During qualification for the World Cup, many teams featured foreign-born players. Here are the connections between the national teams. (National Geographic) What country won the first-ever FIFA World Cup? Hint: They’re in the World Cup this year, and won their first match. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers Toolkit. Discussion Ideas Take a look at the fantastic graphic … Continue reading Which World Cup Teams Have the Most Foreign-Born Players?
WORLD Captured Spanish conquistadors, women, children, and horses were imprisoned for months, sacrificed, and eaten by contemporaries of the Aztecs, archaeologists report. (Guardian) Learn more about the end of the Aztec Empire here. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers’ Toolkit. Discussion Ideas Archaeologists recently found evidence that prisoners in a Spanish-led caravan were sacrificed by the Acolhuas, a … Continue reading Were Conquistadors Cannibalized?
ARTS Hopi Fight To Halt Artifact Auction An auction of Native American artifacts scheduled for Friday in Paris is stirring up controversy on both sides of the Atlantic. Members of the Hopi tribe, native to northeastern Arizona, say that the 70 headdresses and visages (sometimes called masks) have cultural and spiritual value, and were illegally obtained. Auctioneers say the artifacts were legally purchased by a … Continue reading Hopi Fight To Halt Artifact Auction