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Culture, heritage and life

Culture, heritage and life

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Edward S. Curtis - Black Eagle - Assiniboin. Rare and important Native American photographs for sale on

This is Laminin. The molecule, Laminin is the protein that holds human beings together. Do you notice its shape? Isn't it amazing that God would think so far in the future, and make the very thing that makes us think of Jesus, make up and play a crucial role in how we are formed? God formed you to not only live as an image of Christ, but to never escape the fact that you are HIS! We are branded by the Cross! "He is before all things, and in him all things hold together" Colossians 1:17


While growing up in our Italian neighborhood, it seemed to me that lupini were like an unofficial sacrament to be served at every festival, on all holidays, to family and friends when visiting or just as a snack. Our parish, The Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin, was predominantly Italian with some...Read More »

9 Crazy Facts About Buddha You Didn’t Know

Timeline map of when the United States acquired major territories, from Family Tree Magazine.

Family Tree Magazine - The Leading Family History Magazine

Geo-genealogy of Irish Surnames

Geo-Geneology of Irish surnames | ArcGIS Blog

American Indian Reservations in the U.S., populations 1990

The New England Colonies in the 1600s

Native American Tribes Location map. If you right click on this image and go to view image, you should be able to download it full size.

Scots-Irish Immigration to North Americian Colonies.

Scots-Irish Migration to America - Adams Family DNA

Map of the Week: Native American Nations

MAP OF THE WEEK: Native American Nations

This has got to be the coolest timeline of the American Revolution that I've ever seen.

It's important to know where your family fits in history. The history of the world around them affected their lives and the choices they made. It also affects the kinds of records created that you use to research your #genealogy. What kind of timelines do you use to keep track of historical events? Here is one example.

Map of Scottish Clans under Robert the Bruce, 1314

Where else can you find more than 12.8 million birth, marriage and death records for 315 of the 351 towns and cities in Massachusetts, covering more than 400 years of history? Have you got #Massachusetts ancestors in your family tree? Check out this excellent #genealogy resource today!

Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988

German States Before and Since the French Revolution

Austro-Hungarian Empire. Germany wasn't always Germany.

Austria | Learn |

Map: German Kingdoms 1868

Clickable map of East Europe that brings you to pages of links and resources for family history.

East Europe GenWeb Map

A good description of immigration before before departing the port. Includes link to an interactive map as well as a page with resources for reading, websites and genealogy websites

Destination America . When did they come? | PBS

Norse Viking Warrior Symbols (bigger version here: )

German Pfeffernüsse ("Pepper Nuts") Cookies

The Iroquois Indians once lived along the St. Lawrence River which is located in what is now known as New York State. The tribe had about five tribes “underneath” them, including the Mohawk, Oneida, Seneca, and Cayuga.

French Farmhouse

Rustic Roundup: 5 Barn or Barn-Inspired Homes