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14 news items

 
Bemidji Pioneer
Mon, 22 Jun 2015 06:26:00 -0700

Most Indigenous peoples did not document their teachings in the way one would find among western practices, however we do know there is ancient written languages and histories found in the codices of the Mayan and Aztec; the birch bark scrolls found ...

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 11:52:30 -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.
 
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 21:02:54 -0800

Through this GIS process, according to Atalay, she is able to “look at mounds, earthworks and rock art sites in the Midwest where the tribal communities are from and line them up with birch bark scrolls and even star knowledge related to these sacred ...
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