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2013-08-30 23:02:04

Lifelong Learners Invited to Explore the Culture and Archaeology of the Southwest Cortez, CO (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 For lifelong learners who love to explore the American Southwest, the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center is offering a new lineup of domestic archaeology and cultural tours for 2014. Crow Canyon announced today that it will offer six itineraries, each geared to a different educational focus and activity level. During Southwest Indian Art, travelers will enjoy opportunities...

2013-06-21 23:23:07

Noted Scholars Lead Tour of Chaco Canyon, One of the Southwest's Most Enduring Mysteries Cortez, Colo. (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 In an inhospitable environment in what is now northwestern New Mexico, the ancestral Pueblo people (the Anasazi) built an extraordinary system of massive stone buildings, small house sites, outlying communities and roads, all centered on Chaco Canyon. This vast regional network was the focal point of Pueblo culture from the tenth through the mid-twelfth...

2013-05-24 23:31:38

African Ancestry, Inc., the pioneers of genetics-based ancestry tracing for people of African descent, today announced new product enhancements to its myDNAmix Admixture product offering. For people of all races, myDNAmix determines various ancestries included in one´s genetic make-up from five distinct populations. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 African Ancestry, Inc., the pioneers of genetics-based ancestry tracing for people of African descent, today announced new product...

2013-05-15 23:34:15

Program features ancestral pueblo pottery replication and experimental archaeology. Cortez, CO (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 The timeless beauty of ancestral Pueblo pottery reflects the skill and craftsmanship of an ancient people who thrived in the American Southwest for more than a thousand years. The ancestral Pueblo Indians began making pottery in the central Mesa Verde region–unpainted “gray ware”–between about A.D. 500 and 575. By the A.D. 900s, they were producing...

Ancient Puebloans Weren't Into Maize Craze As Much As Previously Believed
2013-04-03 08:38:01

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Perhaps the ancient Puebloans weren't as into the maize craze as scientists once thought. A new study from the University of Cincinnati led by Nikki Berkebile, a graduate student in anthropology in UC´s McMicken College of Arts & Sciences, explores the subsistence habits of Puebloans, also known as Anasazi, who lived on the southern rim of the Grand Canyon in the late 11th century. Ethnographic literature traditionally...

2013-04-02 23:04:32

Scholarships Help Cover Expenses for Archaeology Summer Camps Cortez, CO (PRWEB) April 02, 2013 The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center in Cortez, Colorado, offers an extraordinary opportunity for teens looking for their next summer adventure: the chance to become involved in real archaeological research during one of the Center´s three summer camps. And if teens and their parents act quickly, they can apply for a scholarship that will help cover costs associated with camp tuition and...


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
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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