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At least 3,201 indigenous children died in Canada’s “boarding schools.”

Bringing the past into the present where we can all take a good hard look at it is the greatest hope of humanity.   “This is a moment to reflect upon our history, our relationships and our responsibilities towards each other.”

Canada's native peoples



Vikings and magical swords…

Viking ship

The literary motif of Vikings and magical swords goes back over one thousand years, but it was J.R.R. Tolkien who made it part of the identity of modern peoples.   This is a great article… 



Viking ship 

A macaw skull tells us a lot about early trade in Chaco Canyon, New Mexico.

For those of you who would like to see an Anasazi scarlet macaw cloak, we recommend the Edge of the Cedars museum in Blanding, Utah.  Even after centuries, the colors are still stunning.  Scarlet macaw feathers unquestionably had a religious significance.  That’s what makes this latest study so fascinating.


Egypt and early photographers…

SphinxEarly photographers were obsessed with archaeology.  We owe them such a debt of gratitude for documenting those sites before vandals and tourism took their tolls.  http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2015/jul/15/sacred-mystery-the-photographers-obsessed-with-the-crumbling-sphinx?CMP=share_btn_tw

PEOPLE OF THE WOLF e-book on sale for $2.99!

For those of you wanting to fill out your e-libraries, our great publisher just put PEOPLE OF THE WOLF on sale for $2.99!People of the Wolf


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