lunes, 23 de marzo de 2015

Smithsonian sheds light on shaman and girl buried in Texas 11,100 years ago


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February 22, 2015. Some fascinating findings are coming out of a study by the Smithsonian Institution (USA) into the mysteries surrounding the practices and rituals of an 11,000 year old shaman. Shaman is general term for a person who acts as a link between the natural and supernatural worlds. In Native American culture the tribal shaman was more of a priest, or healer.

The site in question located in Central Texas (USA), at a place known as the Horn Shelter site, adjacent to the Brazos River. The site has  been investigated by archaeologists since the late 1960s, with evidence of both Clovis and Folsom cultures having been found. [...] wacotrib.com (Via B&W3)