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Confirmed: Mysterious Ancient Maya Book, Grolier Codex, is Genuine

In a rare reversal, archaeologists have determined that a Maya book written almost 900 years ago is genuine — after decades of believing it was fake. The Grolier Codex was so named because it was first displayed in 1971 at the book lo...

Native Americans Acknowledged 5 Genders before European Colonization

It wasn’t until Europeans took over North America that natives adopted the ideas of

Hopi Prophecy and the End of the Fourth World

More than any other tribe in North America, the Hopi Indians have developed according to the dictates and demands of what may be called a legacy of prophecy. The predictions of the life to come do not merely pertain to the Hopi themse...

Hopi: The Snake Myth

At Tokóonavi, north of the Grand Canyon, lived people who were then not yet Snake people. They lived close to the bank of the river. The chief's son often pondered over the Grand Canyon and wondered where all that water went to. "That...

Archaeologists discover a 1000-year-old mummy in Peru

A team from the Université libre de Bruxelles's center for archaeological research (CReA-Patrimoine) has completed a significant excavation in Pachacamac,...

Genetic Analysis Finds The Bloodlines Of Inca Emperors

The puzzle of the origin of the Incas may finally be solved since scientists have conducted significant DNA study on the descendants of emperors.

Scientists think they could have found where the Incas originated from du...

The Anunnaki Gods: Who Are They?
Quetzalcoatl, Viracocha and Kukulkan are the ancient gods of Mesoamericans. There is a chance that these 3 are just one deity. According to descriptions of all 3 gods, they have features or characteristics of a citizen of Sou...
Here Are 9 Causes of Soul Loss and How to Retrieve Yours

Beneath most headaches is a heartache.

It’s a natural protective mechanism of ours to think our way around wounds instead of feeling our way through them. In this day and age, we just want an escape.

What can we do to stop...

Hidden Mayan ‘Megalopolis’ Discovered Beneath The Jungle

An ancient Mayan megalopolis has been discovered beneath the jungles of northern Guatemala, after being hidden for centuries.

The discovery is a major breakthrough in the study of Mayan archaeology. Researchers uncovered a vast ...

The Virgin of Guadalupe: 10 Fascinating Facts

Mexicans will tell you that they’re 90 percent Catholic but 100 percent Guadalupan. While the numbers aren’t entirely accurate, it is definitely the case that historically the Virgin of Guadalupe has been a constituent part of Mexican...

7 Unprecedented Archaeological Discoveries That You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Each year, archaeologists and researchers around the globe make unprecedented discoveries. In the last couple of years however, —thanks to technological improvements and new tools— experts have become extremely good at finding things ...

Tripping through Time: The Fascinating History of the Magic Mushroom

There are more than two hundred types of

Groundbreaking Discovery — Mysterious Civilization found in Brazil

A group of archaeologists led by Finnish Martti Pärssinen has made a shocking discovery a couple of years ago in Brazil, in the Amazon, yet many people have no idea that this discovery even happened.

Why? Mostly because of sele...

Archaeologists Discovered ‘Lost City’ Deep In The Jungles of Honduras!

Archaeologists searching for a lost city in the jungles of Honduras have discovered the urban remains of what they believe is a vanished ancient civilization, National Geographic reports.

A team of American and Honduran archaeol...

An Ancient City Emerges in a Remote Rain Forest

ost of the important archaeological sites in Central America were “discovered” by archaeologists who, in fact, didn’t discover them at all but were led to the ruins by local people. I’ve known several Maya archaeologists who routinely...

These Ancient Legends Are Proven True by Science

Who doesn’t love a good story? When the world is in a bit of a state, it’s good to retreat to the comforting fiction of books, movies, and video games. It’s worth remembering, though, that plenty of fantastical fiction has been inspir...

Religion in the Ancient World

Religion (from the Latin Religio, meaning 'restraint’, or Relegere, according to Cicero, meaning 'to repeat, to read again’, or, most likely, Religionem, to show respect for what is sacred) is an organized system of beliefs and practi...

Medicine Songs of the Spirit: An Ancient Healing Tradition

Only six people in the world know how to do what Sergio Pacheco is about to do.

A middle-aged man who rarely smiles, Pacheco stands in the middle of a crowd on the National Mall, wearing a feathered headdress, beaded necklace an...

Cherokee Plant Medicine: What Native Americans Used as Medicine for Everything from Pain to Cancer

The Native American tribe known as Cherokee always used herbs to cure various diseases. They used to believe that they have been given gift by their creator to use these herbs as a medicine for the cure of di...

‘Day of the Dead’ — Tradition, Nuance, and Cultural Appropriation

Over the past couple of years, the subject of cultural appropriation has sparked a plethora of discussions in the media and online. While there are clearly instances of cultural appropriation that are incredibly damaging to marginaliz...

These Plants Were Used by Native Americans as Medicine on Daily Basis

Native Americans are renowned for their medicinal plant knowledge. It is rumored they first started using plants and herbs for healing after watching animals eat certain plants when they were sick. In order to protect these plants fro...

Ancient Lore and Magic of Crows and Ravens

Although crows and ravens are part of the same family (Corvus), they’re not exactly the same bird. Typically, ravens are quite a bit bigger than crows, and they tend to be a bit shaggier looking. The raven actually has more in common ...

Vedic Origins of the Europeans: the Children of Danu

Many ancient European peoples, particularly the Celts and Germans, regarded themselves as children of Danu, with Danu meaning the Mother Goddess, who was also, like Sarasvati in the Rig Veda, a river Goddess. The Celts called themselv...

Native American Sun Dance Symbols and Its Meaning

Other Native American sun dance symbols and meanings…

Buffalo: The buffalo is a symbol of power, comfort, provision, and plenty. Every piece of it was used, and one buffalo provided a tremendous amount of luxury. From meat to cl...

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