Indigenous cultures

American bison

Indigenous Groups Restoring Bison to North America

Few stories define the history of the American West...
A portrait of Cherokee polymath Sequoyah showing his Cherokee alphabet

Exploration Mysteries: The Disappearance of Sequoyah

Sequoyah, also known as George Gist (or Guess), was...
man of the hole

The Last Survivor of an Uncontacted Amazon Tribe Dies

The "Man of the Hole" has dug his last...

Magic Mountains: Six Sacred Peaks Around the World

Mountains can be holy places, venerated by cultures both...

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...
A path through thick jungle with sunbeams breaking through the canopy.

The Ancient Pathway Across South America

The Peabiru Way, or Caminho de Peabiru, was a...
Cave art discovered

The Largest Cave Art in North America is Almost Invisible to the Eye

Somewhere in the Appalachian foothills of Alabama, there's a...

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...

How Do We Understand Indigenous Peoples? Fiann Paul Recommends These Great Movies

STORY AND PHOTOS BY FIANN PAUL As a psychoanalyst, I...

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