Ancient America: Vikings and Indians

April 16, 2016 admin 0

More than a thousand years ago, the Norse—commonly called Vikings—had expanded their settlements west from Scandinavia into Britain, Ireland, Iceland, Greenland, and North America. Both […]

Some Indian Conflicts in 1866

April 13, 2016 admin 0

The American Indian histories of 1866 carry numerous accounts of wars, battles, massacres, and other conflicts. Some of these are briefly described below. Conflicts with […]

Massachusetts Prior to 1620

April 10, 2016 admin 0

It is not uncommon to encounter the assumption that the history of Massachusetts began with arrival of the Pilgrims in 1620. However, Indians had lived […]

Joe Medicine Crow, RIP

April 4, 2016 admin 0

Joseph Medicine Crow, a Crow tribal historian and elder, has crossed over at the age of 102. The Crow, who currently have a small reservation […]