New Taipei hosts 'urban' aboriginal harvest festival

New Taipei hosts Taipei, Sept. 18 (CNA) Some 2,500 indigenous people in traditional aboriginal costumes celebrated their most important festival of the year in an urban setting in New Taipei Sunday rather in their more remote villages to thank the

Faith healer Mali celebrates award

Faith healer Mali celebrates awardWELL-KNOWN faith healer Nomthunzi "Mangconde" Mali and three other nominees were recognised for their community work when they received ecumenical awards at a ceremony on Wednesday night.

Peace Pipe Passed

Peace Pipe PassedKaryn Cissill of Palm Dessert, Calif., sixth generation grandchild to Chief Sleepy Eye, was in attendance to pass on the pipe to the Sleepy Eye Area Historical Society.
Karyn is the last of Chief Sleepy Eye’s lineage.
Bryan Jon Maciewski, an Ojibwa Native American Spiritual Leader from Cloquet, lead the ceremony with prayers as the sacred pipe was lit and smoked in Native American tradition.

Release Peter Aziz

Release Peter AzizShaman Peter Aziz age 51, was recently jailed for 15 months for supplying Ayahuasca to his patients. The main compound found in this visionary healing drink is DMT. This compound is listed as a Class A drug. However every single person on this planet takes that drug every night when they go to sleep.

WikiLeaks cable lays into Mswati

WikiLeaks cable lays into MswatiWhistle-blower website WikiLeaks published several secret dispatches from the US embassy in Mbabane, which describe palace intrigues, ranging from royal infighting to a tantrum by Libya's Muammar Gaddafi over a plane ticket.
The hits to the high-living 43-year-old monarch come in the same week in which protestors staged a week of marches to denounce his autocratic rule, and protest the collapse of the economy.