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Apocalypse? Maybe Not

Posted by ChiefJack Hawk on Wednesday, October 20, 2010, In : Archeology 
Doom mongers and scientists who have been telling us about the Mayan calendar and the upcoming apocalypse in 2012 may have to cool their heels a while longer.  According to a new book titled "Calendars and Years II: Astronomy and Time In the Ancient and Medieval World", scientists used a Latin formula to convert the Mayan calendar, and that formula lost something in the translation.  The book's author reveals that the Latin and Mayan calendars are a bit out of sync, which means that our calcu...
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Lost City Found in Egypt

Posted by ChiefJack Hawk on Wednesday, August 25, 2010, In : Archeology 
The Egyptian government announced early on August 25 that they have found the remains of an ancient settlement on the grounds of an oasis about 90 miles south of Cairo.  The 3,500 year-old town, Umm el-Mawagir, fortifies the existence of a well-established trade route that originally stretched from the Mediterranean to what is now the Darfur region of Sudan.  Of importance is the discovery of massive bakery facilities in the town, which were probably used to feed an army---literally.  Back in...
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Chief Jack Hawk Chief Jack has hosted The Mohawk Radio Show since August 1969. He is a champion for the cause of Indie artists, and many Indies have had great success since having their music played on the station. He is a Mohawk chief who played with a Canadian band for about 10 years. He publishes articles under the name Jacques Boulerice for Yahoo! Voices and is working on a new movie script.

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