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La vida es un milagro | El Espectador (Colombie)

La vida es un milagro | El Espectador (Colombie) | Amériques | Scoop.it

Cristina Rodríguez nació en Bogotá en 1964. Estudió Bellas Artes en la Universidad de los Andes e hizo una maestría en pintura en The Slade School of Fine Arts, en Londres...

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NY-based explorers find 1868 schooner wreck in Lake Ontario | Archaeology News Network

NY-based explorers find 1868 schooner wreck in Lake Ontario | Archaeology News Network | Amériques | Scoop.it

The shipwreck of a Canadian schooner that sank off Lake Ontario's central New York shore nearly 150 years ago has been discovered, a team of underwater explorers announced Wednesday This image from video provided by Jim Kennard shows the the bow of...

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"Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection" opens in Sydney | Art Daily

"Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection" opens in Sydney | Art Daily | Amériques | Scoop.it

The Art Gallery of New South Wales is presenting Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera: from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection, an exhibition that explores the art - and the relationship - of one of art history’s most celebrated couplings.
Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera: from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection brings together 33 works by the artists as well as three short films; personal...

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Hallan arte rupestre en Huailillas, Huamachuco, La Libertad | Arqueología del Perú

Hallan arte rupestre en Huailillas, Huamachuco, La Libertad | Arqueología del Perú | Amériques | Scoop.it

Pobladores de Huaylillas de la provincia de Huamachuco, departamento de La Libertad en Perú, hallaron hermosos gráficos de Arte Rupestre. El importante hallazgo sera puesto en valor y cuenta con el apoyo de la municipalidad del lugar. Las autenticidad de las pinturas encontradas fueron validadas por el arqueólogo especialista en arte rupestre Daniel Castillo Benites...

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The Secrets in Guatemala’s Bones | The New York Times

The Secrets in Guatemala’s Bones | The New York Times | Amériques | Scoop.it

One afternoon in 1994, during his senior year in college, Fredy Peccerelli sat at an anthropology conference in Atlanta and stared at the man onstage. Peccerelli had seen the renowned bone detective Clyde Snow before, but only in a textbook. Snow, who was in his 60s, leaned forward at the lectern, speaking in his genial Texas drawl about blindfolded skulls and bodies dumped in clandestine graves. He wore his usual...

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A la rencontre de la « Beat Generation » | Le Monde

A la rencontre de la « Beat Generation » | Le Monde | Amériques | Scoop.it

La rétrospective du Centre Pompidou, à Paris, replace ce mouvement mythique dans un horizon élargi et protéiforme...

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Who Will Tell the Story of Slavery? | The New York Times

Who Will Tell the Story of Slavery? | The New York Times | Amériques | Scoop.it

RICHMOND, VA. — Here in the onetime capital of the Confederacy, at the end of the city’s Slave Trail, stands the latest repository for the long-aborning dream of L. Douglas Wilder...

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For More Than 100 Years, the U.S. Forced Navajo Students Into Western Schools. The Damage Is Still Felt Today | Smithsonian

For More Than 100 Years, the U.S. Forced Navajo Students Into Western Schools. The Damage Is Still Felt Today | Smithsonian | Amériques | Scoop.it

At the beginning of Navajo time, the Holy People (Diyin Dine’é) journeyed through three worlds before settling in Dinétah, our current homeland. Here they took form as clouds, sun, moon, trees, bodies of water, rain and other physical aspects of this world. That way, they said, we would never be alone. Today, in the fourth world, when a Diné (Navajo) baby is born, the umbilical cord is buried near the family home, so the child is connected to its mother and the earth, and will not wander as if...

