Pungeo Festival, the Boat People's Lunar New Year Celebration

Pungeo Festival, the Boat PeopleHere is Taean, in South Chungcheong Province, by the West Sea.
The Hwangdo Village is starting their Lunar New Year with Pungeo[풍어] Festival.
The Pungeo Festival is held to wish for a year of good fishing.
They've slaughtered a cow early in the morning, and the entire village is busy preparing the offerings.

Centuries of Aboriginal stories find home in Manitoban anthology

Centuries of Aboriginal stories find home in Manitoban anthologyManitowapow: Aboriginal Writings from the Land of Water is a anthology of Indigenous Manitoban writings that weaves the past to the present through lush storytelling, poetry, speeches and works of non-fiction.
SCENE, being the apropos site that we are, asked editor and contributor Warren Cariou to provide some insight as to how Manitowapow came to fruition.

18-Mile Crack Seen by NASA in Antarctic Glacier

18-Mile Crack Seen by NASA in Antarctic GlacierAntarctica is so vast that the pictures give you no sense of scale. The pencil-thin line across the satellite image of Pine Island Glacier (above) is actually more than 18 miles long, 800 feet across in places, and 180 feet deep.

Isolated Peru tribe makes uncomfortable contact

Isolated Peru tribe makes uncomfortable contactPeruvian authorities say they are struggling to keep outsiders away from a clan of previously isolated Amazon Indians who began appearing on the banks of a jungle river popular with environmental tourists last year.

Research identifies health benefits from participation in drumming circles

Research identifies health benefits from participation in drumming circlesDrumming is as ancient as man. This art form has become simply a form of entertainment in some cultures, while serving as a path to healing in others.
One form of utilizing drums as a strategy in reclaiming and maintaining physical and mental health is the drumming circle found in indigenous cultures.