Sky Earth Native America (our newest book always above the postings!)

Sky Earth Native America 1:
American Indian Rock Art Petroglyphs Pictographs
Cave Paintings Earthworks & Mounds as Land Survey & Astronomy
Volume 1, Edition 2, 266 pages, by Andis Kaulins.

  • Sky Earth Native America 2:
    American Indian Rock Art Petroglyphs Pictographs
    Cave Paintings Earthworks & Mounds as Land Survey & Astronomy
    Volume 2, Edition 2, 262 pages, by Andis Kaulins.

  • Both volumes have the same cover except for the labels "Volume 1" viz. "Volume 2".
    The image on the cover was created using public domain space photos of Earth from NASA.


    Both book volumes contain the following basic book description:
    "Alice Cunningham Fletcher observed in her 1902 publication in the American Anthropologist
    that there is ample evidence that some ancient cultures in Native America, e.g. the Pawnee in Nebraska,
    geographically located their villages according to patterns seen in stars of the heavens.
    See Alice C. Fletcher, Star Cult Among the Pawnee--A Preliminary Report,
    American Anthropologist, 4, 730-736, 1902.
    Ralph N. Buckstaff wrote:
    "These Indians recognized the constellations as we do, also the important stars,
    drawing them according to their magnitude.
    The groups were placed with a great deal of thought and care and show long study.
    ... They were keen observers....
    The Pawnee Indians must have had a knowledge of astronomy comparable to that of the early white men."
    See Ralph N. Buckstaff, Stars and Constellations of a Pawnee Sky Map,
    American Anthropologist, Vol. 29, Nr. 2, April-June 1927, pp. 279-285, 1927.
    In our book, we take these observations one level further
    and show that megalithic sites and petroglyphic rock carving and pictographic rock art in Native America,
    together with mounds and earthworks, were made to represent territorial geographic landmarks
    placed according to the stars of the sky using the ready map of the starry sky
    in the hermetic tradition, "as above, so below".
    That mirror image of the heavens on terrestrial land is the "Sky Earth" of Native America,
    whose "rock stars" are the real stars of the heavens, "immortalized" by rock art petroglyphs, pictographs,
    cave paintings, earthworks and mounds of various kinds (stone, earth, shells) on our Earth.
    These landmarks were placed systematically in North America, Central America (Meso-America) and South America
    and can to a large degree be reconstructed as the Sky Earth of Native America."

    Tuesday, August 10, 2004

    Balnuaran of Clava Deciphered Ancient Linear Astronomy

    Balnuaran of Clava Deciphered - Ancient Linear Astronomy - 8 Seasons

    Due to my decipherment of other sites, I have been able to review my
    previous interpretation of the cairns at Balnuaran of Clava near
    Inverness of Scotland and decipher these definitively. My initial
    interpretation of this site was not incorrect but needed amendment,
    since it became clear that the ancients used stars much nearer to the
    Pole than I had initially thought.

    This decipherment is now found in the Ancient Britain folder of the LexiLine Newseltter at as the file


    Time and time again I am taught the lesson in my decipherments that
    SIMPLICITY is the key to knowledge and understanding of the Neolithic
    period of astronomy.

    The file clavamap.tif shows that the ancients in 3117 BC calculated
    the Pole Star position and the North Ecliptic Pole (the non-moving
    Center of Heaven around which precession rotates and the
    ecliptic "circulates") using the three brightest stars which are in
    the skies on or near the circle of precession - these brightest stars
    are Polaris in Ursa Minor, Deneb in Cygnus and Vega in Lyra. Other stars in this area of the sky are much less bright.

    The decipherment shows that the linear distance
    between Polaris and Deneb
    and between the Pole Star and Vega
    in 3117 BC (otherwise not),
    is THE SAME as the linear distance between
    a) the South Pole and alpha in the Southern Triangle
    b) alpha in the Southern Triangle and the head stars of Scorpio
    (Graffias, Dschubba)
    c) Graffias or Dschubba the head of Serpens Caput
    d) the head of Serpens Caput and the North Pole Star position at 3117
    BC - at all other times, this distance does not work for the distance
    between Serpens Caput and the North Pole Star. This again gives us
    another proof for the accuracy of the chronology.

    On the Heifetz Planisphere, this linear distance is
    2.8 centimeters.
    In the software program Starry Night Pro, using the normal non-zoomed
    display, this distance on the screen can be measured as
    13 centimeters
    with the distances between Vega and Deneb and the Pole Star and
    Polaris in 3117 BC being half that at
    6.5 centimeters.

    This linear distance was then also used to divide the stars along the
    ecliptic into their initial "seasonal positions" and was the origin
    of what we today call the Zodiac of stars - which runs along the
    ecliptic. Using this linear distance of 13 centimeters and marking
    divisions on the ECLIPTIC we then get the following 8 segments -
    perhaps the first formal human division of the ecliptic in this

    From Antares (viz. Dschubba & Graffias) Scorpio at the AUTUMN EQUINOX
    to Spica (Virgo)
    2) From Spica in Virgo to Zosma (Duhr) and Chort in Leo at the SUMMER

    From Zosma and Chort in Leo at the SUMMER SOLSTICE to Castor and
    Pollux in GEMINI
    4) From Castor and Pollux in GEMINI to the VERNAL EQUINOX at
    Aldebaran in Taurus

    5) From Aldebaran at the Vernal Equinox to the "cord of the fish"
    (this explains how this "cord" originated and where it was originally
    placed) at beta-Andromeda and eta-Piscum
    6) from the Cord of the Fish to the WINTER SOLSTICE at the bucket of
    Aquarius just to the left of the prow of the ship of Capricorn

    7) From the Winter Solstice at Aquarius and Capricorn to the large
    number of stars of Sagittarius at Nunki (sigma-Sagittarii), Kaus
    Borealis (lambda-Sagittarii) and Kaus Australis (epsilon-Sagittarii).
    8) From sigma-Sagittarii to Scorpio at Graffias viz Dschubba at the

    Thus, the same "linear distance" was used to mark 8 divisions along
    the ecliptic as was used to measure the sky and earth from south pole
    to north pole and also to calculate pole stars and ecliptic poles, as
    at Balnuaran of Clava.

    We have evidence of this very old initial division of the heavens in
    the ancient Latvian 8 seasons and also find the similar practice in
    ancient Scotland, where a similar division of 8 seasons is found.

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