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Colorized American Civil War Photos Beautifully Bring Past To Life | The Huffington Post

Colorized American Civil War Photos Beautifully Bring Past To Life | The Huffington Post | Amériques | Scoop.it

Classic scenes from the Civil War era have been given a glorious makeover in these digitally colorized photos.
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Keepin It Native Providing Solar Energy to Indian Country | NDN News – Daily Headlines in Indian Country

Keepin It Native Providing Solar Energy to Indian Country | NDN News – Daily Headlines in Indian Country | Amériques | Scoop.it

Dear Housing Commissioners, Executive Directors and Tribal leaders in Indian Country: Ya at teeh, Shi ei Patrick Murphy yinishye; Dibelizhini nishli, Kinyaa’aanii ei bashishchiin. Todich’iinii ei dashicheii,

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After 20 years, National Women’s History Museum still seeking bricks-and-mortar home | The Washington Post

After 20 years, National Women’s History Museum still seeking bricks-and-mortar home | The Washington Post | Amériques | Scoop.it

The first official act in what became the National Women’s History Museum was to help get the statue of suffragettes Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony moved from the Capitol crypt to the Capitol Rotunda in 1997...

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Sequestration, the shutdown and the Smithsonian | The Washington Post

Sequestration, the shutdown and the Smithsonian | The Washington Post | Amériques | Scoop.it

The new fiscal year brought a special reprise to the arts and cultural world in Washington — an extended engagement of the second-biggest government production ever to affect the Smithsonian and other federal institutions...

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National Museum of African American History and Culture marches toward fall 2015 opening | The Washington Pos

National Museum of African American History and Culture marches toward fall 2015 opening | The Washington Pos | Amériques | Scoop.it

Lonnie G. Bunch, founding director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, has had the same motto for much of the past decade...

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Actos por 200 años de República | ABC (Paraguay)

Actos por 200 años de República | ABC (Paraguay) | Amériques | Scoop.it

En sede central de la Cancillería Nacional, se dieron a conocer las actividades que tendrán lugar el próximo sábado 12 de octubre, en conmemoración de la celebración de los 200 años de proclamación de Paraguay como República...

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Let the Fire Burn | Slate

Let the Fire Burn | Slate | Amériques | Scoop.it

Let the Fire Burn, Jason Osder’s powerful debut documentary, opens with period footage of a soft-spoken boy with two names: Michael Moses Ward and Birdie Africa...

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Early Clovis knew their land and stone | The Archaeology News Network

Early Clovis knew their land and stone | The Archaeology News Network | Amériques | Scoop.it

Some 60 km southeast of Socorro, N.M., a low gravel ridge runs above the Chupadera Wash in the Rio Grande Rift Valley...

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Museo Nacional del Brasil en Río de Janeiro | ABC (Paraguay)

Museo Nacional del Brasil en Río de Janeiro | ABC (Paraguay) | Amériques | Scoop.it

Museo Nacional del Brasil en Río de Janeiro ... [PHOTOS]

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Roberto Fonseca, Pedrito Martinez looking to move Afro-Cuban music forward | The Washington Post

Roberto Fonseca, Pedrito Martinez looking to move Afro-Cuban music forward | The Washington Post | Amériques | Scoop.it

For so many American eardrums, the story of Afro-Cuban music begins and ends with the “Buena Vista Social Club.” The beloved 1997 album — and the 1999 documentary about the unlikely studio sessions that birthed it — transformed a crew of forgotten...

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A 45 años del 2 de octubre; golpe de Estado ciego | Excelsior (Mexique)

A 45 años del 2 de octubre; golpe de Estado ciego | Excelsior (Mexique) | Amériques | Scoop.it

Marcelino Perelló y José Elías Romero Apis, en un tête à tête en torno al movimiento estudiantil, dijeron tener “piezas de un rompecabezas”, a partir de las cuales afirman que hace 45 años el Estado mexicano sufrió...

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Adiós poeta carpintero | La Prensa (Nicaragua)

Adiós poeta carpintero | La Prensa (Nicaragua) | Amériques | Scoop.it

“Los libros me fueron marcando y creo que era un pobre que quería aprender de la vida y de las cosas y que sabía que solo en los libros lo podía encontrar”- Raúl Xavier García, escritor Marta Leonor...

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Hip-hop et tradition autochtone se rencontrent | Journal du Québec

Hip-hop et tradition autochtone se rencontrent | Journal du Québec | Amériques | Scoop.it

Les cultures hip-hop et autochtone se rencontrent dans une nouvelle exposition au Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal (MAC), qui sera présentée du 17 octobre au 5 janvier...

