Newspaper Rock State Historic Monument is located some 25 miles (40 km) north and west of Monticello and south and west of Moab in eastern Utah, western United States. The Monument features a flat rock with one of the largest known collections of petroglyphs. The petroglyphs were carved by Native Americans during both the prehistoric and historic periods. Some glyphs depict riders on horses.
Hohokam (ho-ho-KAHM) is one of the four major prehistoric archaeological traditions of what is now the American Southwest. Variant spellings in current, official usage include Hobokam, Huhugam and Huhukam. The culture was differentiated from others in the region in the 1930s by archaeologist Harold S. Gladwin, who applied the existing O'odham term, to classify the remains he was excavating in the Lower Gila Valley. According to the U.S.
The Hopewell tradition (also incorrectly called the "Hopewell culture") is the term used to describe common aspects of the Native American culture that flourished along rivers in the northeastern and midwestern United States from 200 BCE to 500 CE. The Hopewell tradition was not a single culture or society, but a widely dispersed set of related populations, which were connected by a common network of trade routes, known as the Hopewell Exchange System.
A tomahawk (also referred to as a hawk) is a type of axe native to North America, traditionally resembling a hatchet with a straight shaft. The name came into the English language in the 17th century as a transliteration of the Powhatan word. Tomahawks were general purpose tools used by Native Americans and European Colonials alike, and often employed as a hand-to-hand or a thrown weapon, much like the African nzappa zap.
A pow-wow (also powwow or pow wow or pau wau) is a gathering of North America's Native people. The word derives from the Narragansett word powwaw, meaning "spiritual leader". A modern pow-wow is a specific type of event where both Native American and non-Native American people meet to dance, sing, socialize, and honor American Indian culture. There is generally a dancing competition, often with significant prize money awarded.
The term Treaty of Hartford applies to three historic agreements negotiated at Hartford, Connecticut. The 1638 treaty divided the spoils of the Pequot War. The 1650 treaty defined a border between the Dutch Nieuw Amsterdam and English settlers in Connecticut. In the 1786 treaty New York and Massachusetts reached an agreement on their claims of the western land.
The National Museum of the American Indian is a museum dedicated to the life, languages, literature, history, and arts of the native peoples of the Western Hemisphere. It was established in 1989 through an Act of Congress. Operating under the auspices of the Smithsonian Institution, it has three facilities: the National Museum of the American Indian on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
Repoussé or repoussage is a metalworking technique in which a malleable metal is ornamented or shaped by hammering from the reverse side. There are few techniques that offer such diversity of expression while still being relatively economical. Chasing is the opposite technique to repoussé, and the two are used in conjunction to create a finished piece. It is also known as embossing.
The 1997–98 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team, coached by Pat Summitt, is considered to be one of the greatest teams in the history of U.S. women's college basketball, as they went 39–0, winning their third consecutive national championship while playing one of the toughest schedules in the nation. The Lady Vols started off the season ranked number one in the nation, a ranking that would not change. ESPN called it one of the top ten moments in women's sports of the 20th century.
The World Citi Colleges (WCC) Basketball Team is a Filipino Juniors basketball team formed in the summer of 2004. Since then, they have won two championships in four championship appearances in three different leagues.
Calcium sulfate is a common laboratory and industrial chemical. In the form of γ-anhydrite (the nearly anhydrous form), it is used as a desiccant. It is also used as a coagulant in products like tofu. In the natural state, unrefined calcium sulfate is a translucent, crystalline white rock. When sold as a color-indicating variant under the name Drierite, it appears blue or pink due to impregnation with cobalt chloride, which functions as a moisture indicator.
Genting Group is the trading name of Genting Berhad, established in 1964 by Malaysian entrepreneur Tan Sri Lim Goh Tong. The group's pioneer project is Genting Highlands, the main attraction of the resort is its casino and theme park. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Malaysia. Genting Group trading as Genting Berhad is a publicly listed company on Bursa Malaysia. Genting group is made of the five listed companies. They are listed below.
Bagoong is a Filipino term for shrimp or fish paste. These pastes have strong odors which may be offensive to those unaccustomed to them. See Bagoong alamang for shrimp paste, Bagoong terong for bonnet mouth fish paste and Bagoong monamon for anchovy paste.
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