Mayan ball courts in Mexico required passing a ball through a hole high on the court wall, while kicking & throwing a larger ball at statues. The play was intense and the winner was sacrificed.
Being a Ghigau, Nancy was not only allowed to sit in on counsel with the male leaders, but also had the power to spare captives. One such captive was Lydia Russell who was injured when she was captured just a day before a battle at Fort Watauga settlement which is now Elizabethton, Tennessee.
‘Never Forget’ Though these two words may mean nothing to you, to those whose ancestors perished by stake, drowning, flame, and other forms of torture during the Crusades, the Inquisitions, the Native American Genocides, and countless other atrocities before and since these times; they...
Rosebud was dedicated to changing societal stigmas of the American Indian. To teach all people the history, culture, and traditions of Native Americans was her lifelong purpose.
The Canadian Pacific Northwest is one of my favorite areas in North America to visit and it is home to over 200 bands of Native Americans, the earliest peoples of North America.
Northeast Canada is home to at least 100 bands of First Nations from the Cree, Mi'kmaq, Mohawk, Innu and other larger groups. Fascinating videos and photos accompany some unique information here...
Heroism was hard on a simple Yuma Indian, Ira Hayes. The government had him as a hero for public relations but he found it hard to be the person thqt he was portrayed to be.
Growing interest in researching family genealogies and in related television shows such as "Who Do You Think You Are?" that trace historic roots of top-name stars are uncovering links to Native American Nations never known to some of their descendants before the advent of DNA tracking. Here we have...
There are countless modern remedies and medicines that are based on the continuous study and knowledge of the different plants and herbs used by wise Native Americans for thousands of years.
The northern provinces of Canada are the coldest in the country. Yet, many Native North Americans - the First Nations - live with others in these very provinces. Their way of life is profound.