Native Americans used horses far earlier than historians had believed
Native American communities rode, cared for and lived alongside horses nearly a century earlier than European records suggest, a new study has found.
Published 2 months ago · Washington, United States
Horses Came to American West By Early 1600s, Study Finds
In the new study, scientists examined about two dozen sets of horse remains from sites ranging from New Mexico to Idaho to Kansas to establish that horses were ridden and raised by Indigenous groups by the early 1600s.
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Horses came to American West by early 1600s, study finds
The horse is symbolic of the American West, but when and how domesticated horses first reached the region has long been a matter of historical debate.A new analysis of horse bones gathered from museums across the Great Plains and northern Rockies has revealed that horses were present in the grasslands by the early 1600s, earlier than many written histories suggest.The timing is significant because it matches up with the oral histories of multipl…
2 months ago·Miami, United StatesRead Full Article
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