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2014-05-29 23:15:11

Powered by interactive gaming technology, a new touch-screen experience developed by Archaeology Southwest helps heritage tourists explore connections among thousand-year-old pueblos in northwestern New Mexico. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Now on display at Aztec Ruins National Monument and Salmon Ruins Museum, Chaco’s Legacy explores the rise and spread of a powerful ancient southwestern Pueblo society from New Mexico’s remote Chaco Canyon. Based in Archaeology Southwest’s...

Most Complete Ancient Skeleton From New World Sheds New Light On Human Migration
2014-05-16 07:33:27

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An international team of scientists have uncovered the most genetically complete human skeleton from the New World yet, dating back more than 12,000 years. The skeleton, discovered in an underwater cave system in the Yucatan Peninsula, is that of a 12-year-old girl who fell into the once dry open pit, breaking her pelvis and likely killing her instantly from the 190-foot fall, according to researchers. Now, the team, a body of...

2014-04-29 23:21:34

The key management leader will join other industry professionals in San Diego at the premier event in Indian gaming to exhibit their Traka Touch and Traka32 solutions. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 As a global leader in intelligent key and asset management solutions, Traka is pleased to be showcasing both their Traka32 software as well as the Traka Touch stand-alone solution at the National Indian Gaming Association’s (NIGA) Indian Gaming 2014 Tradeshow and Convention this May....

2014-03-13 23:25:28

May 30 to June 1, 2014 is Live and Learn Weekend on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The weekend includes lodging at First Colony Inn, breakfast on Saturday and Sunday, dinner at Fisherman's Wharf in Wanchese, a cocktail reception and dinner at a private home on Roanoke Island, and choice of excursions including kayaking, nature walks, boat rides, and a tour of Jennette's Pier, in addition to hands-on experiments and seminars. Nags Head, NC (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Scientists from...

America's Short-Lived Clovis People Genetically Mapped For First Time
2014-02-13 07:42:26

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Clovis people lived in America around 13,000 years ago. They hunted mammoth, mastodons and giant bison with big spears. Though they were not the first humans in America, they did represent the first humans with a wide expansion on the North American continent. That is, until the culture mysteriously disappeared only a few hundred years after it emerged. Who the Clovis people were, and what present day humans they are related to...

2014-01-23 16:22:44

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noted psychotherapist and author, Stacy Kaiser, has pronounced the film, "August: Osage County", for which Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts have been nominated for acting Oscars, "the feel good film of the year." While this may seem to fly in the face of the top-of-the-voice arguments which fill the Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy play by Tracy Letts from which the film is adapted, Kaiser says "seeing the laughs elicited from this kind of...

2014-01-23 12:25:27

LANSING, Mich., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following commentary is being issued by Kate White, Executive Director, Michigan Community Action Agency Association: The 50(th) anniversary of the war on poverty is a time for reflection on the vision and values articulated when President Johnson created the Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO) in 1964. The war on poverty was more than a policy initiative. It was the expression of a fundamental American value--economic...

2014-01-14 23:23:46

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 Modern civilization, with its growing populations and shrinking per-capita water supply, could learn many lessons about water conservation from the ancient Anasazi culture of the United States Southwest. That was the conclusion of author and Biology Professor CD Shelton, PhD, in a recent interview on the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of...

2013-12-30 23:24:39

Week of Replication and Experimentation Focuses on Ancient Projectile Technology Cortez, CO (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 In the Mesa Verde region of the American Southwest, the transition from the Basketmaker II to Basketmaker III periods (circa A.D. 500) was marked by, among other things, a major technological shift—from atlatl-and-dart weaponry to the bow and arrow. Archaeology enthusiasts who are fascinated with ancient technologies now have the chance to explore the significance of...

Untold Fish Catches Revealed By Google Earth
2013-11-26 15:10:27

University of British Columbia Large fish traps in the Persian Gulf could be catching up to six times more fish than what’s being officially reported, according to the first investigation of fish catches from space conducted by University of British Columbia scientists. Using satellite imagery from Google Earth, UBC researchers estimated that there were 1,900 fishing weirs along the coast of the Persian Gulf during 2005 and that they caught approximately 31,000 tonnes of fish that...


Latest Native American history Reference Libraries

Lodgepole Pine, Pinus contorta
2014-04-27 08:06:16

Lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) is found in western North America in the upper mountains and subalpine regions of Colorado’s northern Rocky Mountains. This tree is considered to be invasive in New Zealand. This tree is also known as the shore pine, twisted pine, and contorta pine as well as black pine, scrub pine, and coast pine. The Lodgepole pine grows best between 8000 and 10,000 feet above sea level. They like to grow in well-drained, slightly acidic, sandy soils on gentle south...

Finger Lakes National Forest
2013-12-24 11:03:56

The Finger Lakes National Forest is made up of 16,259 acres of Seneca and Schuyler counties, located between Seneca Lake and Cayuha Lake in the Finger Lakes Region of New York within the United States of America. The forest has over 30 miles of interconnecting trails that cross ravines, pastures, woodlands, and gorges. Although roughly 3.2 million acres of New York State is located in State Forest Preserves, Wildlife Management Areas, and Forests, there are few large areas of public land...

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Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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