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An Inuit perspective on climate change http://www.newspaper.indianlife.org/story/2015/01/05/news/earth-has-shifted-inuit-elders-issue-warning-to-nasa-and-the-world/582.html


The Inuit perspective on climate change is similar to the hypotheses developed by Milutin Milankovich in the early 20th century.  He said that the earth spun in space like a top winding down, which meant that it “wobbled.”  


Free Excerpt of THE DEAD MAN’S DOLL, our new short story…

New e-short story coming!

New e-short story coming!  Read a free excerpt at http://www.dragonmount.com/eStore/ebook_samples/3699_The_Dead_Mans_Doll.php

For those planning to read THE DEAD MAN’S DOLL, you can now read a free excerpt at:


 This e-short story is a prequel to our book coming out in May, PEOPLE OF THE SONGTRAIL about Viking exploration of North America around 1,000 years ago.  Hope you enjoy it!

It’s a warm sunny day here.  We only have a few patches of snow still lingering in the shadows of the cliff ledges.  Pretty.

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Violence against women is a very old thing…

New e-short story coming!

New e-short story coming!  MARCH 24, 2015.

As warfare escalates around the world it’s probably wise to remember that violence against women is a very old thing.  It is so stunning in the archaeological record that we’ve written about it often.  For those of you interested in this subject, here are a couple of articles you might find interesting.


Shannon and River

VIKINGS IN NORTH AMERICA, new non-fiction essay!

Vikings-in-North-AmericaWe are so delighted with this cover for our upcoming non-fiction essay on Vikings in North America.  You see, they did not set sail into the blue emptiness.  They had legends of a fabulous alien land to the West, and they were determined to find it.

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