Situated throughout the southwest are dozens of historic pueblos, some of which date back for centuries. These Pre-Columbian towns and villages, which are primarily located in the American Southwest, were often situated in defensive positions on high mesas, cliffs, and in canyons. The term “pueblo” was first used by Spanish Explorers to describe the communities Read More ...
For the earth he drew a straight line, For the sky a bow above it; White the space between for day-time, Filled with little stars for night-time; On the left a point for sunrise, On the right a point for sunset, On the top a point for noontide, And for rain and cloudy weather Waving Read More ...
While Native American History is well documented, there are hundreds of interesting facts and trivia about our first Americans that many people are not aware of. This article examines a few of these. ~~~~~~~ According to the 2010 Census, 5.2 million people in the United States are identified as American Indian and Alaska Native, either Read More ...
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Arrowmaker, an Ojibwa brave, by the Detroit Photographic Co., 1903
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Ceremony and rituals have long played a vital and essential role in Native American culture. Often referred to as “religion,” most Native Americans did not consider their spirituality, ceremonies, and rituals as “religion,” in the way that Christians do. Rather, their beliefs and practices form a integral and seamless part of their very being.
Originally known as Armistice Day, Veterans Day (November 11) is celebrated in the U.S. to recognize all Veterans, living and dead, for their sacrifice to our country. Read more about Veterans Day HERE
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If you love Route 66, enjoy coloring, and like to share with others, this book is for you! The Route 66 Postcard Coloring Book contains 20 postcards of various places along America’s Mother Road, each ready for your own artistic touch. Made in Missouri, U.S.A. For more information, visit Legends’ General Store.
Dave and Kathy during their visit to Tombstone, AZ in 2007
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