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Richard Thornton
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Attended Georgia Institute of Technology
Lives in Dahlonega, Georgia, USA
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We are curious to learn how well the Georgia archaeologists, who sarcastically attacked the Maya In Georgia thing, would do.
In 2012 a controversy was raging in the media, concerning a previously little known archaeological zone in the Georgia Mountains,named the Track Rock Terrace Complex. In December 2011, an article in the Examiner announced that the stone ruins were probably built by Itza Maya immigrants.
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For over 200 years South Carolina scholars put the fabled province of Chicora in the northeastern part of the state near Myrtle Beach. Actually, a famous Frenchmen visited the town in 1562 and placed it on the Savannah River.  Some folks didn't do their homework.
Forgotten Peoples of the Southeastern United States: Part Two. The segregation of Caucasian historians, anthropologists and archaeologists from the indigenous peoples that they claim to be experts on, has been a fatal flaw of these professions from the very beginning of their existence in the ...
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You will be surprised!
Richard Thornton is a professional architect, city planner, author and museum exhibit designer-builder. He is today considered one of the nation's leading experts on the Southeastern Indians. However, that was not always the case. While at Georgia Tech Richard was the first winner of the Barrett ...
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Enough is enough.  Sooner or later, the Washington Redskins must change their name.  Sooner is better.
Editorial Opinion. The Lone Ranger and Tonto were in desperate circumstances. They were crouched in a gully surrounded on all sides hostile Natives. Their horses had run off. Their ammunition was almost gone. The Lone Ranger exclaimed to Tonto, “Tonto, we are trapped. Savage redskins block all ...
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The Apalache Foundation received a momentous email from the United Kingdom this morning. Incredibly significant documents, assumed lost for 280 years, have been rediscovered. This achievement was made possible with the assistance of the staff at Clarence House, the residence of HRH Prince ...
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This is a bombshell.  Sequoyah's mother had a West African name.  While his name has no meaning in Cherokee, in Creek it means "slave."
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Hey Carol who brings joy!
Your great grandfather was named after an ethnic group which lives on a section of the Lower Tennessee River,  near Hiwassee  Island, TN and in one section of Upstate South Carolina.  They gave Tennessee its name.
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For several years I have been hearing rumors that the insurance and healthcare industries have been illegally buying vast numbers of confidential DNA profiles from commercial DNA labs.  This is a case in which Idaho police got into the act - without obtaining a warrant.
While taking your money, commercial DNA labs provide customers with contracts, which promise that only a handful of executives will ever know the actual names and locations of the persons, who provided the DNA samples. This apparently is not the case with Ancestry.com.
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Richard Thornton is a professional architect, city planner, author and museum exhibit designer-builder. He is today considered one of the nation's leading experts on the Southeastern Indians. However, that was not always the case. While at Georgia Tech Richard was the first winner of the Barrett ...
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This new book on North Georgia's fascinating Native American and Colonial Era history has had such an immediate impact that the State of Georgia is initiating a tourism promotion program based on its contents.
Just published today, is a concise, inexpensive book for laymen and history teachers that takes the reader on a journey through time . . . from 1200 BC, when the Reinhardt Petroglyphs were probably carved to 1972, when Governor Jimmy Carter signed a bill that scrapped the hated Georgia Indian ...
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Some of the most successful movies and TV series in recent years have been filmed in a rural Georgia town that seemed destined to die four decades ago.
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This could be one of the most important events ever, relating to the study of Southeastern Native American history
The Apalache Foundation received a momentous email from the United Kingdom this morning. Incredibly significant documents, assumed lost for 280 years, have been rediscovered. This achievement was made possible with the assistance of the staff at Clarence House, the residence of HRH Prince ...
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Three years of examining the sites visited by archeologist Robert Wauchope with modern remote sensing technology are producing spectacular results.  There is no doubt about it - the Nacoochee Valley was the cultural Big Apple of the Southeast for over a thousand years.
Native American Brainfood. Archaeological site 9Wh2, immediately southwest of the Kenimer Mound in the beautiful Nacoochee Valley of Northeast Georgia, appears to be the oldest known Chickasaw village site. It was occupied from about 800 BC to around 1700 AD.
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