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[Travel] Adding an Indigenous Narrative to the Incomplete Story of Route 66

66 sign 2 library of congress

Featured Image: Title: Sign at Rusty Bolt souvenir store, Route 66, Seligman, Arizona. Credit: Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.

Indian Country Media Network

Challenging the stereotypes of indigenous history along Route 66
Alysa Landry • March 11, 2017

Get ready for a road trip that promises to challenge every stereotype about Native American history. Travelers preparing to hit the road can take along a new guidebook produced by the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association, was funded by a National Park Service grant. American Indians & Route 66 is a 65-page, magazine-style guidebook and complementary website that add the indigenous narrative to the story of America’s most famous highway. . . .Read Complete Report

 

Indian ChiefsGroup of Sioux Indians “Spotted Tail” (photo c. 1875) Standing: Joe Merrivale; Young Spotted Tail; Antoine Janis; Seated: Touch-the-Clouds; Little Big Man; Black Cool; last two are rapoves[?] identified by George E. Hyde 4229 Dangler[?] St. Omaha, Neb. Source: Library of Congress.

 

 

 

Asleep At The Wheel – “Route 66″

YouTube ~ Posted by KUTX Austin

Dig a Little Deeper: Native American Indians

THEI Archive: Secret Underground Tunnels Past & Present Part 1

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Secret Underground Tunnels Past & Present Part 1: The Meso-American Connection

(c) 1996 by Dennis Crenshaw The Hollow Earth Insider Vol.3 #6

EXCERPTS

Tunnelmania

Over the past 10 or 15 years stories and rumors about government underground tunnels, bases and cities have dominated much of the talk and energy of those of us seeking the truth about things our government and others seem to work very hard to keep secret. . . .”

“. . . However, each time I read something on these underground activities one question keeps coming to mind. Why aren’t these modern researchers looking at the connections between today’s top-secret goings on and the tunnels that have existed inside our earth since before written history?

Many of today’s reported underground activities seem to be centered around some of the same areas that ancient excavations are known to be located; For instance, in and around White Sands New Mexico and the Four Corners area of the country. Before we go too far into this aspect of the mystery we’ll have to study a little of the true history of the Americas. . . ” Read Complete Report

Dig a Little DEEPER  Hollow Earth/ Subterranean Worlds

Amazing Native American Trail Marker Trees (w/ video)

Trail Marker Tree SOURCE Mountain Stewards .org Public Domain

from Web Ecoist

By Steve in Geography & Travel, History & Trivia, Nature & Ecosystems

Trail Marker Trees are ancient signposts from a time before GPS, compasses or maps. Shaped and molded by Native Americans while young saplings with the expectation they’d last for centuries, these living cultural navigational aids still point the way long after their makers have moved on.

Trail Marker Trees generally display several uncommon characteristics which, combined with an unusual number of such similarly “modified” trees and their appearance on known ancient trails and portages, identifies them as original Trail Marker Trees. Most commonly, it appears a young, flexible sapling (usually Oak) was tied down and a branch was allowed to grow upward from the place the tree was bent, thus becoming the main trunk. The original and now horizontal trunk was then cut off, leaving a rounded knob. . . . Read Complete report/w photos

Learn More of this amazing story with lots of photos @: Trail Tree Project