Benefit Fundraiser for Auntie Nahi Guzman
Auntie Nahi Guzman has touched many hearts from around the world with her spirit of Aloha, sharing her wisdom and knowledge of unconditional love. She has been recently diagnosed with terminal cancer.
As a Kapuna, Reverend, Kumu, Shaman and Medicine woman she has both taught and healed many in the ancient practices of Hawaiian and North American Indian traditions, including lomi lomi, Ho’oponono, shamanism and the ancient Hawaiian Huna traditions. Raised on Maui, Nahi started doing healing work at the age of 4 learning from her grandmother, Ambrosia, her first teacher. She has been a pillar of the Hawaiian community for the past 30 years.
It was a no-cost chance to learn about the culture, religion, and communication of the Hmong people, as well as how the Hmong community approaches health care and end-of-life issues. The bring-your-own-lunch workshop took place June 25 at HospiceCare, Inc. and featured speakers Leon Bernido and Charles Vue. The presenters reviewed the history of the Hmong people, discussed values and beliefs Hmong people hold regarding health, and shared personal insights on how Hmong people view death and dying.'Virginity test' helps free 3 in Vietnam rape case
HANOI, Vietnam — An acupuncturist who claims she can detect a man's virginity based on a small dot on the ear has become a minor celebrity in Vietnam, where she is credited with helping to free three convicted rapists from prison.
Traditional medicine practitioner Pham Thi Hong started lobbying for the men's release, pleading their case all the way to the president, because she believes all three men are virgins and therefore could not be guilty of rape.
Fort Union Trading Post NHS began its second year of cultural programs this past week, June 23 & 24, 2010. Assiniboine students and instructors from Frazer Montana participated in the language and cultural program by introducing visitors to the Assiniboine cultureNative American explains living with the land
WILLIAMSTOWN -- Several local students spent their first few hours of summer vacation at the David and Joyce Milne Public Library learning about Native American culture on Wednesday afternoon.
Whether it was learning how to set up a teepee or keeping rhythm on a drum, children got to hear and observe how Native Americans live with the land.