New Indigenous Healing Room Creates Healthy Balance
In 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
The 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.Brazilian Experts Blast US Academics’ Call for Uncontacted Tribes to Be Forcibly Contacted
The Brazilian government’s Indigenous Affairs Department (FUNAI) has severely criticized the authors of a controversial editorial in Science magazine who called for forced contact with uncontacted tribes.Indigenous Women Seek Legal Protection for Cultural Heritage
Weavers of traditional ancestral designs argue the Guatemalan government has a responsibility to protect their Mayan culture from outside exploitation.Navajo Nation Supports Cultural Items Bill
The Navajo Nation has thrown its support behind legislation that would strengthen a federal law that prohibits exporting Native American sacred and traditional items.