Saturday, June 28, 2014

The Map Of Native American Tribes You've Never Seen Before

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The Map Of Native American Tribes You've Never Seen Before (NPR All Things Considered, 24 June 2014)

Excerpt:
Finding an address on a map can be taken for granted in the age of GPS and smartphones. But centuries of forced relocation, disease and genocide have made it difficult to find where many Native American tribes once lived. Aaron Carapella, a self-taught mapmaker in Warner, Okla., has pinpointed the locations and original names of hundreds of American Indian nations before their first contact with Europeans.

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