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Another new member [Jun. 1st, 2009|08:53 am]
Ancient Americas


I guess it's time I move from watching this community to being a member in it. If nothing else, it means if I start posting comments, maybe people will recognize me.

+ Name :
  Therese Arkenberg

+ Age : I'll be a legal adult in a week.

+ Country : USA (state: Wisconsin).

+ Main Interests (Community-Related): Missisippian culture, history of Great Lakes area, Aztec and Maya mythology

+ Other Interests : I'm a science fiction/fantasy writer, so some of my interest in Native American cultures is because they make good story ideas, I suppose. I'm especially interested in Pre-Columbian history of both the Americas and Europe.

+ Visited Any Ancient American Sites? Aztlan, in Wisconsin, the northernmost Mississippian site.

+ Places You'd Like to Visit : About anywhere in the Yucatan or the Amazon; as well as Cahokia and as many archeological and informational sites around the Great Lakes as possible.

+ How Did You Come Across the Community? It was a while ago; I think I started watching it because we share interests.


[User Picture]From: neo_teotihuacan
2009-06-02 04:04 am (UTC)
Welcome, person.

I've managed to make my way to Cahokia. Its oddly impressive, yet in the middle of a terrible neighborhood.

Basically share much of the same interests, save I am pursuing some of them professionally. Things get posted occassionally. Feel free to generate some discussion.

Speaking of...ever read Charles C. Mann's 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus?
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[User Picture]From: mumbling_sage
2009-06-02 01:54 pm (UTC)


No. I'll have to check it out sometime.
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[User Picture]From: neo_teotihuacan
2009-06-05 04:03 am (UTC)

Re: 1491

Its an excellent review of the latest thinking, theories, discoveries about the role of pre-Columbian inhabitants in the Americas. Its a good text to introduce the subject with.

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[User Picture]From: justcurious19
2013-08-04 08:11 pm (UTC)
I would also love to go to The Amazons.
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