Peru Shamans Perform Ritual For World Peace

Peru Shamans Perform Ritual For World PeacePeruvian shamans performed a ritual for world peace at the feet of the “Christ of the Pacific” monument on the Morro Solar hill in southern Lima on Monday.

Desperation is Driving an Indigenous Tribe in Venezuela to Make the Trek into Brazil

Desperation is Driving an Indigenous Tribe in Venezuela to Make the Trek into BrazilMore Warao are arriving in Manaus every day, pushing the number of those settling in the city steadily higher. The Warao are among tens of thousands of Venezuelans who have fled the violence and hunger that have subsumed their country.

Powwow Celebrates Aboriginal Culture

Powwow Celebrates Aboriginal CultureThe 12th annual Spirit of the Peace Powwow will see upwards of 300 dancers and drummers from across North America descend on the Taylor Arena this weekend.

U.S. Sanctions and a Shamanic Curse: Two Very Different Enemies Challenge Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro

U.S. Sanctions and a Shamanic Curse: Two Very Different Enemies Challenge Venezuela’s Nicolás MaduroOn May 17, indigenous shamans from the Amazonian region invoked their creator deity to cast a terrible curse on President Maduro, who is said to believe in powers from the beyond.

Mexico Gets 1st Female Indigenous Presidential Candidate

Mexico Gets 1st Female Indigenous Presidential CandidateA council of Mexican indigenous groups backed by the Zapatista rebels on Sunday selected a Nahua woman as the country's first indigenous female presidential candidate. The Indigenous Governance Council picked Maria de Jesus Patricio to run in the 2018 election, issuing a statement saying that "we will seek to put her name on the ballot."