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Relief at a Stiff Price III: Going the Way of Chocolate
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...
10 Foods Natives Had Before Europeans
Much confusion surrounds Indigenous foods...
The First Death by Chocolate
“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...
Chocolate May Have Been More Than a Beverage to the Maya
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...
Love Is in the Air...And the Scent of Chocolate Steamed Pudding
Dale Carson Ah, romance! Beliefs surrounding love and courting customs in Indian Country vary widely...
Tracing Chocolate and Peanut Butter from B.C. to February
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...