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Scientists Discover Ancient Siberian Population That Is The Ancestors Of Modern Native Americans

Scientists Discover Ancient Siberian Population That Is The Ancestors Of Modern Native Americans

These DNA results have changed the way scientists are thinking about the migratory patterns of ancient populations.
Ecuadorian Court Rules In Favor Of Land Rights For Indigenous Tribe Threatened By Oil Drilling

Ecuadorian Court Rules In Favor Of Land Rights For Indigenous Tribe Threatened By Oil Drilling

Since 2012, the Waorani tribe had been under threat of having their territory opened up for oil drilling by the Ecuadorian government.
This Week In History News, May 12 – 18

This Week In History News, May 12 – 18

Ancient Chinese dog sacrifices unearthed, oldest North American DNA found, dinosaur with bat-like wings discovered.
This Native American Man Has The Oldest American DNA Ever Recorded

This Native American Man Has The Oldest American DNA Ever Recorded

The DNA testing company found Darrell Crawford's results so unprecedented that they said it was like finding Bigfoot.
Remains Of Whole Snake Discovered In 1,500-Year-Old Human Poop

Remains Of Whole Snake Discovered In 1,500-Year-Old Human Poop

Archeologists analyzed a cache of fossilized poop and found remains of an entire venomous snake, including a head, a fang, and scales.
Archaeologists Finally Uncover Grisly Evidence Of Legendary 17th-Century Eskimo Massacre

Archaeologists Finally Uncover Grisly Evidence Of Legendary 17th-Century Eskimo Massacre

Archeologists found the remains of 28 villagers that were shown to have been tortured before their village was burned to the ground.
The Mystery Of Cahokia Mounds, North America’s First City

The Mystery Of Cahokia Mounds, North America’s First City

To this day, archaeologists don't know for sure why the massive city of 20,000 people at Cahokia Mounds vanished quickly and left little trace behind.
Meet The Berbers Of North Africa: The Nomads Who Survived Where No One Else Could

Meet The Berbers Of North Africa: The Nomads Who Survived Where No One Else Could

The Sahara was once a grassy woodland until human activity and a changing climate turned it into the immense desert we know today. The Berbers were the only people who decided to call it home.
New Mexico Will Officially Celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day Instead Of Columbus Day

New Mexico Will Officially Celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day Instead Of Columbus Day

Indigenous Peoples' Day will replace Columbus Day as a public holiday to appreciate and recognize the history of the Native Americans.
Pemulwuy: The ‘Troublesome Savage’ Who Led The Aborigines Against Australia’s Colonizers

Pemulwuy: The ‘Troublesome Savage’ Who Led The Aborigines Against Australia’s Colonizers

Pemulwuy so successfully evaded death at the hands of the colonizers he resisted that his people came to believe he was actually impervious to lead.
2,000-Year-Old Tattoo Gun Identified In Utah Is The Oldest Tool In Western North America

2,000-Year-Old Tattoo Gun Identified In Utah Is The Oldest Tool In Western North America

"Tattooing by prehistoric people in the Southwest is not talked about much because there has not ever been any direct evidence to substantiate it" — until now.