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INDIGENOUS PEOPLES' RIGHTS IN CANADA: Why Don't You People Just Get Over It? Here's Why
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, politics, HISTORY, Ihistory, Canada, NDIGENOUS PEOPLES' RIGHTS, world, freedoms, culture, society, news )

Cal
- 1315 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
That's the gist of this video put together by Canada's largest labor union, the Public Service Alliance of Canada, which celebrated National Aboriginal Day on June 21 by launching a new campaign, Justice for Aboriginal Peoples--It's Time!
The Fascinating Histories Behind Your Favorite Fairy Tales
Society & Culture  (tags: Fairy Tales, History, stories, tales )

Anna
- 1367 days ago - matchacollege.com
It's a little disconcerting to know that the real stories behind the fairy tales that made your eyes go all sparkly as a child were originally tales of rape, self-injury and forced abandonment. But the inspiration behind these stories simply resonated....
Top 10 Civil War Innovations
Society & Culture  (tags: Civil War, society, world, history )

Anna
- 1401 days ago - news.discovery.com
Did you know that the Civil War was the first time that men carried pocket watches, canned milk and shoes in standard sizes into battle? Here's a list of the top 10 innovations of the Civil War.
The Bizarre Religious Myths Mormon Right-Wingers Are Pushing on Tea Partiers -- With Glenn Beck's Help
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, history, lies and propaganda, politics, media, humans )

Carrie
- 1404 days ago - alternet.org
With the rise of the right, the National Center for Constitutional Studies' bizarre version of U.S. history is gaining adherents.
St Patrick's Day Facts: Separating Myth From Reality
Society & Culture  (tags: society, St. Patrick's Day, holiday, celebrations, holliday, history, culture, freedoms, world, news, interesting )

Cal
- 1413 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Some of the facts and myths surrounding Ireland's national celebration. Eein Go Bragh!
I'd Walk a Million Miles: Rare Images of Hitler's Wife Eva Braun in Party Mode Unearthed
Society & Culture  (tags: Hitler's wife, Eva Braun, unseen images, history )

Anna
- 1420 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Previously unseen images from the fascinating private albums of Eva Braun have come to light.They give us incredible retrospective access to Hitler's little known companion and her extraordinary life.Hitler and Braun were married on April 29, 1945,
The 8 Most Impressive Prison Breaks in History
Society & Culture  (tags: Prison Breaks, History, Crime, Law, Political activism )

Nancy
- 1422 days ago - criminaljusticedegreesguide.com
Prison breaks loom large in pop culture: they're in movies, TV series, books, even cartoons. It's the chaos they cause, more than anything, that makes their stories so riveting. It's also interesting to note that not all prison breaks are created equal.
10 Most Architecturally-Impressive College Campuses
Society & Culture  (tags: College, Campuses, Architecture, Education, History )

Nancy
- 1441 days ago - onlineclasses.org
Whether you're an architecture student or just want to attend college in a beautiful setting, choosing a school with a great architectural look and feeling can be a nice bonus when it comes time to get your education.
King Tut Statues Stolen From Egypt Museum
Society & Culture  (tags: King Tut Statues, steal, Egypt Museum, treasures, history )

Anna
- 1443 days ago - news.discovery.com
Sad news was announced about some of the treasures kept at the Egyptian National Museum just after Hosni Mubarak stepped down as Egypt's president.
10 Most Famous Love Letters in History
Society & Culture  (tags: Love Letters, History, Lovers, Couple, Feelings )

Nancy
- 1448 days ago - onlinedegree.net
Since most of today's love letters have gone digital or disappeared completely, we are left to admire the great love letters of yesteryear. Here are the 10 most famous love letters in history:
Exhibit G: Now Google Street View Lets You Tour the World's Finest Museums From the Comfort of Your Armchair
Society & Culture  (tags: Google Street View, world, museums, history )

Anna
- 1456 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Its controversial Street View guide has already let millions take a peek at private addresses all over the world.ow Google is harnessing this technology to allow users the chance to roam the finest museums on the planet - from the comfort of their own....
15 Little-Known Facts About the Brothers Grimm
Society & Culture  (tags: Brothers Grimm, History, fairy tales, stories )

Anna
- 1475 days ago - associatesdegree.com
Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm are best known for their collection of fairy tales, but there's so much more to their story. From getting kicked out of work at a college, and writing a dictionary, there are so many interesting, but little known facts about the...
Jesus' Great-Grandmother Identified
Society & Culture  (tags: Jesus, grandmother, Ismeria, medieval manuscripts, history )

Anna
- 1510 days ago - news.discovery.com
The great-grandmother of Jesus was a woman named Ismeria, according to Florentine medieval manuscripts analyzed by a historian.
Happy Chanukah! A History of the Holiday
Society & Culture  (tags: Chanukah, hanukkah, Festivalof Lights, history, religion, politics, news, interesting, world, society, education )

Cal
- 1518 days ago - factmonster.com
Some good background information on "TheFestival of Lights"
Da Vinci's 'Magi' Hides Master's Original Vision
Society & Culture  (tags: Leonardo Da Vinci, paintings, History )

Anna
- 1532 days ago - news.discovery.com
One of Leonardo Da Vinci's strangest paintings, "The Adoration of the Magi" was commissioned for the altar of the monastery of San Donato a Scopeto, near Florence, in 1481. The work was never finished.

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