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2010-03-10 11:57:51

From the time of the Crusades to the modern day, war refugees have struggled to integrate into their new communities.  They are often economically impoverished and socially isolated, which results in increased conflict, systematic violence and warfare, within and between communities as the new immigrants interact with and compete with the previously established inhabitants. Now, University of Missouri researcher Todd VanPool believes pottery found throughout the North American Southwest...

2009-05-11 06:17:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- More the 150,000 people attended the 26th Annual Gathering of Nations, the world's largest gathering of Native American and indigenous people, which took place in Albuquerque, NM last month. The event brought between $20 million and $30 million of revenue to the city during the current recession. In addition, the powwow raised more than $15,000 for the Gathering of Nations' Academic Scholarship Program which provides a Native American student with a...

2009-04-20 06:07:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's largest gathering of Native American and indigenous people will take place in Albuquerque, NMbetween April 23 and 25, 2009 at The 26th Annual Gathering of Nations, the most prominent Native American powwow in the world. The event will be held at the University of New Mexico's University Arena (known locally as "The Pit") and will host more than 150,000 people and more than 500 tribes from throughout the United States and around the...

2008-07-09 15:00:23

By Mary Wicoff, Commercial-News, Danville, Ill. Jul. 9--DANVILLE -- Besides a full agenda of educational seminars and entertainment, National Powwow 14 will offer people a rare chance to meet a World War II Code Talker. Clarence Wolfguts, the last surviving Lakota Code Talker, will be a special guest at the powwow, which starts today. Children's activities will begin at 2 p.m. and the formal flag raising will be at 7:15 p.m., followed by the general dance session. During the war,...

2006-12-26 15:00:08

By CAROL HARVEY, PHOTO BY LUIS SNCHEZ SATURNO SECOND PLACE: ADULT NONFICTION Hokam From the whispered information I overheard at the Santa Fe Indian Hospital, it turned out she had been living and working in the garment district in Los Angeles. Her daughter, Lisa, was 9. A hospital there had tracked down Moma, and said, "We think we may have your daughter." As I sat near her, a tangle of tubes sustaining her, I said, "Jeanie, wake up. Come on, let's go to Apache Canyon. We'll climb the...

2005-07-11 21:53:50

PHOENIX (AP) -- Archaeologists working at a proposed development site in Mesa say they have unearthed one of the largest integrated canal systems the Hohokam Indians ever built in the Phoenix area. Twenty Hohokam canals, uncovered during an ongoing archaeological survey of the 240-acre site, have been found since October. The largest measures 45 feet wide and 16 feet deep. "They are the size of canals in Phoenix today, but these were done with digging sticks and baskets," said Tom Wilson,...


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  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
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