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2012-07-12 12:47:14

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The largest survey of Native American DNA ever conducted has revealed that people settled the New World in three distinct waves, not one as previously believed, various media outlets reported Wednesday. According to Robert Lee Hotz of the Wall Street Journal, Harvard Medical School Geneticist David Reich and an international team of colleagues compared thousands of genetic variations among 52 contemporary Native American...

2012-07-11 13:34:05

Scientists have found that Native American populations – from Canada to the southern tip of Chile – arose from at least three migrations, with the majority descended entirely from a single group of First American migrants that crossed over through Beringia, a land bridge between Asia and America that existed during the ice ages, more than 15,000 years ago. By studying variations in Native American DNA sequences, the international team found that while most of the Native...

2012-05-27 23:00:20

Intertribal Summit to Bring Native Youth Leaders Together for Summer Meeting Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) May 26, 2012 San Manuel Band of Mission Indians sponsors Futures for Children High School Youth Leadership Summit at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado, June 4-8, 2012. Each year Futures for Children´s Youth Leadership Program culminates with life-changing summits. At the Youth Leadership Summit, American Indian children get intensive training in leadership, communication, and...

2012-04-14 23:00:32

Futures for Children Middle School Youth Leadership Summit for American Indian children will take place at the Cross Bar X Youth Ranch in Durango, Colorado from May 3 through May 6, 2012. This summit is made possible thanks to the generous support of San Manuel Band of Mission Indians. Because of San Manuel Band of Mission Indians´ lead sponsorship, Futures for Children has also successfully completed the Elementary School Summit in March at Crow Canyon Archeological Center, and looks...


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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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