The 10 Biggest Pow Wows in Indian Country

Powwow season is almost upon us. Warm weather brings out drum groups, singers, dancers and the beloved Indian taco stands. The United States hosts hundreds of powwows every year, but which ones draw in the […]

10 Fascinating Animal-To-Human Diseases

A zoonosis is a disease which is transmitted from animals to humans. With nearly 850 known zoonoses, many of which are almost never contracted by humans, there are bound to be many that we are […]

Top 10 Ancient Practices Supported By Science

Chinese medicine, holistic therapies, and ritualistic shamanism are often viewed as pseudoscience. But they are actually very ancient practices that have been around for thousands of years. However, due to raised interest worldwide, our scientists […]

Top 15 Most Famous Native Americans

Before the arrival of the colonists, the Native Americans had already secured a foot-hold over the vast expanses of America. Initially the Native Americans were treated with an almost cursory respect as the new settlers […]

Powwow

  What is a Pow Wow? Some believe that the War dance Societies of the Ponca and other Southern Plains Tribes were the origin of the powwow.  Another belief is that when the Native American […]

20 Interesting Facts about Native Americans

1.  The term “Native American” does not usually refer to Native Hawaiians or Alaskan Natives, such as Aleut, Yup’ik, or Inuit peoples. 2.  Most indigenous people in the U.S. use “American Indian,” while most indigenous […]