The Genuine Indian Relic Society, Inc.
Editor in Chief

Teresa K. Putty

PO Box 86, Gwynneville, IN 46144, Tel.: 317-509-0848

Associate Editors

Richard D. Austin
Pawleys Island, SC

Shawn E. Bell
Fayetteville, AR

Leland C. Bement
Norman, OK

John B. Branney
Houston, TX

Randall W. Carrier
Lancaster, KY

John Mark Clark
Clarksville, TN


W. Richard Eckles
Nelson, NE

Richard W. Fitzgerald
Yukon, OK

George C. Frison, PhD
Laramine, WY

Daniel G. Gall, PhD
Mount Olive, NC

Elmer A. Guerri
West Terre Haute, IN

Terry W. McGuire
Chicago, IL


William C. Meadows, PhD
Fair Grove, MO

Leslie S. Pfeiffer
San Antonio,TX

Michael R. Phillips
Terre Haute, IN

N. Dwain Rogers
Temple, TX

Jeb A. Taylor
Buffalo, WY

Tom C. Westfall
Sterling, CO

Officers & Directors


Richard D. Austin

424 Chapman Loop
Pawleys Island, SC 2958-4361
Tel: 860-630-0475


Vice President

Shawn E. Bell

1178 S Jasmine Lane
Fayetteville, AR 72704-7707
Tel: 479-530-7431


Quinton R. Matson

227 E 31st Street
Kansas City, MO 64108-3217
Tel: 816-305-3962


J. Winston Truett, CPA

33 Thackray Place
Jackson, TN 38305-1790
Tel: 731-697-9221


Chairman – Richard W. Fitzgerald, Yukon, OK, Tel: 405-642-8078  |

James R. Beer
Monroe, WI

Randall W. Carrier
Lancaster, KY

Bradley O. A. Cowan
Kitchener, ON, Canada

David H. Dye, PhD
Memphis, TN

Fred W. Marsh
Dallas, TX

Michael J. McGonigal, DVM
Jonesville, MI

Gregory L. Moore
Rhome, TX

Teresa K. Putty
Shelbyville, IN

Terry J. Stumpf
Carrollton, IL

Steven W. Vaughn
Estero, FL

William M. Wheless III
Houston, TX

Legal Counsel

J. Scott Davidson
P.O.Box 4046
Batesville, AR 72503-4046
Tel: 870-612-5574

Website & Paypal Coordinator

Shawn E. Bell
1178 S. Jasmine Lane
Fayetteville, AR 72704-7707
Tel: 479-530-7431


Richard W. Fitzgerald
9021 NW 147th Terrace
Yukon, OK 73099-9778
Tel: 1 (405) 642-8078

Photography Consultants
Peter A. Bostrom
Troy, IL
CPA & Membership Records

Hayley Vieke, CPA Terre Haute, IN

Provenance Consultant
Thomas C. Beutell, Tuckasegee, NC
Statement of Purpose: The specific purpose of this non-profit national Society is to promote friendship and trust among persons interested in the collection and preservation of genuine prehistoric North American artifacts by providing a medium of informational and education exchange through the regular publication of journals; taking a firm and vigorous stand in opposing the display, sale or distribution of questionable and fraudulent artifacts at Society meetings or elsewhere; and conducting regular meetings to transact business and to encourage the display of, and dissemination of knowledge about, such artifacts.

Published quarterly: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall by the G.I.R.S., Inc.

$30 per calendar year

Copyright 2000-2020 Genuine Indian Relic Society.
Last revised: December 08, 2020