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25 news items

Daily Mail

Daily Mail
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:47:31 -0700

The discovery of dozens of birch-bark documents in Russia has revealed what life was like from the 11th to 15th Century. Each has a various message inscribed on bits of wood, preserved in mud for centuries until the present day. The finds include a ...

New York Times

New York Times
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 17:42:28 -0700

A boy left a message and drawing on a birch scroll in Old Novgorod language, a precursor to Russian. The scroll was dug from the preservative mud of Veliky Novgorod. Credit Sergey Ponomarev for The New York Times. VELIKY NOVGOROD, Russia — The ...

Hyperallergic

Hyperallergic
Fri, 04 Mar 2016 14:44:32 -0800

One of the running threads is a set of birch-bark scrolls said to have been hidden away in a cliff sometime after the Europeans arrived in the 17th century, when Ojibway life was threatened by colonization. Whether or not those scrolls will ever emerge ...

CBC.ca

CBC.ca
Fri, 13 Nov 2015 12:54:07 -0800

Hope Nicholson is a self-admitted girl geek who wants to bring more diversity to comic book pages. She is the editor of MOONSHOT: The Indigenous Comics Collection, which features stories and artwork from 28 indigenous storytellers and artists from ...

Windsor Star

Windsor Star
Fri, 20 Nov 2015 13:06:19 -0800

Morriseau, for example, was concerned about preserving the storytelling tradition of his heritage, and considered his “Woodlands” painting style to be a continuation of Ojibway rock art and birch bark scrolls. Sanchez drew busy images that commented on ...

Northland's NewsCenter

Northland's NewsCenter
Fri, 02 Oct 2015 18:19:45 -0700

Grand Marais, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- The Cook County Board of Commissioners has voted down a resolution re-naming Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples Day in the county. Brought before the board by the children of the Grand Portage Reservation, the ...

Indian Country Today Media Network

Indian Country Today Media Network
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 12:01:20 -0800

... to develop a thorough knowledge of her native language, which is required to understand the meaning of giant earthwork mounds, ancient rock art and sacred birch bark scrolls that hold thousands of years of ceremonial knowledge and cultural teachings.

Indian Country Today Media Network

Indian Country Today Media Network
Mon, 16 Mar 2015 07:00:27 -0700

The British over the centuries were equal opportunity offenders when it came to colonizing other cultures. From Ireland to the Americas, India and Australia and more, the British waged destruction on the world's Indigenous Peoples for centuries.
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