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Frederick Webb Hodge
Frederick Webb Hodge (October 28, 1864 – September 28, 1956) was an American editor, anthropology, anthropologist, Archaeology, archaeologist, and historian. Born in England, he immigrated at the age of seven with his family to Washington, DC. He was educated at American schools, and graduated from Cambridge College (now George Washington University). He became very interested in Native American history and cultures, and worked for the Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology from 1905 to 1918. He collaborated with George Gustav Heye, who had been collecting Native American artifacts, and established the Heye Foundation to support archeological work. Heye founded the Museum of the American Indian in 1916 in New York, where Hodge later served as editor and assistant director. During his time at the Smithsonian, Hodge also conducted archeological expeditions and excavations at Nacoochee Mound in Georgia, and at Hawikuh, near Zuni Pueblo. Early years Frederick Webb ...
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Anthropology
Anthropology is the scientific study of human Humans (''Homo sapiens'') are the most abundant and widespread species In biology Biology is the natural science that studies life and living organisms, including their anatomy, physical structure, Biochemistry, chemical processes ...ity, concerned with human behavior Human behavior is the potential and expressed capacity (Energy (psychological), mentally, Physical activity, physically, and Social actions, socially) of human individuals or groups to respond to internal and external Stimulation, stimuli throu ..., human biology Human biology is an interdisciplinary area of academic study that examines humans through the influences and interplay of many diverse fields such as human genetics, genetics, human evolution, evolution, human physiology, physiology, anatomy, epidem ..., cultures Culture () is an umbrella term which encompasses the social behavior Social behavior is behavior Behavior (Americ ...
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Hemenway Southwestern Archaeological Expedition
The Hemenway Southwestern Archaeological Expedition occurred between 1886 and 1894 in the Southwestern United States, American Southwest. Sponsored by Mary Tileston Hemenway, a wealthy widow and philanthropist, the expedition was initially led by Frank Hamilton Cushing, who was replaced in 1889 by Jesse Walter Fewkes. It was considered to be a major scientific archaeological expedition, notable for the discovery of the prehistoric Hohokam culture. The expeditionary records held by Cushing were in storage until 1930. Emil Haury, a Harvard University student, was the first to study these, and he published a monograph on Pueblo de Los Muertos in 1945. The site had been investigated in detail by the Hemenway Expedition and dated to the Hohokam culture. Background Mary Tileston Hemenway was a wealthy widow and philanthropist in New England who was impressed with Frank Hamilton Cushing's anthropological work studying the Zuni Indians in northwestern New Mexico and his enthusiasm for fur ...
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United States National Research Council
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (also known as NASEM or the National Academies) is the collective scientific national academy#REDIRECT National academy A national academy is an organizational body, usually operating with state financial support and approval, that co-ordinates scholarly research Research is "creativity, creative and systematic work undertaken to i ... of the United States The United States of America (U.S.A. or USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country Continental United States, primarily located in North America. It consists of 50 U.S. state, states, a Washington, D.C., .... The name is used interchangeably in two senses: (1) as an umbrella term for its three quasi-independent honorific member organizations the National Academy of Sciences The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is a United States nonprofit A nonprofit organization (NPO), also known as a non-business en ...
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Los Angeles
Los Angeles ( ; xgf, Tovaangar; es, Los Ángeles, , ), commonly referred to by the initialism An acronym is a word In linguistics, a word of a spoken language can be defined as the smallest sequence of phonemes that can be uttered in isolation with semantic, objective or pragmatics, practical meaning (linguistics), meaning. In ma ... L.A., is the largest city The United Nations The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization that aims to maintain international peace and international security, security, develop friendly relations among nations, achieve international cooperation, ... in California California is a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newspaper), ''The State'' (newspaper), a daily newspaper i .... With a 2020 population of 3,898,747, it is the second-largest city in the United States ...
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Southwest Museum Of The American Indian
The Southwest Museum of the American Indian is a museum, library, and archive located in the Mt. Washington, Los Angeles, California, Mt. Washington neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. The museum is owned by the Autry Museum of the American West. Its collections deal mainly with Native Americans in the United States, Native Americans. It also has an extensive collection of pre-Hispanic, Spanish Colonial Revival Style architecture, Spanish colonial, Latino (demonym), Latino, and Western (genre), Western American art and Artifact (archaeology), artifacts. Major collections had included American Indians of the Great Plains, American Indians of California, and American Indians of the Northwest Coast. Most of those materials were moved off-site, but the Southwest Museum has maintained an ongoing public exhibition on Puebloans#Pottery, Pueblo pottery, open free of charge. The L Line (Los Angeles Metro), Metro L Line stops down the hill from the museum at the Southwest Museum st ...
