13,000-year-old Cave Paintings Found in Thaatimattayyah Hills

13,000-year-old Cave Paintings Found in Thaatimattayyah HillsPainting of a ‘shaman’, who was considered as a holy man, was unearthed in Prehistoric cave paintings found in Thaatimattayyah hills.

Archaeologists Theorize Found Body is Shaman

Archaeologists Theorize Found Body is ShamanThey found a human skeleton from the Bronze Age that was probably a shaman. “A necklace made of bones was the sign of a shaman,” said the head of the Archaeological Institute in Nitra Matej Ruttkay.

Indigenous Institutes and Ontario move forward with legislation to recognize and respect Indigenous

Indigenous Institutes and Ontario move forward with legislation to recognize and respect Indigenous The Aboriginal Institutes Consortium celebrates the Government of Ontario's decision to introduce ground-breaking legislation that will recognize our Indigenous Institutes as a unique Indigenous pillar of Ontario's publicly-supported postsecondary education and training system.

Ancient Medicinal Knowledge of Amazon Tribes to Be Recorded in Writing for First Time in History

Ancient Medicinal Knowledge of Amazon Tribes to Be Recorded in Writing for First Time in HistoryAs The Guardian reports, a group of Matsés men have started compiling their knowledge of healing plants into a two-volume, 1044-page encyclopedia of the medicinal plants of the Amazon. It is the first encylopedia of indigenous knowledge written by shamans of the Amazon ever produced.

Amazonian Indigenous Peoples Reject Ecuador's Plans for New Oil Tender

Amazonian Indigenous Peoples Reject EcuadorRepresentatives of six indigenous nationalities traveled from their Amazonian communities to Quito this morning to reject plans by the new government of Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno to auction off oil blocks that overlap their titled rainforest territories.