The World Nomad Games

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Listen and Subscribe in iTunes Other ways to Listen and Subscribe This week’s episode is something a little different. I am in Isyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan, covering the World Nomad Games, a festival of sports that’s sort of like the Olympics for nomadic peoples. The sports, though, are way more interesting than, say, basketball. My first interview … Read more

The Lost City of Cahokia

Monk's Mound in Cahokia

Listen to the Episode “The Lost City of Cahokia” Listen & Subscribe in iTunes Other Listening Options If you ask most Americans about the history of their country, they’ll start somewhere around 1492, or maybe even 1776. But before the pilgrims and before John Hancock, of course there were large, thriving civilizations of Native Americans. … Read more