Australian schools reintroduce Aboriginal skills
Australian police in central Queensland have turned to Aboriginal culture to help solve some modern day problems. They've developed a program which encourages indigenous boys to re-connect with their traditional culture. The program is proving so successful it's now being expanded to other areas.>>>Nebraska center will focus on Pawnee culture
DANNEBROG - Many of the pieces of art at the Pawnee Arts Building here look like traditional Native American works, maybe artifacts.
At least, that is, until you look closer. On those medicine boxes are gas cans and people in classic cars. There's a painting of Native Americans hunting buffalo - while riding Indian motorcycles.>>>
ON Saturday, Blacktown residents will get the chance to see an incredible performance that celebrates the Darug people.
Accompanied by percussion and guitar, Karen Smith will share and celebrate the stories of her Aboriginal ancestors, their legacy and the place they hold in Australia’s early colonial history and the present. >>>
Caroline Aya was playing in front of her house in January when a neighbor put a cloth over her mouth and fled with her.
A couple of days later, the 8-year-old's body was found a short walk away – with her tongue cut out. Police believe she was offered up as a human sacrifice in a ritual killing, thought to bring wealth or health.>>>
EVEN though traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) physicians are not allowed to practise Western medicine or prescribe Western medication, people can draw on the wisdom and knowledge of both the Western and TCM systems of medicine to improve their health, said TCM practitioner Hong Hai.
"Both systems have much to offer... We should avail ourselves of the best of both systems for preventative health maintenance," said Professor Hong, who also teaches international business at Nanyang Business School.>>>