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Win a stay at the Viceroy Riviera Maya and experience Maya culture in person with the HMNS Go Out in Style Sweepstakes!
November 30, 2012 · 4 Comments

Editor’s note: This promoted article was provided by the Viceroy Riviera Maya Resort in partnership with HMNS. As the culture’s healers and spiritual deliverers, shamans have always been held in the highest esteem by the Maya. With their deep, time-honored knowledge of the healing and curative properties of plant life in the forests and seas […]

Debunking doomsday? Curator of Anthropology Dirk Van Tuerenhout on the real history of the Maya
November 29, 2012 · 5 Comments

One of the most vexing questions that seems to torment a whole lot of people these days is: “do I need to buy Christmas gifts this year?” A lot has been made of the Maya calendar, its end on December 21 this year, and the end of the world as we know it. But the […]

Upgrade your gift this holiday season with HMNS’ fall Lego Robotics course
November 28, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

Editor’s note: Today’s blog comes from Xplorations Camp Coordinator Kelsey Friedemann HMNS’ new Lego Robotics after-school program debuted this fall and was met with great success. The course was adapted from our popular Robotics summer camp, but was redesigned for a smaller class environment with more hands-on experience. Many of our fall students entered class […]

Give your family some space — outer space! — at Family Space Day this Saturday
November 27, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

You probably spent a lot of time with your family over the Thanksgiving holiday, and we know just what you need: SPACE! A couple hours (or days) to yourself aren’t gonna cut it. We’re thinking this year you need some major space. Like, we’re talking outer space. And we’ve got just the ticket. Join HMNS […]

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I am looking for the word, s. meaning "Snow dancer" in the Sioux language.

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very interesting! I saw the wonderful event wherein Venus appeared to be in the arms of the new moon (was that a poem by Sir Patrick Spence?) Your picture of the airplane in front of the full moon is dated.


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