The White Buffalo Woman

The White Buffalo Woman Legend, or how the Lakota got the Peace Pipe…One summer so long ago that nobody knows how long, the Oceti­Shakowin, the seven sacred council fires of the Lakota Oyate, the nation, came together and camped. The sun shone all the time, but there was no game and the people were starving. Every day they sent scouts to look for game, but the scouts found nothing.

Sacred White Buffalo Calf Murdered

When Joe Merrival was called to the scene of a buffalo shooting on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation recently, he stared in disbelief — not far away lay his sacred buffalo, its throat slit, its hide tattered. Medicine Wheel had been the first white buffalo born on Indian lands in more than a century.

What foods do we eat today that were originally developed by native american tribes?

–Submitted by Juanita C. Answer: Hi Juanita, Over the course of thousands of years, many, many plant species were domesticated, bred and cultivated by the indigenous native american peoples of the American continent. Many of these cultivars spread throughout the … Continue reading

What is the underlying significance of the birth of the white buffalo ?

Question Submitted by: Dmbad5 The White Buffalo Calf Woman Prophesy The Lakota religious system and White Buffalo prophesies are based on a messiah who appeared to them about 2,000 years ago called the White Buffalo Woman, or Ptesan­Wi, as she … Continue reading

Acoma Pueblo in New Mexico has been inhabited for more than 1,000 years

The ancient pueblo of Acoma is aptly nicknamed. Known as the Sky City, it commands the most exotic location of any inhabited place in the United States — the top of a 370-foot-high mesa in New Mexico, a natural citadel of golden rock, an island in the sky. It’s also amazingly well-disguised.

A visit to Acoma Pueblo in New Mexico is a sacred journey

The ancient pueblo of Acoma is aptly nicknamed. Known as the Sky City, it commands the most exotic location of any inhabited place in the United States — the top of a 370-foot-high mesa in New Mexico, a natural citadel of golden rock, an island in the sky.

It’s also amazingly well-disguised.

DNA extracted from a 10,300-year-old tooth reveals new line of people in the Americas

DNA extracted from a 10,300-year-old tooth found in On Your Knees Cave on Prince of Wales Island off southern Alaska in 1996 reveals a previously unknown lineage for the people who first arrived in the Americas. A study of the oldest known sample of human DNA in the Americas suggests that humans arrived in the New World relatively recently, around 15,000 years ago.