Steve Russell
12/17/14
Maca, known to botanists as Lepidium meyenii, was first named maca by humans in Quechua, the language of the people who cultivated the root vegetable in the Andean highlands before...
ICTMN Staff
6/30/14
Much confusion surrounds Indigenous foods...
Dale Carson
2/13/14
“Death by Chocolate” really did happen in Chiapas, Mexico in the 1600s, when so-called upper class Spaniards would not stop eating chocolate during church services, prompting a Bis...
ICTMN Staff
8/12/12
Long thought to be a beverage reserved for the ruling class and priests, archaeologists from the National Institute of Anthropology and History say chocolate could have been used f...
Dale Carson
2/14/12
Dale Carson Ah, romance! Beliefs surrounding love and courting customs in Indian Country vary widely...
Dale Carson
2/3/11
Dale Carson Each year, the universal commercial time for expressing love comes in mid-February—a “holiday” many people treat as an excuse to indulge in a time-honored Native Americ...