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The Celtic Vedic Connection, Part I
Of all the great ancient cultures perhaps no two share more parallels than those of the Celtic and Vedic peoples. A deep rooted affinity runs between them, what is present in one is mirrored in the other. Myths, Gods, Goddesses, even fairy tales bear a...
Religions >> Druidism
Religions >> Vedic
Origins of the Celts
Two new groups of people emerge in Central Europe during the late Neolithic (New Stone Age) period, one certainly immigrant. Each group may be distinguished archaeologically by characteristic artifacts found in their respective burial sites. One was a Bell...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Pagan Culture Never Died
Pagan culture never died. It changed, was hidden, became hushed -- but never died. We can look around and see that many of the Old ways are still part of everyday life. Here's a few examples. What others can you see in your own surroundings? A personal...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
Religion & Philosophy >> Superstition
The 'W' Word (Witch), What Does it Mean?
The other day I sat down and again tried to define what it is that I am doing. We are talking about beginning our church next year, but a church of what? I am the type that is most comfortable with a clear and complete understanding, so I began at the...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies

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Mississippian culture - the Cherokee Heritage Documentation Center
A map showing approximate areas of various Mississippian and related cultures. The Mississippian culture was a mound-building Native American culture.
Prehistoric Native American Lesson Plan: Mississippian Regalia ...
section on the Mississippian culture and doing this activity, students will be able to describe how objects such as body ornaments and clothing reflect a culture, ...
a dendroarchaeological approach to mississippian culture
Lesson Three: Mississippian Daily Life - Mississippi Department of ...
If time allows, or if the Mississippian culture has been studied as a class, divide students into groups and have them research similar topics about another Native  ...
MISSISSIPPIAN CHIEFDOMS: How Complex? - Sonoma State ...
Jun 4, 2003 perspective on complexity between Mississippian polities in the belief that ... ideology, or what some refer to as political culture (Pauketat 1997, ...

Suggested News Resources

Ole Miss perspectives on sexual assault
More than one in nine students said they experienced some form of nonconsensual sexual contact during their college years, according to a recent national study by the American Association of Universities.
Mississippi”: combining poems and photos to represent a complex social landscape
Mississippi is a beautiful state, blessed with dense forests and winding rivers. But Mississippi is also a state with a history of poverty, racial injustice and environmental damage.
Georgia Bill Would Exempt Construction Projects From Reporting Sacred Remains
International students voice concerns
Only four percent of the Ole Miss student body is comprised of international students.
Ancient Wood Speaks in Chaco Canyon
The political significance of the Chaco culture is the same as several Mississippian cultures known only by ruins. The colonists justified taking North America by claiming it was sparsely inhabited by nomadic hunter-gatherers.

Suggested Web Resources

Mississippian culture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Mississippian culture was a mound-building Native American civilization that flourished in what is now the Midwestern, Eastern, and Southeastern United ...
Mississippian culture | ancient North American culture |
Feb 9, 2016 The last major prehistoric cultural development in North America, lasting from about ad 700 to the time of the arrival of the first European ...
Mississippian Period: Overview | New Georgia Encyclopedia
Aug 6, 2015 The Mississippian Period in the midwestern and southeastern ... This picture depicts a Mississippian ceremonial earthlodge .... Arts & Culture.
Mississippian Culture
Mississippian Culture: 900 BCE to 1700 CE (European Contact) ... During the Mississippian Period, between 300 to 1100 years ago, people living along the ...
Native Americans:Prehistoric:Mississippian - Illinois State Museum
The increased investment in agriculture and related changes in social and religious practices gave rise to a new way of life that archaeologists call Mississippian ...

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