Tags » Anthropolgy

Cosmovision of the Kogi ~

in one of my classes I have learned a little about the cosmovision of the Kogi, an indigenous group of Columbia whose primary deity is the ~mother goddess~ who created the “cosmic egg” 275 more words

In New York City: How one man's obsession for Native American art led to the creation of two museums

By Betty Gordon

© 2018 text and photos. All rights reserved.

It all began with a Navajo deerskin shirt, which George Gustav Heye (1874-1957) acquired in 1897 in Kingston, Arizona, where he was the superintendent on a railroad project. 1,586 more words

Travel

The Translation

The scientists huddled jabbering excitedly. The time traveling team had convinced a Native-American to return with them. At last, the meaning of the enigmatic South-Western Native-American pictographs could be conclusively decoded. 204 more words

Short Fiction

The tale of Hoa Hakananai'a, an Easter Island statue nearly 8,500 miles from home

By Betty Gordon

© 2017 text and photos. All rights reserved.

In November 2016, spring in the Southern Hemisphere, I took an unforgettable, two-week trip to Easter Island and Chile. 1,751 more words

Travel

How American anthropologist William Mulloy helped restore Easter Island sites and giant moai -- and jump-start a cultural renaissance

By Betty Gordon

© 2017 text and photos, except where noted. All rights reserved.

In November 2016, spring in the Southern Hemisphere, I took an unforgettable, two-week trip to Easter Island and Chile. 1,881 more words

Travel

Venturing out

Day two… I ventured out for a short spell to acclimate to the standards of the local population. The weather was much kinder and rain looks to be on the horizon. 251 more words

Alien

Settling in

This is my first contact. I’ve traveled quite a long time… but it will be worth it. It’s been a dream of mine to travel to Earth and be the first to interact with and document human kind. 137 more words

Alien