Corn rich in variety
Itís fair time ó After showing your livestock itís unusual food time ó mostly fried, like Twinkies and funnel cakes. A newie lately is bacon dipped in chocolate.
Still, the one food that most of us have at the fair (as well as at home) is ó corn on the cob covered with melted butter and whatever else is available.
The multistripe Hudsonís Bay point blanket (also referred to as the Glacier National Park Blanket and the Chief Blanket) follows a very simple aesthetic pattern: green stripe, red stripe, yellow stripe and indigo stripe on a white background, mirrored on the top and bottom of each blanket. Lately, that recognizable motif has adorned a number of items from travel mugs to boots to Swiss Army knives to snow boards. The versatility of the pattern is a testament to the endurance of that basic color combination.Old growth, old ways: 'Healing totem' carved from western red cedar makes its way east
A 20-foot-tall healing totem pole loaded on an open flat-bed truck passed through North Dakota this week, receiving blessings from Indian tribes as it makes its way from the West Coast to permanent display near Washington, D.C.Tribe turns to tradition to combat suicide
It began inside a jail cell, where a young man hanged himself.
What followed was a cascade of death that threatened to engulf the Wind River Indian Reservation.
During August and September of 1985, nine young people killed themselves. Most were Northern Arapahos.
In Tumbang Saan, a village of huts built on stilts in Borneoís vast rainforest, village elder Udatn had a problem.
Heís a spiritual leader in Kaharingan, one of a number of names for the ancestor-worshipping, spirit-divining religion of Borneoís indigenous forest people, the Dayak.