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... and Winnebago; in the s. the people who built the mounds in Florida (see Colusa), and the Tonkawa, Attacapa, Karankawa, Kiowa, Caddo, and Comanche(?) ; in the n. w. and w. portions of the continent, the Thhngchadinneh and other Athapascan tribes, the Thngit, Heiltsuk, Kwakiutl, Tsimshian, Nootka, ...

You're forgiven if this is the first time you've seen the Lassics lupine. The rare flower exists in less than four acres on Earth, on two small, alpine plots in southern Humboldt and Trinity counties. Climate change has dwindled the flower's individual population to fewer than 60, scientists believe, prompting the ...
Every year, the US Census Bureau releases data on the languages spoken in American homes. Usually it groups the languages in 39 major categories. Now it has released much more detailed figures, which show that Americans speak not 39, but more than 320 distinct languages. The bureau collected ...
Letters to the editor of this newspaper (then called The Athapascan) argued for and against the purchase. “It's just a slab of steel,” wrote D.S. Baird from the English department. “This particular phase of art today is a homosexual joke… Nauman's piece of ridicule may imply some kind of social criticism and ...
The Athapascan Indians of the Canadian west coast and the Algonquin (Huron) Indians of the St. Lawrence River valley relied most on snowshoes and brought them to their greatest peak of perfection. Naming their designs by reference to native animals, the First Nations introduced hundreds of variant ...
That is why in all those films, most of the time the language you hear spoken is “Dine,” one of the Athapascan dialects of the Navajo and Apache people. The major speaking roles for American Indians would still go to non-Native actors like Burt Lancaster and Charles Bronson; but thankfully, progress has ...
Asintmah, the first woman of the Athapascan peoples of Western Canada and Alaska, was midwife to Mother Earth. She wove Her a great blanket of Earth to use during Her confinement and laid it carefully across Her body. She then reached under this birthing blanket and pulled out a mouse, and then a ...


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