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History about Mulan

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The Sumerian language, an isolate written in cuneiform. The most banal things (accounting records for example) give us an extraordinary glimpse into the everyday life in ancient Sumer.

Sumerian cuneiform script and Sumerian language

Details of the Sumerian cuneiform script, the world's oldest writing system, which was used to write Sumerian, a semitic language spoken in Mesopotamia (modern day Iraq and Syria) until about 500 AD.

The Feather, Native American award for Valor, Courage and Bravery. Use care and respect when ornamenting one's flute, pipe, rattle, drum or garments.

Native American Award for Valor, Courage and Bravery

Is there a Native American symbol awarded to great warriors for valor, courage, and bravery in battle much like the Silver or Bronze Stars awarded to soldiers? If not, can you make a suggestion? Th…

Native American War Horse Symbols | War Paint Symbols and Meanings by ~MonsterEngeryDrinker on deviantART

native american sign language | ... Ideography, Native American Petrographs, Picture-Writing North America

Indian Pictographs: Sioux Ojibway Pictography Ideography, Native American Petrographs, Picture-Writing North America

I never knew this before now!  I hope this is accurate.  I thought it was interesting and am sharing it with you!  :-)

I never knew this before now! I hope this is accurate. I thought it was interesting and am sharing it with you! :-)

Native American Animal Symbols and Their Meanings | Native American Encyclopedia

Parts of the Body in Navajo Language

Parts of the Body in Navajo Language

Information about the Diné (Navajo People), Language, History, and Culture