Sweat with a purpose
The steam felt like a hot iron rolling down my back and I slowly started lowering my head toward the cool ground.
“Ho, Grandfathers”, someone said in the darkness as the sputtering sound of cold water hitting the crimson stones continued. Then unexpectedly, I smiled to myself, and silently repeated, “Ho, Grandfathers.”
Legend and ancient indigenous wisdom say the object in the sky that we identify as “The moon,” or “a dead planet,” is First Earth.
According to my indigenous Elders, First Earth had everything this earth has: Birds, butterflies, children, trees, fish. “Then two “’Thinkings’ came. Nobody knows from where. One ‘Thinking’ said: ‘This (First Earth) is a beautiful place. It is mine. I will use it to keep myself happy.’” The other ‘Thinking’ said: “No. You must not use. Many generations of children coming. Must save for them.”
Peru’s uncontacted Mashco-Piro tribe is facing the very real threat of being exploited by ‘human safaris’, according to British newspaper The Observer.Infertility: Reason men should not abuse herbs
Can increasing cases of male infertility be due to use of herbs in the treatment of ailments in the community? The use of herbs for treatment of diseases in many cultures dates back to ages, but as it is with orthodox medicines, some herbs are better avoided by men of reproductive age because of their effect on sperm production.Wandering medicine man deals in cures and hope
EVERY day, at an age when most men are curled up in their armchairs, full of sleep, Omkar Nath travels more than 10 kilometres by foot and by bus all over Delhi, begging people to give him their unused or surplus medicines so that he can distribute them to poor Indians.