In the woodlands of Wisconsin an effigy mound of a bird...
On March 17, a man strolling through the Oak Glen Nature...
A consortium of preservation groups made history on March...
A collection of cultural artifacts that took a 91-year-old...
“Sandy” is an 18-inch sandstone statue of a kneeling male...
For more than 150 years, outsiders have ventured onto...
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Researching the Past

ICTMN Staff
7/24/12
Polar bears are far more ancient than even the most recent estimate of 600,000 years old, an international research team announced on July 23...
ICTMN Staff
7/23/12
Recently a second Mayan text has been found that reveals an “end date,” for the Mayan calendar, but don’t schedule your doomsday party just yet...
Gale Courey Toensing
7/22/12
Annette Kolodny (Photo by Susanna Corcoran) A nnette Kolodny recently spoke about the genesis of her new volume, In Search of First Contact: The Vikings of Vinland, the Peoples of ...
Gale Courey Toensing
7/22/12
In her extraordinary book In Search of First Contact: The Vikings of Vinland, the Peoples of the Dawnland, and the Anglo-American Anxiety of Discovery (Duke University Press Books,...
ICTMN Staff
7/17/12
Scientists have found the remains of an impressive dam in the ancient Mayan city of Tikal, in Guatemala...
ICTMN Staff
7/17/12
A collection of some 7,000 artifacts was returned to the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa July 16 by the Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) after a request was made by the band for the ...
Simon Moya-Smith
7/15/12
???On January 29, 1863, a regiment of about 200 volunteers, led by Colonel Patrick Edward Connor, murdered an estimated 300 Northwestern Shoshone men, women and children in what is...
ICTMN Staff
7/13/12
In a July 2 column on Truthdig, Chris Hedges lavishes praise on Crazy Horse , the Oglala Lakota war leader, for the way he lived his life...
Duane Champagne
7/10/12
Stay or go? When it comes to Indian tribes and the United States, the answer has almost always been the former. And for that, there are many reasons. When the U.S...
Lynn Armitage
7/9/12
It’s usually painful to dig up the past. But for some Brigham Young University students, unearthing the past has been downright thrilling...

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