Spurlock: 100 years of 40,000 artifacts
Suspended in the entryway of the University of Illinois’ own Spurlock Museum, these words tell the story of what the museum is trying to accomplish 100 years after it originally opened on the top floor of Lincoln Hall.Nepalese woman accused of witchcraft and burned alive
Kathmandu, Nepal (CNN) -- A 40-year-old mother of two was burned alive in central Nepal after she was accused of being a witch, police said Saturday.
Dhegani Mahato was attacked and set on fire by family members and others after a shaman allegedly accused her of casting a spell to make one of her relatives sick, Police Officer Hira Mani Baral said.
The Navajo call them Doko’oo’sliid, or “Shining On Top.” To the Hopi, the peaks are Nuvatukaovi, or “The Place of Snow on the Very Top.” Whatever name they bear, the San Francisco Peaks are sacred to no less than 13 tribes. So Thursday’s decision by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to allow Arizona Snowbowl to make artificial snow out of wastewater is a serious blow to Native American religious beliefs.Traditional healers soar at 1,683
Bhutan has more traditional healers than doctors, nurses, health assistants, drungtshos and menpas all put together.
Records with the health ministry show that there are 1,683 traditional healers across country against the 1,593 “modern” healers.
The European Union Chamber of Commerce in Korea held a special event last week by inviting Korean shamans to wish for good luck for its member companies this year.