Indigenous Day attacks Columbus 'myth'

Indigenous Day attacks Columbus A group of UNM students would like to see Columbus Day traded for Indigenous Day.
Native American Studies Indigenous Research Group will celebrate Indigenous Day for the sixth year today, member Dina Gillio said. She said the celebration of Indigenous Day is important to many different cultures.>>>

Oldest Skeleton of Human Ancestor Found

Oldest Skeleton of Human Ancestor FoundMove over, Lucy. And kiss the missing link goodbye.

Scientists today announced the discovery of the oldest fossil skeleton of a human ancestor. The find reveals that our forebears underwent a previously unknown stage of evolution more than a million years before Lucy, the iconic early human ancestor specimen that walked the Earth 3.2 million years ago.>>>

Mini-Stonehenge Found: Crematorium on Stonehenge Road?

Mini-Stonehenge Found: Crematorium on Stonehenge Road?Thirty-three-foot-wide (ten-meter-wide) "Bluestonehenge" was discovered just over a mile (1.6 kilometers) from the original Stonehenge near Salisbury, United Kingdom, scientists announced today.The 5,000-year-old ceremonial site is thought to have been a key stop along an ancient route between a land of the living, several miles away, and a domain of the dead—Stonehenge.>>>

First New York Sanjo Festival to Take Place Next Week

First New York Sanjo Festival to Take Place Next WeekThe first New York Sanjo Festival and Symposium will take place from Oct. 19 to 20 at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.

The event organized by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and Gukak FM will consist of a symposium and concerts with the world's leading Asian and Korean music scholars and Korea's foremost ``sanjo'' and ``sinawi'' masters who are recognized as National Human Intangible Cultural Assets.>>>

2012 isn't the end of the world, Mayans insist

2012 isnApolinario Chile Pixtun is tired of being bombarded with frantic questions about the Mayan calendar supposedly "running out" on Dec. 21, 2012. After all, it's not the end of the world.

Or is it?

Definitely not, the Mayan Indian elder insists. "I came back from England last year and, man, they had me fed up with this stuff."

It can only get worse for him. Next month Hollywood's "2012" opens in cinemas, featuring earthquakes, meteor showers and a tsunami dumping an aircraft carrier on the White House.>>>