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Ancient Maya pyramid, Mexico
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Ancient cities had toxic pollution, too

Popular Science 23 Nov 2021
Waters studies records of algal blooms at the bottoms of lakes and other waterways in the Southeast, while his colleague Mark Brenner, a coauthor on the study, studies environmental conditions during the Mayan city-building period ... It was the ideal place to ask whether Mayan urban societies had impacted their water quality.
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NY Times’ latest, wrongheaded bid to double down on rewriting US history

New York Post 10 Nov 2021
More On. new york times. Anatomy of a media hit job — Clinton camp planted phony Trump dossier, and press fueled the lies. Gray Lady sings Dem blues. Goodwin. This week in whoppers ... Some people just don’t take correction well ... Greeks, Romans, Aztecs, Mayans, Egyptians, Chinese, Russians, Koreans, Turks, Arabs and many African societies had slaves ... ... ....
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1,000 year old canoe found in pond in Mexico, thought used for rituals

Beijing News 03 Nov 2021
The boat has been tentatively dated as having been built between 830 and 950 AD, towards the end of the Mayan civilization's golden age, when society suffered a major political collapse and the abandonment of cities located around modern-day Central America, leaving ruins of ...
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Indigenous youth leader Xiye Bastida invites everyone to share their gifts

GreenBiz 18 Oct 2021
This is an excerpt from "Stone Soup for a Sustainable World. Life-Changing Stories of Young Heroes" by Marianne Larned, available on Amazon and Target. Xiye Bastida is a featured keynote speaker at VERGE 21 ... From her mother's historical studies on Mayan culture and society, she learned to respect her people ... She and her family were forced to flee ... 20.
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Search for remains of indigenous children killed in Guatemala massacre blocked by residents

Reuters 29 Sep 2021
GUATEMALA CITY, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Residents of a Mayan community in Guatemala prevented experts on Tuesday from beginning to exhume the remains of more than 100 children believed to have been buried clandestinely in a former military garrison during the country's civil war in the 1980s.
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Oklahoma History Center to host Mayan Art Exhibit and Guatemalan Cultural Celebration during Hispanic Heritage Month

The City Sentinel 11 Sep 2021
OKLAHOMA CITY — To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, the Oklahoma History Center (OHC) will host a Mayan Art Exhibit featuring original art from four Mayan artists Tuesday through Saturday, September 1418 ... The Mayan Art Exhibit will celebrate the bicentennial of independence for Mexico and Central America, which occurred in September 1821.
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She was the Rosa Parks of her day. So why was she in an unmarked ...

Finger Lakes Times 06 Aug 2021
At a ceremony organized by the Altadena Historical Society on Juneteenth, a granite headstone was unveiled at the long-neglected grave ... The historical society embellished her marker with a small hummingbird — inspired by the Mayan belief that they were messengers for the gods — and a saying that Clark both embodied and embraced..
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How a forgotten Black activist fueled a California city’s racial reckoning

The Los Angeles Times 30 Jul 2021
Last month, at a ceremony organized by the Altadena Historical Society on Juneteenth, a granite headstone was unveiled at the long-neglected grave ... The historical society embellished her marker with a small hummingbird — inspired by the Mayan belief that they were messengers for the gods — and a saying that Clark both embodied and embraced..
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The benefits of steaming: for face, body, hair and mental health

The National 21 Jul 2021
References to steaming can be found in Native American culture, as well as in the ancient Mayan society and, like so many therapies, it was the ancient Greeks and Romans who expanded upon the concept ... Botanicals, oils, clay and minerals were also introduced for medicinal and aromatherapy purposes ... This results in firmer, younger-looking skin.” ... .
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Calendars Then and Now

Lakota Country Times 29 Apr 2021
Some American Indian societies and civilizations, such as Aztec, Mayan, Inca and Olmec, did develop universally precise calendars; but Lakotans and the overwhelming majority of other American Indian peoples did not ... One hundred and fifty three years ago, Lakotans and the entire Oceti Sakowin Confederacy were on the cusp of creating such a society.
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‘Teeming with biodiversity’: green groups buy Belize forest to protect it ‘in perpetuity’

The Observer 22 Apr 2021
There are also more than 25 cenotes [fresh water sinkholes], the sacred pools of Cara Blanca, which hold incredible Mayan treasures ... “What surrounds Belize Maya Forest is a multi-ethnic society, including people like me, of mixed Mayan and European descent, and people from neighbouring Central American countries, German Mennonites,” says Kay.
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Iron Age warrior discovered at 'Scandinavia's answer to Sutton Hoo' was buried in a boat ...

The Daily Mail 26 Mar 2021
Excavated feathers from one of the boat graves ... WHAT IS DOWN? ... 'Down' – or soft feathers – in the graves at Valsgärde is the oldest known from Scandinavia and indicates that the two buried men belonged to the top strata of society ... Right ... Was Spain's Bronze Age society ruled by WOMEN?... Ancient Mayan ambassador buried 1,300 years ago created an... .
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Life in 2021 and beyond: One architect’s perspective

Sun Star 17 Mar 2021
SOCIETY has been trying to envisage the future for as long as humans existed—the Mayans, Nostradamus, Leonardo da Vinci, and even Bill Gates ... The collective outcome of just some of his many predictions should recreate cities and societies into safer, healthier, more friendly, ...
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Ancient Mayan ambassador buried 1,300 years ago created an alliance between two powerful dynasties that ...

The Daily Mail 17 Mar 2021
Remains of a high-ranking Mayan man who lived 1,300 years ago have been discovered in Mexico and experts have now built up a timeline of his life ... Mayan palace dating back more than 1,000 years found in Mexico. Archaeologists have discovered a large Mayan palace in an ancient city that was likely used by the society's elite more than 1,000 years ago.
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The Ultimate Lost and Found: 31 Ancient Forgotten Cities

Interesting Engineering 20 Feb 2021
Current research indicates that Herculaneum was primarily occupied by the very wealthy amongst Roman society ... , aka Lakamha or "Big Water", was a Mayan city-state in Southern Mexico ... It was rediscovered by Europeans in the late 1700's and has since become one of the most studied Mayan sites.18.
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