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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

The first birch-bark scrolls were found in 1951. At the huge pit on Bolshaya Moskovskaya Street, which yielded some of the most important finds this summer, Mr. Yazikov bounded down a ramp, descending through hundreds of years of Russian history (with ...

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.

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minneapolis Star Tribune
Mon, 13 Apr 2015 19:04:14 -0700

The remaining objects include a bear claw, quartz crystals, a nut, glass beads, a shooting diagram, a snakeskin bundle, a can rattle and four birch bark scrolls, among other things. Bev Miller, a Bois Forte tribal member who works at the Heritage ...

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Sun, 08 Feb 2015 01:22:30 -0800

... for her ceramic piece “Making Do,” and a second piece, “David” was awarded an Honorable Mention. Hornig said both pieces were based on photographs of her son. In the winning piece, the figure of her son carries a basket which holds birch bark scrolls.

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.
 
Newswise (press release)
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 13:45:00 -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.
 
St. Catharines Standard
Sun, 24 Nov 2013 13:11:15 -0800

Containers for storage and cooking were also fashioned from birch bark. Important history and philosophy was recorded on birch bark scrolls. Manitowaning, on Manitoulin's east coast, was the first European settlement while just north, Wikwemikong ...
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