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Une manifestation mondiale exige le respect des droits indigènes au Brésil | Survival International

Une manifestation mondiale exige le respect des droits indigènes au Brésil | Survival International | Amériques | Scoop.it

Les sympathisants de Survival ont manifesté en soutien aux milliers d'Indiens brésiliens qui protestent actuellement contre le déni de leurs droits.© SurvivalLes sympathisants de Survival International ont manifesté aujourd’hui devant l’Ambassade...

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Hoy presentan libro sobre los sucesos de Bagua | La Republica (Pérou)

Hoy presentan libro sobre los sucesos de Bagua | La Republica (Pérou) | Amériques | Scoop.it
El investigador y abogado Roberto Guevara Aranda, esta noche presenta el libro Bagua: De la resistencia a la utopía indígena. La Curva del diablo y la lucha de los pueblos amazónicos en el siglo XXI. La cita es la U.
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Ancient Maya Blood Rituals & The Hero Twins Creation Myth | Heritage Daily

Ancient Maya Blood Rituals & The Hero Twins Creation Myth | Heritage Daily | Amériques | Scoop.it

Until the recent past, scholars and archaeologists believed the ancient Maya were a peaceful and carefree people, whom had lived a utopian lifestyle...

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Marc Labarbe discovers a rare painting from the sixteenth century | Art Daily

Marc Labarbe discovers a rare painting from the sixteenth century | Art Daily | Amériques | Scoop.it

Holding the record for the highest auction realized in France for many years (sale of an imperial Chinese painting over 22 million euros in March 2011), Marc Labarbe, just makes another discovery that will be auctioned on December 3d in Toulouse...

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Bibliotecas digitales: ahora ofrecen contenido en streaming | Clarín (Argentine)

Bibliotecas digitales: ahora ofrecen contenido en streaming | Clarín (Argentine) | Amériques | Scoop.it

En Estados Unidos ya hacen préstamos con esta modalidad. Cómo funciona el sistema...

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Arte de cuatro generaciones | La Prensa (Nicaragua)

Arte de cuatro generaciones | La Prensa (Nicaragua) | Amériques | Scoop.it

Pinturas en homenaje a Margarita Cardenal Como una “muestra buena de cuatro generaciones de artistas”, calificó la historiadora y curadora de arte María Dolores Torres, la Exposición homenaje a Margarita Cardenal...

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Más de 85 mil adultos mayores cursaron estudios universitarios en Cuba | Siglo 21 (Guatemala)

Más de 85 mil adultos mayores cursaron estudios universitarios en Cuba | Siglo 21 (Guatemala) | Amériques | Scoop.it

LA HABANA. "Se han graduado más de 85 mil en todo el país", señaló la jefa de la Cátedra del Adulto Mayor de la Universidad de La Habana, Teresa Orosa, citada por el diario oficial Granma...

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Le mystère de la Corriveau | Le Journal de Québec

Le mystère de la Corriveau | Le Journal de Québec | Amériques | Scoop.it

Après plus d’une centaine d’années d’absence, la cage de la Corriveau est de retour au Québec et sera étudiée par des experts au cours des deux prochaines années...

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Why bossa nova is 'the highest flowering of Brazilian culture' | The Guardian

Why bossa nova is 'the highest flowering of Brazilian culture' | The Guardian | Amériques | Scoop.it

Bossa nova is not just elevator music or the rhythm button on a home organ. It's poetic, political – and a high-water mark in Brazilian culture, writes John Lewis...

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Development Disturbs Significant Cultural Site at Killdeer Mountain | Indian Country Today

Development Disturbs Significant Cultural Site at Killdeer Mountain | Indian Country Today | Amériques | Scoop.it

The politics and value of Killdeer Mountain are still up for discussion. The battle for preserving it needs more voices from Indian Country...

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Egipto devuelve a Perú y Ecuador varias piezas arqueológicas recuperadas | El Comercio (Equateur)

Egipto devuelve a Perú y Ecuador varias piezas arqueológicas recuperadas | El Comercio (Equateur) | Amériques | Scoop.it

Egipto ha devuelto a Perú y Ecuador varias piezas arqueológicas que habían sido sustraídas de esos dos países sudamericanos y que fueron...

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Rare and precious Aztec objects on show in New Zealand for the first time ever | Art Daily

Rare and precious Aztec objects on show in New Zealand for the first time ever | Art Daily | Amériques | Scoop.it

An exhibition telling the glorious, dramatic and ultimately tragic story of the Aztec empire, opened at Te Papa this weekend...

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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.