Occasionally the land vomits some amazing gifts of its abundance. There has been phenomenal historical discoveries with proof of civilizations, as well as artifacts that alter our perception of history. But this particular finding was even more remarkable and unique. This was almost like the Beanstalk Jack and beanstalk.
In 2008, archaeologists discovered a simple clay pot Indian Reservation land anishinaabe in Wisconsin. It was not the pot was the cause of astonishment that was what was inside the pot that puzzled scientists. They were just the seeds. A lot of seeds that looked like pumpkin seeds or pumpkin into the pot. The amazing fact find a clay pot with seeds was the fact that carbon dating linked to 800 years old.
1 What it was so amazing about the seeds in Clay Pot?
Huge pumpkin seeds well preserved in a clay pot teaches us a thing or two about the great conservation methods that existed long ago. It also shows how humans have influenced the quality of natural products compared to today.
Seeds scientifically known as Cucurbita maxima were given to the guardians of the Earth Project White Recovery Earth and its founder Winona LaDuke who named the seeds seeds. Gete Okosomin “which in Anishinaabe language means” Cool old Squash “But the best is yet to come. When the crop seeds, this is what the project found.
This is what the seeds became
After seven years, the seeds have sprouted to produce more species of giant Squash not found anywhere on the planet. Winnipeg students decided to grow the seeds in collaboration with the White Earth Land Recovery and the results were surprising.
3A supersized Squash
The size of the pumpkin is beyond belief and are trying to find a way to preserve the species so that does not get extinct again. It was a fantastic piece of penetration by the ancestors who preserved and buried clay pot with seeds in it. Because of their intuition, the land has recovered what he lost.
4The Giant Squash is a symbol of Indian culture on the planet
Although just crush, the circumstances surrounding their growth are a symbol of a rich culture and natural history of nations. Humanity is indigenous to test native culture and history still embedded in the ground. Over time even more exciting discoveries can be discovered showed us what we were and what we have lost. Hopefully we will also teach new ways and means to respect the planet.
is amazing to know that a clay pot buried 800 years ago could become so important today. When returning to humanity a kind of squash have become extinct, offering hope that all is not lost for this great planet and can thrive and be fruitful once again.
5All Thanks to Recovery Project White Earth
The report of the crock pot with 800 year old seeds discovered in anishinaabe earth was revealed to the world by Recovery Project Tierra Blanca. Founder Winona La Duke is a Native American who grew up in the white land reserve in Minnesota. She is a popular environmentalist and conservationist known for his role on tribal land claims and preservation.