photo: Photo: Photo: Logan held the top spot in the atlatal contest - for a while.Photo: Photo: Richard Vernon, NPS archaeologist, FSU alumni.  Richard was on hand to buy supplies for the first 1977 pig roast - he was visiting the department as a possibile graduate program.  He has hardly missed one since then.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Dr. Elizabeth Peters, FSU anthropology faculty.Photo: Photo: Dr. Amy Kowal, FSU alumni, and department faculty member.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Robert Hellman, NPS archaeologist and FSU alumni.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: