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Royal garbage dump unearthed in Rio de Janeiro | The Archaeology News Network

Royal garbage dump unearthed in Rio de Janeiro | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

An ivory toothbrush thought to have belonged to Brazil's Emperor Pedro II and a minty toothpaste made by a European chemist for the Portuguese queen are among more than 200,000 pieces dating from the 17th through 19th centuries that archaeologists...

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Guatemala slavery case offers hope for women abused during civil war | The Independent

Guatemala slavery case offers hope for women abused during civil war | The Independent | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

A packed courtroom looked on as the prosecution called its witnesses, who sat just metres from the very men accused of abusing them.  The women, faces hidden by shawls fashioned from brightly coloured Mayan fabric, listened motionless as tales...

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Study overturns prevailing ideas about sacrifices at Tenochtitlan | The Archaeology News Network

Study overturns prevailing ideas about sacrifices at Tenochtitlan | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

Who were the individuals sacrificed at the Great Temple of Tenochtitlan? Historical sources mention prisoners of war, but a recent study indicates that not all of them were taken from conquered lands and some were residents of the Valley of Mexico...

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New exhibit features progression of Cherokee language throughout history | Art Daily

New exhibit features progression of Cherokee language throughout history | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

The Cherokee language is one of North America's healthiest native languages primarily due to its extensive documentation throughout history. The progr...

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US government should 'pay reparations to descendants of slaves' | The Independent

US government should 'pay reparations to descendants of slaves' | The Independent | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

The US government should consider paying reparations to the African-American descendants of slaves, a United Nation working group says.  The UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent has released its preliminary recommendations...

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Sundance récompense "The Birth of a Nation", film sur une révolte d'esclaves | France TV

Sundance récompense "The Birth of a Nation", film sur une révolte d'esclaves | France TV | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

Le film américain "The Birth of a Nation" de Nate Parker, un drame relatant une révolte d'esclaves au 19e siècle en Virginie, a raflé samedi 30 janvier les principaux prix du prestigieux festival de Sundance,...

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A lire : un extrait de « C. L. R. James. La vie révolutionnaire d’un "Platon noir" » de Matthieu Renault | Contretemps

A lire : un extrait de « C. L. R. James. La vie révolutionnaire d’un "Platon noir" » de Matthieu Renault | Contretemps | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

Matthieu Renault, C. L. R. James. La vie révolutionnaire d’un « Platon noir », Paris, La Découverte, 2016, 232 p., 19,5€...

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Slave rebellion drama Birth of a Nation bought for record sum at Sundance because Fox has clearly been following the headlines | The Independent

Slave rebellion drama Birth of a Nation bought for record sum at Sundance because Fox has clearly been following the headlines | The Independent | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

The timing couldn’t have been better...

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Bolivia's colourful Oruro carnival | BBC News

Bolivia's colourful Oruro carnival | BBC News | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

Photojournalist Fellipe Abreu and reporter Luiz Felipe Silva tell the story of the Oruro carnival in Bolivia, one of Latin America's most colourful festivities...

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La NASA publica nuevas imágenes de las líneas de Nazca en Perú | La Red 21 (Uruguay)

La NASA publica nuevas imágenes de las líneas de Nazca en Perú | La Red 21 (Uruguay) | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

La NASA publicó este miércoles nuevas e impresionantes imágenes de las famosas líneas de Nazca, realizadas con la ayuda de un radar UAVSAR...

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Spanish missions triggered Native American population collapse | Past Horizons

Spanish missions triggered Native American population collapse | Past Horizons | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

New interdisciplinary research in the Southwest United States has resolved long-standing debates on the timing and magnitude of American Indian population collapse in the region.
The severe and rapid collapse of Native American populations in what is now the modern state of New Mexico didn’t happen upon first contact with Spanish conquistadors in the 1500s, as some scholars thought. Nor was it as gradual as others had contended...

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Brésil : une communauté guarani attaquée par des hommes armés | Survival International

Brésil : une communauté guarani attaquée par des hommes armés | Survival International | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

Brésil : une communauté guarani attaquée par des hommes armés...

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The Birth of a Nation transforms the most racist film of all time into an Oscar contender | The Independent

The Birth of a Nation transforms the most racist film of all time into an Oscar contender | The Independent | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

This year’s Sundance Film Festival has already screened some quite remarkable projects, but none have had the same impact as Nate Parker’s The Birth of a Nation.
The film tells the tale of Nat Turner (played by Parker), an African-American slave who led a rebellion in the 1800s in Virginia.
Starring alongside the...

