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Supreme Court Rules For Native American Inmates In Alabama

The U.S. Supreme Court says a lower court must reconsider whether Native Americans in Alabama prisons can have longer hair.

The high court on Monday reversed an 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that had upheld an Alabama Department of Corrections policy saying Native American inmates had to keep their hair cut short, which Native Americans argue deny them their right to religious expression. 704 more words

Alabama

Denisovans, Melanesians, and Native Americans

Back in March of last year the journal “Nature” reported that after 30 years of research on ancient DNA the results are beginning to upend our view of the past.   1,697 more words

Ancient Man

West of the Revolution by Claudio Saunt

An Uncommon History of 1776

In 1776 the Continental Congress claimed independence for our colonies. Philadelphia and Boston were the stages of those historical events. Now comes Claudio Saunt, from the University of Georgia, to declare that in 1776 the Russians chased sea otters into the Aleut villages of Alaska; the British stepped up their fur trade from Hudson Bay, busily “conquering” the continent with that enterprise; the Spanish put down roots in San Franciso. 283 more words

Tributes

The Blizzard of 2015

The WEATHER MEN said were predicting a Blizzard!  Instead of the 2 feet of snow, we got 8 inches.

As usual, ‘They’ got every one in a Panic!  244 more words