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Indians of South America

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View Resource SAIIC-L: South and Meso American Indian Rights Center Mailing List

The South and Meso American Indian Rights Center sponsors an announcement mailing list for news items and urgent-action alerts to promote its goal to link Indian peoples of the Americas.

http://saiic.nativeweb.org/saiic-l.html
View Resource Andes Expedition: Searching For Inca Secrets

National Geographic has a virtual Andes Expedition that features a virtual autopsy (annotated images of computed tomography scans) of a 500 year old Inca Woman. Scans include DNA, posture, muscle and bones, head, and stomach. In October 1997, this site added content to cover the Andes Expedition of anthropologist Johan Reinhard. This is one of several National Geographic subject based web features...

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/features/97/andes/
View Resource The Sport of Life and Death: Mesoamerican Ballgame

This site, which accompanies the travelling exhibit of the same name, is divided into three main sections devoted to ball games in Mesoamerican cultures, 1500 BC - 1519 AD. Explore the Mesoamerican World gives visitors basic background information on cultures and time periods in Mesoamerican history. Explore the Ball Game is, of course, focused on the game itself, a practice that went far beyond...

http://www.ballgame.org/
View Resource The Canela Indians of Northeastern Central Brazil

Based largely on the pioneering research of Bill Crocker, this site on the Canela Indians of Central Brazil is hosted by the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Designed to educate a general audience about the life and activities of the Canela, the site contains numerous sections that allow visitors to explore a world that few persons will be able to visit. First-time visitors will...

http://anthropology.si.edu/canela/