Freelance writer, researcher and photographer, Georges Fery (georgefery.com) addresses topics from history, culture, and beliefs to daily living of ancient and today’s indigenous societies of Mesoamerica and South America. His articles are published online at travelthruhistory.com, ancient-origins.net and popular-archaeology.com, and in the quarterly magazine Ancient American (ancientamerican.com). In the U.K. his articles are found in mexicolore.co.uk.

The author is a fellow of the Institute of Maya Studies instituteofmayastudies.org, Miami, FL and The Royal Geographical Society, London, U.K. (rgs.org). He is a member in good standing with the Maya Exploration Center, Austin, TX (mayaexploration.org) the Archaeological Institute of America, Boston, MA (archaeological.org), NFAA-Non Fiction Authors Association (nonfictionauthrosassociation.com) and the National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC. (americanindian.si.edu).

The Red Queen of Palenque

The archaeology and the story: The critical role a great Maya queen, and women generally, played in Maya society.

Caral, America’s Oldest City

Before the pyramids of Egypt and the Ziggurats of Mesopotamia, an ancient monumental civilization arose with massive pyramids near the north-central coast of Peru in South America.

The Priestess of Chornancap

Excavations at a site in northern Peru have revealed information about a powerful ancient priestess and the community in which she lived and practiced.

Easter Island: What Happened!

The demise of Easter Island's native civilization involved more than destruction of an isolated environment's fragile ecosystem.

The Shaman’s World

Extending far into human prehistory, the shaman has played a major role in the psyche for survival and our perception of the world around us.

Chichén Itzá’s Shadows

A great center of the ancient Maya provides a window on the soul of an ancient people and the mysteries it still enshrines.