Health Centres Embrace Sweat Lodges to Help Indigenous Patients

Health Centres Embrace Sweat Lodges to Help Indigenous PatientsOntarios minister of indigenous relations and reconciliation, says the province committed $250-million over a three-year period to bolster programs such as indigenous-oriented health care.

Dispute Turns Deadly as Indigenous Brazilians Try to 'Retake' Ancestral Land

Dispute Turns Deadly as Indigenous Brazilians Try to In a feud that dates back decades, indigenous people seize private property they claim as their ancestral lands and farmers respond with deadly violence.

Scientists Compile List of Known Amazon Tree Species, Could Take Three Centuries to Find

Scientists Compile List of Known Amazon Tree Species, Could Take Three Centuries to Find No one had ever actually counted up all of the species we already know about, however, so many of those same scientists, led by Hans ter Steege at the Naturalis Biodiversity Center in the Netherlands, went ahead and did so earlier this year.

New Indigenous Healing Room Creates Healthy Balance

New Indigenous Healing Room Creates Healthy BalanceIn the newly opened Mamawi indigenous healing room on the sixth floor of the Kingston General Hospital, aboriginal patient navigator Dionne Nolan lit a bundle of sage and demonstrated a smudging ceremony.

12,000-Year-Old Grave of Female Shaman Found in Israel

12,000-Year-Old Grave of Female Shaman Found in IsraelThe prehistoric grave of a female shaman, dated to around 12,000 years in the past and uncovered in the northern Israeli region known as Galilee, has yielded a treasure trove of artifacts.