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Introducing a new series. Things you were never taught in school about native Americans. I hope to impart some glimpse at false history and have some fun educating people as well. These will most likely be short and scattered randomly. I will do two today because I want to start the series off right. This will be all for today. Until next time!

Fact 39

Hammocks

Hammocks were commonly used in the Caribbean, South and Central America at first contact with Europeans. The Spanish liked this very comfortable way of sleeping and adopted them. After returning with them to Spain they quickly caught on in European culture. Europeans eventually used them as the primary way of sleeping on board ships. Hammocks proved effective sleeping method remaining relatively stationary during nights upon the seas.