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
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
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
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
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 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
"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.
Chief Joseph Sought Peace With The U.S. Government Through Diplomacy — But They Wouldn’t Listen
Chief Joseph was determined not to abandon his ancestral lands and to stand his ground without violence. But the U.S. government had other ideas.
This Week In History News, Feb. 10 – 16
Study shows Native American genocide caused ice age, Hitler's paintings go up for auction, text reveals medieval nun fled to "pursue carnal lust."
Genocide Of Native Americans Left So Much Untended Land That Earth’s Climate Cooled, New Study Shows
The study suggests that the regrowth of abandoned Native American land reduced CO2 so much that it actually caused the Little Ice Age, a period of global cooling.
These Infamous Crystal Skulls Aren’t From Aztecs Or Aliens, But Just Victorian Hoax Artists
A 2008 study led by the Smithsonian Institute found that likely all the 13 life-size quartz crystal skulls are likely fakes.