Mount Shasta

Mount Shasta

Posted by on Jun 22, 2012 in Blog, Travel | No Comments

  History Native American Significance The north side of Mt. Shasta has been inhabited since at least 600 BC, possibly 2500 BC. Artifacts in the greater area suggest 9,000 years of Native American habitation. Mt. Shasta was a corner territorial boundary for four Native American peoples – the Shasta, Modoc, Ajumawi/Atsuwegi, and Wintu – and […]

Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice

Posted by on Jun 22, 2012 in Events | No Comments

    Solstice, from the Latin for sun stands still, in astronomy, either of the two points on the ecliptic that lie midway between the equinoxes (separated from them by an angular distance of 90°). At the solstices the sun’s apparent position on the celestial sphere reaches its greatest distance above or below the celestial […]