Bronze artifact found on Alaska's Seward Peninsu

Bronze artifact found on AlaskaANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A research team is attempting to discover the origin of a cast bronze artifact excavated from an Inupiat Eskimo home site believed to be about 1,000 years old.
The artifact resembles a small buckle, researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder said in an announcement. How it got to Alaska remains a mystery.

US arrests indigenous Colombian healer

US arrests indigenous Colombian healerJuan Bautista Agreda Chindoy, an indigenous healer from Colombia's Valle de Sibundoy, was arrested in Houston airport, U.S., El Tiempo reports.
On October 19 the medicine man travelled to the United States to give a healing session on Ayahuasca, a herbal mixture.

Deeper Than Oil: The shaman who predicted Putin’s return

Deeper Than Oil: The shaman who predicted Putin’s returnSo, Putin’s heading back to the Kremlin. I didn’t really doubt he would be. But it wasn’t the hit-and-miss predictions of the experts and analysts of this world that made me so sure. It was a Siberian shaman. And as we all know, shamans are a much more reliable source of knowledge

Tribe focuses on preservation of Apache language

Tribe focuses on preservation of Apache languagePeridot � The new San Carlos Apache Tribe�s Language Preservation Program Director, Beatrice Harney Lee, was recently hired to oversee the reimplementation of preserving the Apache language among the people of the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation which is comprised of over 14,000 tribal members residing within the districts of Bylas, Gilson Wash, Peridot and Seven Mile Wash.

Rock circles linked to ancient Indian site

Rock circles linked to ancient Indian siteRock circles on a spit of mountain land along Spout Run may be the oldest above-ground Paleoindian site in North America, according to Alexandria archaeologist Jack Hranicky.
He will deliver an address about the site – which he dates to 10,000 B.C. – to the Society for American Archaeology next April in Memphis, Tenn.
The site could put Clarke County “on the Paleo map,” Hranicky said.