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Mysterious Watson Brake: Oldest Mound Complex In North America With Earthworks Raised For Unknown Purpose

Share this:<p><b>Ellen Lloyd – AncientPages.com –</b> In northern Louisiana, North America there is a very interesting and mysterious ancient site known as …

Archaeology

National Museum of the American Indian

The Treaty that Reversed a Removal—the Navajo Treaty of 1868—Goes on View<p><i>“The U.S. government does not sign treaties with states. They sign treaties</i> …

Navajo Nation

Scientists Recover Ancient Taino DNA

CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND—A genetic study suggests at least one modern Caribbean population, on Puerto Rico, could be linked to the Taino, an ancient …

Anthropology

Mystery Ulfberht Viking sword has archaeologists stumped

A mystery sword made by the Vikings and engraved with the word Ulfberht has stumped archaeologists. The sword is forged in such a way that it looks …

Archaeology

Ancient Cave Drawings and Early Human Language Linked in New Study

Sound echoing within caves may have also influenced what early humans put on rock walls.<p>Thousands of years ago, an early human ventured deep within a cave, where sound reverberated off the walls. Perhaps by either speaking or walking, they generated the sound reminiscent of a hoof. To represent …

Anthropology

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Vikings And Muslim Civilization

Dating back to March 2015, news regarding the discovery of a ring found on a Viking woman in an ancient burial ground with the Arabic inscription …

Archaeology

Ancient DNA Reveals Descendants of a People Allegedly Decimated by Columbus

"It is truly liberating and uplifting."<p>Filed Under Amazon, Biology & Genetics<p>When Christopher Columbus and his crew landed on the shores of San …

Anthropology

Have Archaeologists Discovered the 'Signature' of a Biblical Prophet?

A 2,700-year-old clay seal from Jerusalem may reference Isaiah, making it the earliest reference to the prophet outside of the Bible.<p>A clay seal from the eighth century B.C. that was discovered in a Jerusalem excavation may bear the name of the biblical prophet Isaiah, according to a new article in</i> …

Archaeology

When Scientists “Discover” What Indigenous People Have Always Known

Our knowledge of what animals do when humans aren’t around has steadily increased over the last 50 years. For example, we know now that animals use …

Indigenous Peoples

Hiding in Plain Sight: Discovering the Métis Nation in the Archival Records of Library and Archives Canada

• EFN Staff | February 16, 2018<p><i>This exhibition is currently on display at Round Prairie Library in Saskatoon until May 13, 2018 when it will transition</i> …

Canada

Library and Archives finally releases 98-year-old document on sick First Nations children

Library and Archives still keeps majority of old Indian Affairs health files locked away<p>Library and Archives Canada's move to finally release a …

Canada

Illinois place names reflect American Indian heritage

What has an American Indian-based name in Illinois?<p>More like, what doesn’t?<p>How about the cities and villages of Annawan, Algonquin, Ashkum, Blue …

Native Americans

Maya Artifacts Found In World's Largest Underwater Cave

Remains of giant sloths and proto-elephants were found interspersed with burnt human bones and ceramics in Mexico's Sac Actun cave system.<p>Last month, researchers from the Great Maya Aquifer Project announced the discovery of the world's largest underwater cave system in Yucatán after realizing that …

Archaeology

This mulit-coloured corn is real and there's a fantastic story behind it

The story of Glass Gem corn begins with an Oklahoma farmer named Carl Barnes. Barnes, now in his 80s, is half-Cherokee. He began growing older corn …

Forestry

Botanist reclaims Indigenous ways of knowing plants as persons and family

Thursday, February 15th, 2018 11:57am<p>Robin Wall Kimmerer with her college ID photo upon her acceptence to a Botany program that was foreign to her …

Indigenous Peoples

Freyja

Freyja (Old Norse for ‘Lady’, ‘Woman’, or ‘Mistress’) is the best-known and most important goddess in Norse mythology. Beautiful and many-functioned, …

Ancient History

Clay tablets from the cradle of civilisation provide new insight to the history of medicine

Ancient “doctors” mixed magic and medicine to heal patients.

Archaeology

'Incredible' 900-year-old copper arrowhead discovered on Canadian mountain

A rare copper arrowhead discovered on a remote Canadian mountaint is almost 900 years old, archaeologists have confirmed.<p>The arrowhead, which is at the tip of a perfectly preserved antler arrow, was found sticking out of an ice patch in Canada’s Yukon Territory. The find, which was made in 2016 on …

Archaeology

6,000-year-old baby found cradled in mother’s arm

Archaeologists in Holland have found the 6,000-year-old remains of a baby cradled in the arm of the woman believed to be its mother.<p>The infant, which …

Archaeology

Dramatic Whale Hunts Depicted in Ancient Rock Art

The paintings match historical artifacts that suggest hunters set out on small boats with makeshift harpoons.<p>Using makeshift harpoons and rafts, a hunter spears a large whale.<p>It would have been a welcome kill for hunter-gatherers living in one of the world's driest regions, Chile's Atacama Desert, …

Archaeology

1,200-year-old comb holds clues to Viking runes

<b>(CNN) —</b> A 1,200-year-old comb, discovered in Denmark, is shedding light on the mysterious birth and development of the Viking alphabet.<p>When a team of Danish archaeologists first discovered the fragments of a comb in December, they thought nothing of it. Combs are some of the most common …

Archaeology

Beneath Biblical Prophet's Tomb, An Archaeological Surprise

Deep inside looters' tunnels dug beneath the Tomb of Jonah in the ancient Iraq city of Nineveh, archaeologists have uncovered 2,700-year-old …

Archaeology

Tulane researchers help discover vast network of Mayan cities in the Guatemalan jungle | NOLA.com

A team of Tulane University archaeologists and an international group of researchers have uncovered a network of thousands of ancient Mayan …

Archaeology

Doctors Said Immunotherapy Would Not Cure Her Cancer. They Were Wrong.

No one expected the four young women to live much longer. They had an extremely rare, aggressive and fatal form of ovarian cancer. There was no standard treatment.<p>The women, strangers to one another living in different countries, asked their doctors to try new immunotherapy drugs that had …

Cancer

First Kids 1st

The First Kids 1st – Every Child is Sacred is a national collaborative effort comprised of leading Native American organizations, allies, and …

Alaska Natives

NCAI - Tribal Nations and the United States: An Introduction - Page 1

The guide "Tribal Nations and the United States: An Introduction" developed by the National Congress of American Indians seeks to provide a basic …

Alaska Natives

Yarrow

shares<p>2 min<p><b>Yarrow Information And Description:</b><p>Yarrow (<i>Achillea millefolium</i>), also called common yarrow or plumajillo, is a flowering plant native to …

Alternative Medicine

Native American Artist Creates Stunning Beaded Vans Slip-Ons

Native American artist and designer <b>Charlene Holy Bear</b> has is making headlines for reimagining the possibilities of a classic skate shoe. The Standing …

Shoes

Fewer court challenges? Here’s what Trudeau’s ambitious Indigenous rights framework could mean

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hopes his new Indigenous rights framework will transform the government’s relationship with Indigenous peoples …

Canada

Hurrians

The Hurrians (aka Hurri or Khurri) were a Bronze Age people who flourished across the Near East from the 4th millennium BCE to the 1st millennium …

Ancient History