Cory Blackeagle

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Exploring the nature of myth and its role in science

Abstract<p>The scientific study of myth is dominated by a paradigm that recognizes myth as having been viewed as truthful narrative history by past …

Down to Earth With: Ethnogeologist Steven Semken

As a boy growing up in New Jersey, Steven Semken was fascinated by rocks and minerals. His father, a banker, and his mother, a municipal tax …

New Jersey

Mystery of the Myth-Fleshed Fossil

Are the fossilized monsters of paleontology and the fantastic monsters of myth one and the same? Join Robert and Joe as they discuss the realm of of …

The Six Faces of Traditional Ecological Knowledge: Challenges and Opportunities for Canadian Co-Management Arrangements

The Importance of Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) When Examining Climate Change

It all started with a simple conversation over lunch. The fuse had been lit, the spark began, and the first step had occurred in my journey, …

hair loss

Mr. Bannock, Metro Vancouver's first Indigenous food truck, officially launches with a fusion menu

Mr. Bannock is rolling with fusion Indigenous food.

Western Canada

Native Americans fed up with asking Boulder's permission to hold ceremonies on 'stolen land'

Eighteen months ago, the City Council declared that the day most call Columbus Day would be celebrated in Boulder as Indigenous Peoples' Day. The …

Human Rights

Dubai to Create the World's First Climate-Controlled City

While some of the planet's richest nations are focused on the issue of climate change and how to lessen humanity's impact on the environment, …

How to Tell If You've Been Unintentionally Racist

Sociology Sheds Light on How Racism Manifests in Everyday Actions<p>In the aftermath of the presidential election of 2016, many people have experienced …

Black Lives Matter

Why Dark Skies Matter More Than You Know

<b>What exactly is lost with each bit of dark night sky</b> that’s blotted out by artificial light? Paul Bogard’s book <i>The End Of Night: Searching For</i> …

Trump's America--A Not So Shining City on the Hill

Barely two weeks into the Trump presidency and the United States is already less great and weaker than it was before he took office. The reason for that is Trump's failure to grasp the essence of leadership and the unique role that the United States has a moral exemplar among nations of the …

Human Rights

Beached Whale Found With 30 Plastic Bags Crammed In Its Belly

A rare goose-beaked whale that repeatedly beached on a Norwegian shore was so ill that it had to be euthanized — and experts soon found out why. The 2-ton animal had about 30 plastic bags and other garbage packed in its stomach.<p>There was “no food, only some remnants of a squid’s head in addition to …

Pollution

Scientists think they finally know how Antarctica was formed, and it contains 'an interesting lesson' about our future

Still, it's remained a bit of a mystery how the ice sheets on the continent came to be.<p>About 34 million years ago, the Antarctica ice sheets formed very rapidly, which has puzzled scientists. There are two main competing theories for its creation, both of which are based on global climate change …

Climate Change

Climate Change Is Causing the Seafloor to Sink

If there’s one thing we’re learning about this global planetary experiment called climate change, it’s that there are unexpected consequences. Case …

Global Warming

For Many Native Americans, Fall Is The Least Wonderful Time Of The Year

"Do Indians celebrate Thanksgiving?"<p>I am asked this question at least once every fall. Which, by the way, is too many times.<p>The answer is that my family (though I can't speak for the other 5 million Indigenous people in America) doesn't. Not the "brave-pilgrims-and-friendly-savages" version of the …

Native Americans

A Polar Vortex Expert Explains Why It’s So Freakin’ Cold

It could be climate change’s fault.<p>Stepping outside has become a physical feat in itself across the United States, with stories coming out daily in …

Global Warming

Yeah, There’s a ‘Bomb Cyclone’—But Shut Up About Global Warming Not Existing

Anyone who makes this argument during a winter storm is simply proving their lack of knowledge.<p>The East Coast’s “winter hurricane”/bomb …

Climate Change

Get Used to Saying ‘Bomb Cyclone.’

Is this just what happens now? Short answer: yes. Get used to it.<p><i>This article originally appeared on The Grist.</i><p>Now that one of the strongest …

Weather

Trump’s Offshore Drilling Plan Will Spark an Environmental Crisis

‘This is a pristine place. Human health and environmental health are codependent. Why would you want to risk that?’<p>Laura Wood Habr has lived a block …

Baton Rouge

Just How Bad Is Kids’ Smartphone Addiction?

A letter from investors to Apple urges the tech giant to address childhood tech addiction.<p>It's the easiest babysitting hack known to modern adults …

Psychology

Is the Secret to Kentucky Bourbon Limestone Water?

We investigate this popular claim to see if the state’s water is really the key to its whiskey.<p>It’s hard to have a conversation in Kentucky without …

Whiskey

Indigenous history training piloted in Edmonton expands to RCMP cadets

An RCMP pilot project that started in Edmonton is gaining national traction in an effort to give police officers a better understanding of Indigenous …

How a Chilean billionaire could poison a Minnesota wilderness

And how a tiny D.C. real estate investment put him in touch with the Trump family<p>Trump’s Interior Department is reinstating two 1966 leases, written before today’s federal environmental laws, that could allow a Chilean mining company to build a giant copper-and-nickel mine adjacent to the Boundary …

Real Estate

How flowering plants conquered the world

<b>Scientists think they have the answer to a puzzle that baffled even Charles Darwin: How flowers evolved and spread to become the dominant plants on Earth.</b><p>Flowering plants, or angiosperms, make up about 90% of all living plant species, including most food crops.<p>In the distant past, they outpaced …

Plants

Pat Cash slams Australia's treatment of Aboriginal people on National Television

Pat Cash has emerged as an unlikely hero to stand up for Indigenous Rights on national television after 30 years away from Australia.<p>This morning Pat …

Australia

Belize bans oil activity to protect its barrier reef

Decision hailed as huge step forward that will safeguard both the marine environment and the country’s lucrative dive tourism industry<p>Some good news for the new year: in what has been called a huge step forward in protecting oceans and marine life, the Belize government has announced bold …

Belize

A lot can go wrong when you’re a professor who does research by cave diving

Maybe when you picture a university professor doing research, it involves test tubes and beakers, or perhaps poring over musty manuscripts in a dimly lit library, or maybe going out into the field to examine new crop-growing techniques or animal-breeding methods. All of it's good, solid research, …

Caving