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Native Americans, Northern Europeans Genetically Related
2012-12-01 11:17:42

April Flowers for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Northern European populations - including British, Scandinavians, French and some Eastern Europeans - descend from a mixture of two very different ancestral populations a new study finds, and one of these populations is related to Native Americans. The results of this study, published in the November issue of the Genetics Society of America's journal GENETICS, help fill in the gaps in scientific understanding of both Native...

2012-09-07 23:01:13

Shelley Morningsong (Northern Cheyenne) has composed a theme song, "One by One", for Futures for Children. This song, sung by Shelley Morningsong and Fabian Fontenelle (Zuni/Omaha) and produced by Shane McConnell, reflects the mission of Futures for Children, to improve the educational experience to empower American Indian children through leadership development and mentorship. Futures for Children does this one student at a time. The music video is due out in late September 2012!...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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