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  1. A Symposium in Homage to Eduardo Matos Moctezuma

    ... Society of  California State University, Los Angeles and Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) , promises to be spectacular.  ... Dr. John M.D Pohl  is an eminent authority on North American Indian civilizations and has directed numerous archaeological ...

    ancient-origins - 24/02/2017 - 02:32

  2. Native American Art: Thousands of Artists But Only a Fraction of Their Masterpieces Have Survived

    The arts of North American natives typically fall into broad categories of sculpture, painting, quill-work, beadwork and architecture. The Native American art types are further divided ... American architecture While ancient people in Mexico and Central and South America left complex, wonderfully realized monuments, ...

    Mark Miller - 22/09/2018 - 14:07

  3. Did Paleoamericans Reach South America First?

    ... could have crossed a viable land bridge between Alaska and Siberia. Bering land bridge. ( Public Domain ) ... provocative.... Have the earliest hunters been overlooked in North America? “ Warwick Bray has pointed out that there are numerous ...

    Clyde Winters - 05/09/2016 - 03:50

  4. Strength, Unity, and Pride: Cherokee Indians Triumphed Over Adversity

    ... Cherokee found a way to survive after being decimated by war and disease and being forced to live far from their homes. The ... far from their homes. There are more Cherokee Indians in North America than almost any other Indian nation. The Cherokee tribes ...

    Mark Miller - 15/09/2018 - 01:53

  5. Intricacy and Reflection: Transforming Mandalas from Sacred Designs to Art Therapy

    ... mandalas represented the intricacy of the universe and served as a guide for reflective practices such as meditation. ... be restored. These ‘mandalas’ are sometimes compared to North American medicine wheels. Further expansion on the idea of what a ...

    Alicia McDermott - 22/10/2017 - 14:04

  6. Real-Life Lord of the Flies: The Strange and Violent History of Pitcairn Island

    Pitcairn Island is a place so remote, and with a history so bizarre, that until recently it was viewed almost as myth ... believed that they came from Mangareva, some 490km to the north west in French Polynesia. Wooden carving from Mangareva ( ...

    Joanna Gillan - 27/07/2018 - 00:05

  7. The Widespread Appearance of Neanderthal DNA: Africans Have It Too

    ... even though Neanderthal skeletons have been found in North Africa at Jebel Ighoud and Haua Fteah. It has long been argued that Neanderthal derived ...

    Clyde Winters - 28/08/2017 - 14:00

  8. Evidence of Ancient Megalithic Culture in Massachusetts Revealed For the First Time

    ... rustic country hills of Northern Ireland, about an hour north of Derry, is the tiny hamlet of Laraghirril. In the distant southwestern ... forests of upstate New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, and Maine. The old-growth forests and rocky mountain ridges of this area ...

    Josiah Vigneau - 23/02/2017 - 18:50

  9. Rare Bones and DNA of tiny children surprise scientists, support ideas about migration into the Americas 11,000 years ago

    ... in the wilds of Alaska have given researchers a surprising and unprecedented look into the lives of prehistoric peoples and the ancient ... are said to be the earliest human remains found in northern North America. Archaeologists uncovered the skeletons of the two infants ...

    lizleafloor - 27/10/2015 - 20:45

  10. Deadly Volcanoes: The Eruptions that Reshaped the World and Became Legends - Part II

    The ancients witnessed the awesome and raw power of erupting volcanos, and sent out warnings through time in the ... 26,500 years ago the Oruanui eruption covered the central North Island in lava and ash 200 meters (650 feet) deep. The Taupo or Hatepe ...

    lizleafloor - 26/07/2015 - 02:39

  11. Ragnarok: Norse Account of Strange & Wonderful Land Doomed to Destruction – Part I

    Before the rise and spread of Christianity in the first millennium of the common era, paganism ... remnant of a continuous land bridge that together with the Central American isthmus, completely encircled the Caribbean Basin, thereby ... in the portions that are currently above the sea (Central America and the islands of the West Indies) and in the parts that are presently ...

    Brad Yoon - 13/01/2017 - 00:41

  12. Native American Legends of Mount Katahdin: Home of Powerful Thunderbirds and the Lord of Storms

    ... State Park, Mount Katahdin is the tallest mountain in Maine and marks the northern terminus of the Appalachian Trail. The mountain was ... 400 million years ago when an island arc collided with North America. There are multiple glacial formations, ponds, and eskers in the ...

    jason and sarah - 22/09/2018 - 18:54

  13. The Liverpool Mounds in Illinois: Part 2 - Rediscovering Hopewell Ritual and Meaning

    ... second half focuses on the possible meanings of the mounds and their contents and should be cross-referenced with the data from Part 1. ... expanded, thereby creating the earth.” North American river otter. (Sage Ross/ CC BY SA 3.0 ) Importantly, in ...

    jason and sarah - 23/06/2018 - 01:44

  14. A Rogue Archaeologist, Atlantis, and the Chac-Mool

    ... developing into an industrial heavyweight, its scientists and explorers were rediscovering Earth’s ancient past and charting forgotten ... contexts, those in the Castillo, the Chac-Mool Temple, the North Colonnade, the Temple of the Little Tables and the Temple of the ...

    Cliff Dunning - 02/09/2017 - 19:02

  15. Mexico’s Haunted City of Thunder – El Tajin: Surprising Connections Between Cultures Worlds and Eras Apart

    ... Tajin is a Mesoamerican archaeological site located in the North of the state of Veracruz, near the Gulf Coast of Mexico. The city, one of the most flourishing of the Classic and early Post-classic period, was only rediscovered in 1785, immediately ...

    Marco M. Vigato - 17/11/2017 - 13:57

  16. Ancient Earthworks of North America suggest pre-Columbian European contact

    ... doctrine of the Smithsonian became an academic dogma, mounds and earthworks in America were routinely compared to those observed in Western ... Mound builders resemble those found in Great Britain and the north of Ireland, and even suggest the transmission of the same myths and ...

    jason and sarah - 02/07/2015 - 01:28

  17. The Carolina Bays and the Destruction of North America

    This is an ancient and enduring mystery from pre-historic North America, involving geology, astronomy, climatology and zoology. And ... widely varying sizes, splattered in two giant wings across central and eastern North America, forming clusters of identical elliptical ...

    ralph - 06/11/2015 - 00:41

  18. Bearded Gods of the Americas Were Jesus Resurrected?! Maybe. But Why is the Plumed Serpent Ubiquitous?

    ... Christopher Columbus. Authors usually quote from mythology and legends which discuss ancient gods such as the Mexican Aztec’s ... America, as well as Mexico (which is technically part of North America) that describe foreign visitors arriving bearing light skin, ...

    Brien Foerster - 07/09/2017 - 19:00

  19. Sex Symbols of the Ancient World: Top Ten Sexually Explicit Caves, Mountains, Temples and Artifacts

    If you are sensitive about matters pertaining to sex and sexuality it's probably best that you press the back button now. For those ... If this is the case, then the Arches National Park, north of Moab in the state of Utah offers the very best. Bordered by the ...

    ashley cowie - 09/04/2017 - 19:03

  20. The Mythologized Legacy of the North American Mounds

    ... variously called cairns, tumulus, barrows, burial mounds and kurgans.  Ancient landscapes the world over were once ... to the astro-building skills of the ancient engineers. North American Mounds When Scotland was buried beneath a massive glacier, ...

    ashley cowie - 18/07/2018 - 16:50

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