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UPDATE: Juneteenth has become the newest United States federal holiday. It is now one of twelve federal holidays, which include Christmas Day, Memorial Day, and Independence Day. It is the first new federal holiday since … Read more

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Bertha “Birdie” Parker Cody: Archeologist

Bertha Parker Cody, or Birdie, became one of the first Native American female archeologists. Archeologists study people from the past. They often dig in the ground to find things people left behind long ago. Her mother was a Native American actor. Her … Read more

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Summer is Here

Have you noticed it takes longer to get dark outside? The amount of daylight changes over the year. We live in the northern half of our planet, and our longest day of the year is almost here. We recognize this day as the start of summer, and it happens this … Read more