Sunday, September 25, 2011

The Quimbya Treasure - Columbia, South America

Poporo pendant - modern replica.

Qvasoma container.

Quimbaya cacique female - Quimbaya.

Quimbaya cacique shaman - Columbia Museo de Archaeology.

Pajaro copia - Quimbaya wildlife preserve.

Gold poporo for the lime used with coca leaves.

Red-ruffed fruit crow - Quimbaya nature preserve.

The Quimbaya treasure trove.

Gold poporo with lime stirring stick in gold.

Columbia cacique - male.

Gold poporo container for lime.

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Native Faces

Mayan textile vendor holding her designs.

Museo de las Americas, Madrid - Mayan face.

"Hinepare, a woman of the Ngāti Kahungunu tribe. Shows a half-length portrait of a Maori woman wearing a hei-tiki around her neck, pounamu earring and shark tooth earring, and two huia feathers in her hair. She wears a cloak with black fringe border, and has a moko design on her chin."

Pacific Northwest salmon celebration - dancer from the Coquilla tribe.

North American Native American flute player.

Compare this Native face from Amazonia to the Olmec heads.

Natives from the Amazon rain forest.

The Great Hornbill in flight.

The Great Hornbill.

Nagaland the Great Hornbill festival.

Naga girl, India.

Nagaland India.

Nagaland Semas at the Great Hornbill festival, tribal area - India.

Sumi tribe northeast India.

Eastern India tribal.



Naga Tribe, India.

Northeast India.

Maori Native from New Zealand - compare to the Olmec facial type.

Native Americans from Tierra del Fuego, South America.

Festival in India.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Indians of Mexico

Modern players of the Mayan ballcourt game.

Tarahumara Indians in ceremonial costumes and calico.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011


"Monster-mouth" temple entrance symbolizing the underworld from Chicanna in the Yucatan - Mexico.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Monday, September 19, 2011

Olmec Heads

Olmec world-view and calendar in three dimensions.

Guatemala - Mayan Indian family.

Olmec heads - the facial features are Native American, not African.

Pima Indian woman.

Pima Indian girl - Arizona 19th c.

Tohono O`odham rain dancers - Tucson, Arizona.

Historic photo of a Tohono O`odham girl.

Both the Olmec and Semitic facial types were found at La Venta.