NEW MEXICO WEIRD

Species in Peril e-letter

Banner Image: The banner image comes from online art exhibit “During the Pandemic,” exhibiting art by Naga children. The exhibit is curated by Naga anthropologist Dr. Dolly Kikon in collaboration with organizations Sisterhood Network and Prodigal’s Home. My review of this exhibit appeared …

Hundreds of Native American Treaties Digitized for the First Time

The National Archives has scanned more than 300 agreements between the United States and Indigenous tribes. Ratified Indian Treaty 37: Eel River, Wyandot, Piankashaw, Kaskaskia, and Kickapoo—Vincennes, Indiana Territory, August 7, 1803 (Courtesy of the National Archives) – By Nora McGreevy SmithsonianMag.Com 2020 …

Nuclear weapon transporter truck undergoes rocket crash test

The Mobile Guardian Transporter about to be hit by a rocket-propelled truck.  Sandia National Laboratories – By David Szondy 2020 Oct 11 – Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) has successfully conducted a full-scale crash test of the semi-tractor-trailer truck that will be used to transport …

Was there a Third A-Bomb? A Fourth? A Fifth?

The “Fat Man” is moved from Assembly Building #2, Tinian – By Don Farrell 2020 Aug 16 – High School textbooks teach that the atom bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki were flown to Japan by B-29 Superfortresses based on Tinian in the …