Research on Ice Age burials offers new insight

...Tanana River may have revealed how the Americas were populated.The infants, who were...a diverse group of people settled the Americas, and not people who came in genetically...discovering the early human migrations into the Americas, the Upward Sun River site also offers...
Photos: Circling the Americas

...of its 13-month, 24,000 nautical mile voyage, called Around the Americas. The ship's goal is to increase ocean awareness while circumnavigating North and South Americas. The ship also will visit Dutch Harbor, Nome and Barrow. In Juneau...
Pope asks pardon for church's 'offenses' against indigenous

...sins and "offenses" committed by the Catholic Church against indigenous peoples during the colonial-era conquest of the Americas.History's first Latin American pope "humbly" begged forgiveness during an encounter in Bolivia with indigenous groups...
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Portland to recognize Indigenous Peoples Day 1937 to commemorate Christopher Columbus' arrival in the Americas in 1492. Many Native Americans say the holiday is a painful...about Native American culture."The European arrival in the Americas certainly was pivotal in history, however it was far from...
Nation and World
Columbus Day renamed Indigenous Peoples Day

...first proposed in 1977 by a delegation to the United Nations Conference on Discrimination Against Indigenous Populations in the Americas.It has since been accepted by cities across the country - the largest is Seattle - and Alaska is the first state to make...
Pope Francis wraps up joyful US visit with big open-air Mass

...the jubilant, who stood in line for hours and endured airport-style security checks to see history's first pope from the Americas celebrate an open-air Mass in the birthplace of the United States.The Mass - the last major event on Francis' itinerary...
Nation and World
DNA study says dogs first appeared in Central Asia, Adam Boyko of Cornell University and others analyzed DNA from 549 dogs that represented 38 countries in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, India, the Middle East and islands north and east of Australia. The animals weren't house pets, but...
Nation and World
Papa! Pope stirs excitement in DC, calls for climate action

...scandal - rhetoric that angered victims he may meet with later in his trip.Late in the day, Francis - the first pope from the Americas - canonized Junipero Serra, the famous 18th century Spanish friar who brought the Catholic faith to California.The massive...
Nation and World
More cities are recognizing Native Americans on Columbus Day

...history of colonialism, enslavement, discrimination and land grabs that followed the Italian explorer's 1492 arrival in the Americas. The indigenous holiday takes into account the history and contributions of Native Americans for a more accurate historical...
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Alaska renames Columbus Day National Indigenous People's Day

...Native Nations to the United Nations sponsored International Conference on Discrimination Against Indigenous Populations in the Americas; andWHEREAS, in 2011 the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians, representing 59 Tribes from Washington, Oregon, Idaho...


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