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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

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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

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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

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

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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

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