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Huaxtèques - Peuple méconnu du Mexique précolombien | Hominidés

Huaxtèques - Peuple méconnu du Mexique précolombien | Hominidés | Amériques | Scoop.it

Moins connus que les Mayas ou les Aztèques, les Huaxtèques n’en demeurent pas moins un peuple fascinant apparu il y a 3500 ans au Nord-Est du Mexique. Agriculteurs et artisans expérimentés, les Huaxtèques ont développé au fil des siècles une culture rare et unique toujours perpétuée aujourd'hui. Inédite en Europe, l’exposition propose un voyage dans le monde de cette civilisation préhispanique à travers plusieurs chefs d’oeuvres du musée du quai Branly et du musée des jacobins à Auch. Au total, 183 objets archéologiques...

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Pieces of a small medicine jar may be linked to Lost Colony | Archaeology News Network

Pieces of a small medicine jar may be linked to Lost Colony | Archaeology News Network | Amériques | Scoop.it

Two quarter-size fragments, colored blue, white and brown, were discovered buried in the soil near an earthen mound believed to have been a 16th century fort, The Virginian-Pilot reported.
"It was an exciting find," said Eric Deetz, an archaeologist with the First Colony Foundation who was part of the dig earlier this month. "That pottery had something to do with the Elizabethan presence on that island...

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The true story of a travelling 'freak show' and its star attraction | ABC (Australie)

The true story of a travelling 'freak show' and its star attraction | ABC (Australie) | Amériques | Scoop.it

A Perfect Specimen tells the true story of Julia Pastrana, a 'bearded woman' who toured North America and Europe in the 1850s.
Born with a condition known as hypertrichosis, Julia Pastrana's face and body were covered with straight black...[AUDIO]

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Bluegrass music patriarch Ralph Stanley dies at 89 | KAIT8

Bluegrass music patriarch Ralph Stanley dies at 89 | KAIT8 | Amériques | Scoop.it

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Ralph Stanley, a patriarch of Appalachian music who with his brother Carter helped expand and popularize the genre that became known as bluegrass, died Thursday. He was 89.
Stanley died at his home in Sandy Ridge, Virginia, because of difficulties from skin cancer, publicist Kirt Webster said...

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Hake's pop culture auction offers rare political memorabilia, elusive toy robots, 3,000+ comic books and more | Art Daily

Hake's pop culture auction offers rare political memorabilia, elusive toy robots, 3,000+ comic books and more | Art Daily | Amériques | Scoop.it

Hake’s Americana has had its finger on the pulse of pop culture since 1967, when it innovatively merged the auction format with nostalgic and historically important memorabilia. For nearly half a century, the Hake’s team has continuously monitored the market and brought the best of pop-culture collectibles to buyers through their online, phone and absentee sales. Their ability to access top-notch consignments from long-held private collections comes into focus once again in Hake’s Auction #218, which closes for bidding...

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In a New Comic, a Transgender Superhero Hides 2 Identities | The New York Times

In a New Comic, a Transgender Superhero Hides 2 Identities | The New York Times | Amériques | Scoop.it

Chalice, a rare transgender superhero, stars in Alters, a new comic book series about people whose anomalies empower them as heroes and villains...

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The Museum of the City of New York to Examine a Gay Underground | The New York Times

The Museum of the City of New York to Examine a Gay Underground | The New York Times | Amériques | Scoop.it

The Museum of the City of New York could not have predicted how timely it would be to mount an exhibition exploring how creativity became both an outlet and a refuge for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender artists in New York...

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DNA analysis rewrites the story of thinhorn sheep during the last Ice Age | Archaeology News Network

DNA analysis rewrites the story of thinhorn sheep during the last Ice Age | Archaeology News Network | Amériques | Scoop.it

Evolutionary biologists studying the lineages of thinhorn sheep have found evidence suggesting that the species diverged hundreds of thousands of years earlier than previously thought...

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How Native American agriculture spread bees in Pre-Columbian North America | Archaeology News Network

How Native American agriculture spread bees in Pre-Columbian North America | Archaeology News Network | Amériques | Scoop.it

Using genetic markers, researchers have for the first time shown how cultivating a specific crop led to the expansion of a pollinator species...