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Journal Of Physical Anthropology
A journal, from the Old French ''journal'' (meaning "daily"), may refer to: *Bullet journal, a method of personal organizations *Diary, a record of what happened over the course of a day or other period *Daybook, also known as a general journal, a daily record of financial transactions *Logbook, a record of events important to the operation of a vehicle, facility, or otherwise *Record (other) *Transaction log, a chronological record of data processing In publishing, ''journal'' can refer to various periodicals or serial (publishing), serials: *Academic journal, an academic or scholarly periodical **Scientific journal, an academic journal focusing on science **Medical journal, an academic journal focusing on medicine **Law review, a professional journal focusing on legal interpretation *Magazine, non-academic or scholarly periodicals in general **Trade magazine, a magazine of interest to those of a particular profession or trade **Literary magazine, a magazine devoted to li ...
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Estevanico
Estevanico ("Little Stephen"; modern spelling Estebanico; –1539), also known as Esteban de Dorantes or Mustafa Azemmouri, was the first African to explore North America. Estevanico was taken captive, enslaved and sold to a Spanish nobleman in Spain in about 1521. In 1527 he was taken on the Spain, Spanish Narváez expedition to explore "Spanish Florida, La Florida", which at the time was composed of present-day Florida, and all unexplored lands to the north and west, including Northern Mexico. He has been referred to as "the first great African man in America". Biography Early life As a young man, Estevanico was sold into slavery in 1522 in the Portuguese people, Portuguese-controlled Morocco, Moroccan town of Azemmour, on the Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic coast. It is unclear what his background was; some contemporary accounts referred to him as a "Moors, Moor", a term originally applied to Berbers, while other accounts called him "the black", which suggests some black people, ...
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Helen, Georgia
Helen is a city A city is a large human settlement.Goodall, B. (1987) ''The Penguin Dictionary of Human Geography''. London: Penguin.Kuper, A. and Kuper, J., eds (1996) ''The Social Science Encyclopedia''. 2nd edition. London: Routledge. It can be defined as a ... in White County, Georgia Georgia usually refers to: * Georgia (country) Georgia (, ; ) is a country located at the intersection of Eastern Europe and Western Asia. It is a part of the Caucasus region, bounded to the west by the Black Sea, to the north and east by ..., United States, located along the Chattahoochee River The Chattahoochee River forms the southern half of the Alabama (We dare defend our rights) , anthem = "Alabama (state song), Alabama" , image_map = Alabama in United States.svg , seat = M .... The population was 531 at the 2020 census. History Helen was plat In the United States The United States of America (U.S.A. ...
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George H
George may refer to: People * George (given name) George (, ) is a masculine given name derived from the Greek language, Greek Georgios, Geōrgios (; , ). The name gained popularity due to its association with the Christian martyrs, Christian martyr, Saint George (died 23 April 303), a member of ... * George (surname) George is a surname of Irish, English, Welsh, South Indian Christian, Middle Eastern Christian (usually Lebanese), French, or Native American origin. The German form is Georg. Notable people with the surname include: *Alexander George (disambiguati ... Places South Africa * George, Western Cape George is the second largest city in the Western Cape province of South Africa. The city is a popular holiday and conference centre, as well as the administrative and commercial hub and the capital city of the Garden Route. The city is situated ... ** George Airport George Airport is an airport located in George, Western Cape George is the second largest city in ...
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The George Gustav Heye Center
The National Museum of the American Indian–New York, the George Gustav Heye Center, is a branch of the National Museum of the American Indian in Manhattan, New York City. The museum is part of the Smithsonian Institution. The Center features contemporary and historical exhibits of art and artifacts by and about Native Americans in the United States, Native Americans. History The center is named for George Gustav Heye, who began collecting Native American artifacts in 1903. He founded and endowed the Museum of the American Indian in 1916, and it opened in 1922, in a building at 155th Street and Broadway, part of the Audubon Terrace complex, in the Sugar Hill, Manhattan, Sugar Hill neighborhood, just south of Washington Heights, Manhattan, Washington Heights. By early 1987, U.S. senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan was proposing legislation that would turn over the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, on Bowling Green (New York City), Bowling Green in Lower Manhattan, to the Museum ...
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New York City
New York, often called New York City to distinguish it from New York State New York is a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newspaper), ''The State'' (newspaper), a daily newspaper in Colu ..., or NYC for short, is the most populous city The United Nations uses three definitions for what constitutes a city, as not all cities in all jurisdictions are classified using the same criteria. Cities may be defined as the city proper, cities proper, the extent of their urban area, or the ... in the United States. With a 2020 population of 8,804,190 distributed over , New York City is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the State of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area The New York metropolitan area, also commonly referred to as the Tri-State area, is the ...
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