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28 09, 2017

Early Native American Economy – farming and trade

By |2019-08-22T23:50:12-07:00September 28th, 2017|Native American|0 Comments

Native American economy: Pomo people fishing (California, 1816) Fishing and gathering food When people first came to North America, maybe about 15,000 BC, they were probably mostly following the fish along the coast, and fishing is what they spent most of their time doing. History of fishing First people in the Americas Lots more Native [...]

9 08, 2017

Pueblo history – Anasazi – Native Americans

By |2019-01-25T06:05:57-07:00August 9th, 2017|History, North America|0 Comments

Anasazi (Pueblo) pit house Anasazi people Pueblo people (sometimes called the Anasazi) started to build mud-brick houses for themselves in the south-west part of North America (modern Colorado, northern Arizona, and New Mexico) about 100 BC, during the Middle Woodland period (the time of the Han dynasty in China, and the Roman republic in Europe). At this point archaeologists call [...]

8 08, 2017

Native American clothing history – cotton and agave

By |2019-09-13T06:59:46-07:00August 8th, 2017|Native American|10 Comments

Native American clothing: Pueblo cotton cloth (before 1500 AD) Native American cotton and agave Most people in North America made their clothing from agave plant fiber - some of it grew wild, and some of it they farmed. Richer people wore cotton clothing. Cotton came originally from the Aztec people south of them. The history of cotton [...]

23 06, 2017

History of turkeys – Where do turkeys come from?

By |2019-09-15T07:10:20-07:00June 23rd, 2017|Central America|4 Comments

History of turkeys: Wild turkeys When did turkeys evolve? Turkeys evolved from earlier birds. The ancestors of the turkey evolved about 100 million years ago, from the dinosaurs that were alive at that time. More about dinosaurs When did birds evolve? Native American environment All our Native articles Are turkeys related to chickens? [...]

25 05, 2017

History of Birds – Biology

By |2019-02-14T21:03:14-07:00May 25th, 2017|Biology|0 Comments

A robin sits on a branch: birds biology When did birds evolve? The first birds evolved out of earlier small dinosaurs late in the Jurassic period, about 150 million years ago. At this time, most of the bigger animals on Earth were dinosaurs. Really, dinosaurs? The Jurassic period All our biology articles How [...]