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SPDA Actualidad Ambiental: [OPINIÓN] Consulta, pueblos indígenas, cambios y retos, pero sobre todo respeto | La Mula (Pérou)

SPDA Actualidad Ambiental: [OPINIÓN] Consulta, pueblos indígenas, cambios y retos, pero sobre todo respeto | La Mula (Pérou) | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

En estos últimos días, y en el contexto del proceso electoral de nuestro país, la Consulta Previa a los Pueblos Indígenas u Originarios, sus implicancias así como el marco normativo que desarrolla el contenido...

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The Most Exacting Photographer in Downtown ’70s New York | The New York Times

The Most Exacting Photographer in Downtown ’70s New York | The New York Times | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

A new exhibition celebrates the work of Peter Hujar, whose portraits of figures like Susan Sontag, Fran Lebowitz and Candy Darling have become iconic...

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Things to know about Navajo Nation, Urban Outfitters dispute | NewOn6 (Etats-Unis)

Things to know about Navajo Nation, Urban Outfitters dispute | NewOn6 (Etats-Unis) | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

The Navajo Nation is seeking potentially millions of dollars from Urban Outfitters Inc. over clothing, jewelry and other merchandise bearing the tribe's name that the popular retailer has...

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L'écrivain martiniquais Raphaël Confiant lauréat du prix littéraire "Casa de las Americas" à Cuba | Outre-mer 1ère

L'écrivain martiniquais Raphaël Confiant lauréat du prix littéraire "Casa de las Americas" à Cuba | Outre-mer 1ère | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

Pour son livre "Le Bataillon créole", le romancier martiniquais Raphaël Confiant a reçu le prix "Casa de las Americas", pour la seconde fois. Cette distinction est décernée chaque année à Cuba par un jury international composé de personnalités et d'écrivains d'Amérique du Sud et des Caraïbes...

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Native American actor vows to give his people a voice in Hollywood | The Independent

Native American actor vows to give his people a voice in Hollywood | The Independent | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

When a row erupted over the lack of diversity among this year’s Oscar nominations, nobody was more surprised – or pleased – than Sonny Skyhawk...

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Crapules à Cuba | Le Monde

Crapules à Cuba | Le Monde | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

Comment La  Havane, vue comme le bordel des Etats-Unis, a pu, pendant des années, devenir le paradis de la Mafia (vendredi 29 janvier à 21 h 30 sur Histoire)...

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First discoveries from Lima's oldest archaeological site presented | The Archaeology News Network

First discoveries from Lima's oldest archaeological site presented | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

A team of archaeologists from Peru's Culture Ministry has presented the first of the approximately 4,000-year-old objects it discovered at the El Paraiso archaeological complex, the most ancient in Lima, project director Joaquin Narvaez told EFE...

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Sedesol utilizará plataformas tecnológicas para capacitar a indígenas | Excelsior (Mexique)

Sedesol utilizará plataformas tecnológicas para capacitar a indígenas | Excelsior (Mexique) | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

Sedesol utilizará plataformas tecnológicas para capacitar a indígenas...

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Machu Picchu: Patrimonio de la Humanidad en peligro | La Prensa (Nicaragua)

Machu Picchu: Patrimonio de la Humanidad en peligro | La Prensa (Nicaragua) | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

La UNESCO dice que, a la invasión de turistas se suman la tala de árboles, un deficiente manejo de desperdicios y la expansión de la agricultura...

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Colombian street artists graffiti for peace | Art daily

Colombian street artists graffiti for peace | Art daily | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

A pineapple that looks strikingly like a grenade is spray-painted on one wall, while another is splashed with carnations sprouting from rifle barrels...

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Can the Civil War Still Inspire Today's Poets? | Smithsonian

Can the Civil War Still Inspire Today's Poets? | Smithsonian | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

Very few contemporary American poets write history poems. Poetry that addresses the past by using the examples of specific people or events was a major part of American literature throughout the 19th century...

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"Kannjawou", le chant incantatoire de Lyonel Trouillot pour faire danser Haïti | France TV

"Kannjawou", le chant incantatoire de Lyonel Trouillot pour faire danser Haïti | France TV | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

Le romancier haïtien Lyonel Trouillot publie "Kannjawou" (Actes Sud), l'histoire de cinq amis d'enfance qui cherchent un sens à leur vie dans un pays ravagé par la pauvreté et entravé par des décennies d'occupation. Mais aussi une terre et des personnages habités par une puissance tellurique et une charge poétique que le romancier déploie magnifiquement dans ce 10e roman...

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When America’s Titans of Industry and Innovation Went Road-Tripping Together | Smithsonian

When America’s Titans of Industry and Innovation Went Road-Tripping Together | Smithsonian | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

Thomas Edison, Henry Ford and their friends traveled the country in Model Ts, creating the Great American road trip in the process...

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