Santo Domingo Pueblo Reestablishes Traditional Pueblo Name

The tribal seal now says Kewa (KEE-wah) Pueblo. Tribal councilors for what has been known as Santo Domingo Pueblo late last year unanimously changed the pueblo’s name back to what it was traditionally. Former pueblo Gov. Everett Chavez, who proposed the change, says Kewa is how the tribe’s people refer to themselves. See the . . . → Read More: Santo Domingo Pueblo Reestablishes Traditional Pueblo Name

Researchers Think They May Have Located the Fabled City of El Dorado Using Google Earth

“Since the time of the conquistadors, the legend of an ancient, lost civilization deep in the Amazon forest has beguiled hundreds of explorers and led many to their deaths. Some called their dream El Dorado. Others, most notably Colonel Percy Fawcett, the gloriously mustached British explorer (and real-life model for Indiana Jones) named it . . . → Read More: Researchers Think They May Have Located the Fabled City of El Dorado Using Google Earth

Distribution of Maize in the Southwest

A report recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences strengthens the theory that maize moved northward from central Mexico to the Southwest by being passed from one hunter-gatherer band to the next, rather than solely by direct migration of people and their crops from Mexico. The international team . . . → Read More: Distribution of Maize in the Southwest

Exploring Arizona’s Historic Roads

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) have initiated a new project designed to tell the story of Arizona’s past through the state’s historic roads. Over the next 12 months, FWHA and ADOT will be holding public workshops and talking to local community organizations and leaders about . . . → Read More: Exploring Arizona’s Historic Roads

Did you know…?

Many frog species within the family Microhylidae skip the tadpole stage of their development. The young develop fully within the eggs, which are guarded by the adult male frog. For more photos and information, visit National Geographic.

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