food, history, Humor, The Americas

Happy Covid Thanksgiving to You

Yesterday I picked up an audio book from the library. As I received the plastic bag with Trevor Noah’s Born a Crime, I said to the librarian, “Have a good holiday!” He looked at me askance and said, “Yeah, right.” As he walked away, I snorted in laughter quietly to myself. That exchange was a […]

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archeology, history, Indigenous Peoples, The Americas

Who Were the Hunters?

Men were the hunters and women were the gatherers; a universally assumed concept about Stone Age societies. Despite this hypothesis, excavations in Perú and the Americas have proved this was untrue. In 2018, at the Wilamaya Patjxa site high in the Andes, six burials from 9000 years ago were found. Two of the six were […]

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