National Geographic September 2004 Back Issue

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National Geographic Magazine September 2004

National Geographic September 2004

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Badgers With Attitude { Honey Badgers}
Badgers With Attitude The tough Kalahari honey badger reigns as one of the desert's fiercest hunters. TEXT AND PHOTOGRAPHS BY COLLEEN AND KEITH BEGG
The New Face of the American Indian { Indian: Scenes From a Renaissance}
Indian Renaissance Growing in numbers, cultural awareness, and economic clout, American Indians- honored with a museum on the National Mall- are reclaiming their place on the national stage. BY JOSEPH BRUCHAC PHOTOGRAPHS BY MAGGIE STEBER MAP SUPPLEMENT:
Signs From Earth: Heating Up. .. Melting Down. .. { The Heat Is On}
The Heat Is On There's no question that the Earth is getting hotter- and fast. The real questions are: How much of the warming is our fault, and are we willing to slow the meltdown by curbing our insatiable appetite for fossil fuels? INTRODUCTION BY TIM
Global Warming: Bulletins From a Warmer World { The Heat is On; Signs From Earth: Heating Up. .. Melting Down. .. ; Introduction }
TimeSigns What causes climate change? Could a climate flip happen virtually overnight? BY VIRGINIA MORELL
53208: A School of Their Own { ZipUSA: Schooled in Tradition; ZipUSA: Milwaukee, Wisconsin}
ZipUSA: 53208 At the Indian Community School in Milwau- kee, Native American kids reconnect with ancestral traditions. BY FRANK CLANCY PHOTOGRAPHS BY PENNY DE LOS SANTOS
Steamship Republic { Treasure From a Civil War Wreck; Treasure Ship Meets Perfect Storm; Lost Gold: Bounty From a Civil War Ship}
Treasure Ship Meets Perfect Storm In 1865 a paddle wheeler packing gold, silver, and post- Civil War hope went down off the coast of Georgia. Now the treasure is coming home. BY PRIIT J. VESILIND PHOTOGRAPHS BY JONATHAN BLAIR

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NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN CULTURES: A LEGACY OF LANGUAGE AND INSPIRED IDEAS(31 x 20 1/4 inches)
Contents: Map of North America showing language- family regions at the time of first European contact, with notes on pidgins and sign language. ; Included: Photos of Inuit walrus- tusk snow goggles, duck decoy of feathers and reeds, Sioux buckskin moccas
INDIAN COUNTRY(20 1/4 x 31 inches)
Contents: Map of the United States showing native homelands today and American Indian and Alaska Native ( AIAN) populations by state and for cities of 100, 000 people or more; notes on state names of Indian origin, fishing rights, red power, education,

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