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On a per-capita basis, Washington State University archaeologist Tim Kohler has documented a particularly bloody period more than eight centuries ago on what is now American soil.
Presented by the Consulate General of Mexico in San Francisco, Conaculta and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts July 31 - August 5 SAN FRANCISCO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/
Cherokee Company Providing Full Range of Professional Services and Products to all Departments and Agencies of the U.S. Government TULSA, Okla.
HALIFAX, July 16, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Chiefs from the three Aboriginal peoples that have always occupied the waters and shores of the Gulf of St.
Gomphotheres, genetic relatives of the elephant, were thought to have roamed North America and gone extinct long before humans reach the continent. But, according to a new study, researchers have uncovered evidence that North America’s earliest humans may have preyed on the ancient mammals.
Onsite training sessions and web-based seminars available for native corporations interested in joining the 8(a) program. Tulsa, Okla.
Cherokeea attakullakulla discovered in the Cherokee Nation's ancestral homeland. Tahlequah, OK (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 The Cherokee Nation has a new
ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harold Karp has been named interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Tecumseh Products Company (Nasdaq:TECU) following the resignation
With support of Native American groups, the Central Atlantic Conference of the United Church of Christ calls for more than 40,000 local church members in D.C.
In the news release, Think Finance Contributes to Program Providing Virtual Mentoring to Students in Native American Communities, Encourages College Success in Indian Country, issued 13-Jun-2014
Samuel de Champlain, known as The Father of New France, was a Frenchman with many titles including navigator, soldier, explorer, cartographer, and diplomat. Born Samuel Champlain in 1574 to a family of mariners, exploration was in his blood and he took his first voyage as a young man in 1603, led by François Gravé Du Pont. In his early years, Champlain learned to navigate, create nautical charts, draw, and make applied reports. From 1594 or 1595 to 1598, he learned fighting skills in the...
Leif Ericson was a Norse explorer seen as the first European to land in North America nearly 500 years prior to Christopher Columbus. According to the Sagas of Icelanders, he established a Norse settlement at Vinland, identified with the Norse L’Anse aux Meadows on the northern point of Newfoundland in modern-day Canada. It is believed that Leif was born in Iceland around the 970’s - the son of father Erik the Red, an explorer and outlaw from Western Norway. Erik founded the first...
William Clark was an American explorer, territorial governor, soldier, and Indian agent who lived between August 1, 1770 and September 1, 1838. He is best known for his exploration of the territory between the Louisiana Purchase and the Pacific Ocean, which he conducted alongside Meriwether Lewis between 1803 and 1806. William Clark, born in 1770 in Caroline County, Virginia, was the ninth child born to John and Ann Rogers Clark. His family was known in the area as common planters with a...
Mesa Verde National Park is located in the state of Colorado in the United States. The park contains 52,485 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native American tribes including the basket maker and pueblo peoples, also known as the Anasazi tribe. In 1868, the American government made a treaty with the Ute tribe that established the area west of the Continental Divide as belonging to the Ute people. A new treaty was established in 1873 that decreased the Ute’s land to a strip that...
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