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Petroglyphs In Nevada Are The Oldest In North America
2013-08-14 04:56:24

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Petroglyphs cut into boulders in at the Winnemucca Lake site in western Nevada have been identified as the oldest known rock engravings in North America, researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder (CU-Boulder) report in a new study. High-tech analysis conducted by CU-Boulder adjunct curator of anthropology Larry Benson and his colleagues has revealed that the petroglyphs, which are cut into several boulders at a location...

Archaeologists Discover Several Thousand Ancient Cave Paintings In Mexico
2013-05-23 15:29:14

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Archaeologists have discovered several thousand paintings in caves and ravines of the Sierra de San Carlos, Municipality of Burgos, Tamaulipas. The 4,926 paintings found were made by at least three groups of hunter-gatherers in the region. The paintings are anthropomorphic, zoomorphic, astronomical and abstract. Archaeologist Gustavo Ramirez, who led the team, said the paintings are important because it documents the presence of...

2013-03-31 23:15:04

Top nature and birding company Naturalist Journeys announces an October guided tour to two of Utah´s most spectacular parks, focusing on the geology and splendor of the red rock region. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) March 31, 2013 Naturalist Journeys, a top nature and birding tour company, is proud to announce their upcoming October 5 — 11 Utah Hiking Active Nature Adventure tour. Guide Carol Simon says, “Arches and Canyonlands are two absolute gems of the national park...

Cavemen Drew Animals Better Than Modern Artists
2012-12-06 16:18:40

Public Library of Science Animal gait was depicted more accurately in cave paintings than in modern art Prehistoric artists were better at portraying the walk of four-legged animals in their art than modern man, according to new research published December 5 in the open access journal PLoS ONE by Gabor Horvath and colleagues from Eotvos University (Budapest), Hungary. Most quadrupeds have a similar sequence in which they move each limb as they walk, trot or run, and this sequence was...

2012-08-27 23:00:10

Turquoise jewelry styles are increasingly popular and SilverTribe.com announced it is expanding its collection of classic and modern styles. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) August 26, 2012 Native American jewelry styles are increasingly sought after in both traditional and modern designs and SilverTribe.com is again adding new items to its collection at discounted prices. For more than a decade, SilverTribe has offered a leading selection of American Indian jewelry inspired by Southwestern tribes such...

2012-08-24 23:01:29

Turquoise jewelry is making a big impact in the fashion world and SilverTribe.com is announcing big discounts on popular new items. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) August 23, 2012 Turquoise jewelry is continuing to be in high demand and a leading online retailer announced it is offering discounts on the latest items to hit the store. SilverTribe.com is known for carrying a massive collection of Native American jewelry and art inspired by Southwest Indian tribes such as the Navajo, Hopi and Zuni. "We're...

2011-06-13 07:15:00

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Smithsonian Institution's process to repatriate thousands of Native American human remains and funerary objects in its collections is lengthy and resource intensive and it may take several more decades to return items to tribes under its current system, according to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). This GAO report is the second of a two-part, three-year effort to examine how publicly funded institutions are...

2011-03-10 10:22:00

DENVER, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Long before gold brought pioneers to Colorado in 1858, the territory was home to a wide number of Native American tribes. This spring and summer, visitors can get a new look at Old West history at a variety of special events that range from authentic Indian powwows to world class exhibitions of Native American artworks. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110310/DC62903) (Logo:...


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Canyonlands National Park
2013-04-17 14:13:50

Canyonlands National Park is located in southern Utah in the United Sates. It occurs near the city of Moab and is divided into four distinct areas. These areas are comprised of the Green River and Colorado Rivers and their tributaries, the Needles, the Island in the Sky, and the Maze. The park holds 337,598 acres of protected land and was established in 1964. The four areas of Canyonland National Park, sometimes considered only three areas, are all different although they hold a similar...

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