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The Revolutionary War Patriot Who Carried This Gunpowder Horn Was Fighting for Freedom—Just Not His Own | Smithsonian

The Revolutionary War Patriot Who Carried This Gunpowder Horn Was Fighting for Freedom—Just Not His Own | Smithsonian | Amériques | Scoop.it

Perhaps nothing demonstrates the American story more provocatively than an artifact that belonged to an African-American soldier, fighting during the Revolutionary War for the independence of the United States, even as his own freedom remained in question...

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Faire de son pays le plus sophistiqué du monde | Le Devoir

Faire de son pays le plus sophistiqué du monde | Le Devoir | Amériques | Scoop.it

Pendant que Québec fait des consultations pour dépoussiérer sa politique culturelle, Ottawa cogite pour faire entrer la sienne dans le numérique. Le Devoir a voulu aller au-delà de ces réflexions balisées pour dessiner les contours d’une politique culturelle idéale. Dix personnalités se sont prêtées au jeu. Au tour de l’homme de théâtre Michel Marc Bouchard de partager ses réflexions...

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The tribe standing up to illegal Amazon loggers in Brazil | BBC

The tribe standing up to illegal Amazon loggers in Brazil | BBC | Amériques | Scoop.it

Brazil last year registered more killings of land and environmental defenders than in any previous year.
Indigenous tribes are often on the front line, confronting illegal loggers and miners who want their share of the Amazon's resources...[VIDEO]

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The tribe standing up to illegal Amazon loggers in Brazil | BBC

The tribe standing up to illegal Amazon loggers in Brazil | BBC | Amériques | Scoop.it

Mairusa Ka'apor, a leader in the small Brazilian village of Giurupina, tells the BBC how the Ka'apor tribe lives - and talks about the fight to protect the forest...

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Encuentran una doncella mapuche de 900 años de antigüedad en la Patagonia | RedHistoria

Encuentran una doncella mapuche de 900 años de antigüedad en la Patagonia | RedHistoria | Amériques | Scoop.it
Un equipo de arqueólogos ha hallado un enterramiento tribal en la zona que abarca desde Hua Hum hasta Chapelco Chico, en ejido municipal de San Martín de los Andes (Argentina), al que han bautizado como “La doncella de los Siete Manzanos“,...
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Exhibition highlights Newark Museum's collection of African-American art | Art Daily

Exhibition highlights Newark Museum's collection of African-American art | Art Daily | Amériques | Scoop.it

Building on the Museum’s historic role as a leader in collecting and exhibiting African-American art, a new exhibition at the Newark Museum will present a distinguished group of works by leading modern and contemporary artists...

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See Nine Amazing Treasures from the Revolutionary War | National Geographic

See Nine Amazing Treasures from the Revolutionary War | National Geographic | Amériques | Scoop.it

Enjoy a sneak peek at unusual and iconic artifacts from the Museum of the American Revolution, which opens April 2017...

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À la conquête de nouveaux publics | Le Devoir

À la conquête de nouveaux publics | Le Devoir | Amériques | Scoop.it

Pendant que Québec fait des consultations pour dépoussiérer sa politique culturelle, Ottawa cogite pour faire entrer la sienne dans le numérique. Le Devoir a voulu aller au-delà de ces réflexions balisées pour dessiner les contours d’une politique culturelle idéale. Dix personnalités se sont prêtées au jeu. On se tourne cette fois du côté du milieu des affaires, avec Sébastien Barangé...

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Exhibition of photographs from 1933 to 2007 captures the tumultuous changes in Cuba's iconography and culture | Art Daily

Exhibition of photographs from 1933 to 2007 captures the tumultuous changes in Cuba's iconography and culture | Art Daily | Amériques | Scoop.it

Throckmorton Fine Art has announced a special show of more than fifty vintage photographic images of Cuba created over a seven decade period beginning in the 1930s by renowned artists, staged at its New York gallery from June 16 – September 17, 2016...

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Kiosque du Monde propose un regard sur toute l'actualité culturelle et artistique internationale, d'Afrique, des Amériques, d'Asie et d'Océanie à travers une sélection d'articles de la presse du monde entier.