“Paititi is there!” exclaimed Manuel, “We just need to continue following this trail!” How I ended up half way around the world a few weeks after the birth of my first child, searching for a lost city is beyond me. I knew the dangers involved, but like any foolish man, the thought of, Read More

“All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the frost. From the ashes a fire shall be woken, A light from the shadows shall spring; Renewed shall be blade that was broken, The crownless, Read More

“Only after the last tree has been cut down Only after the last river has been poisoned Only after the last fish has been caught Then will you find that money cannot be eaten.” –Native American Prophecy      Where did it all go wrong? Throughout history there has always been an ongoing trend of, Read More

South America, Part 7: Pusharo; We finally reach the mysterious symbols of Pusharo, an ancient wall of petroglyphs deep inside the Amazon jungles of Peru. Could these symbols be a map leading to Paititi, the El Dorado? or are they sacred symbols inscribed by shaman of the Amazon? Places featured: Manú National Park, Peru, Read More

    Last night at Yerba Buena High School in San Jose, California. Went out for an interesting Pow Wow run by the American Indian Alliance. It was good to see my good old friend and medicine man, Ron Pinkman, give the opening speech along with sacred song. I usually tend to photograph and, Read More

Yesterday I had the awesome opportunity of photographing a good friend of mine.  She is a Coastanoan Ohlone and Chumash California Native, artist and indigenous activist Kanyon Sayers-Roods (Hahashkani, Coyote Woman). Her and her family live in Indian Canyon, southwest of Hollister, and is the only federally recognized indian territory/country along western California from Santa, Read More

  Within the last few years an array of new research and data has begun to completely revolutionized the anthropological study of human migration into the Americas. My book, The Ancients: Investigations into the Lost Civilizations of Lemuria and Atlantis, after only a few short years after its publication, has already reached a point, Read More

  Disclaimer: This research paper was originally presented to the San Jose State University Anthropology Department, in 2007. In retrospect, a few of my views on the various subjects/sources mentioned have changed since writing this. I do realize a lot is considered borderline pseudoscience and does make a few small connections which may or may not necessarily be there. The, Read More

Stories of mysterious little people exist virtually in every culture around the world. Some anthropologists believe that myths and legends regarding mysterious beings, such as trolls and gnomes, could date back to a time when there once existed various species of Homo. Homo floresiensis, for example, was found off an island in Indonesia whose remains showed an average height of only 3 and, Read More

To Pusharo  What do we do now?… The rain continued on its relentless rage throughout the entire night. In the morning we had no choice but to continue on our way to Pusharo. With our ponchos and day-packs ready to go we hiked to the river along with our three local friends who would, Read More