A Girl in pre-Columbian Maya

Ixchel, the jaguar goddess of midwifery and medicine in ancient Maya. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ixchel Today, when most people think about the pre-Columbian Maya people, they think about the long-count (Mayan) calendar and sites like Chichen Itza. But a lot of...

A Girl in Colonial America

David, Joanna, and Abigail Mason, 1670. M. H. de Young Memorial Museum of the Fine Arts Museum, San Francisco. http://public.gettysburg.edu/~tshannon/341/sites/Childhood/Daily%20Life.htm Most people in colonial America were farmers, tilling land that had been passed...

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