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First time collaborations to improve the cancer experience for patients in rural, remote and isolated communities TORONTO, March 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, partners from across
Researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have discovered new evidence that establishes a Native American city as America’s first “melting pot.” Previously, researchers believed this city consisted..
HOUSTON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seminole Energy Services, LLC (Seminole), announced today its board of managers has appointed Mark Leland as a new member.
Grogan Graffam attorney appointed Trustee of the Seneca Valley Foundation Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) January 29, 2014
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Ancient Anasazi Also Disappeared Due to Short-Sighted Water Policy Says Author CD Shelton on the Sharon Kleyne Hour. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) January 14, 2014
Week of Replication and Experimentation Focuses on Ancient Projectile Technology Cortez, CO (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 In the Mesa Verde region of the
The origins of Mima mounds, piles of dirt which can measure around 8 feet high, have baffled scientists for decades. Some have speculated they are Native American burial sites, but human remains have never been found inside the tiny hills.
Archaeology Research Seminar Focuses on Ancestral Pueblo Indian Communities in the Mesa Verde Region Cortez, Colo.
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...