New “sun worship” sites found at Stonehenge
Archeologists have discovered two new pits at the mysterious Stonehenge site that shed potential light on its ritual use. The pits are aligned in a celestial pattern, suggesting that they could have been used for sunrise and sunset rituals; the pits pre-date the construction of the famous rock formations more than 5,000 years ago.Sangoma launches unique dice to help choose lucky numbers
A South African Sangoma has developed a unique, 50-sided dice used to seek assistance from ancestors in choosing lucky numbers for lotteries and games.
Sangoma Dice(tm) was conceived by healer and Sangoma, n'wamdun'wazi (Mjaji Flora Hlungwani) from Josefa, a rural African village in far northern Limpopo province.
A hit squad of some 40 masked gunmen on November 18 executed a cacique or traditional leader of Brazil’s Kaiowa-Guarani people. Nísio Gomes, 59, was shot down in front of his community, on disputed lands near the Paraguayan border in Mato Grosso do Sul state.
AHWA Gretek breaks out a big smile, her teeth jutting from her jaw like dark crimson stalagmites, weathered and stained from decades of chewing the mildly narcotic betel nut.
Aged somewhere ''between 50 and 60'', Ahwa - a dukun bayi, or traditional birthing attendant - is sitting beside Nur Hayati, stroking the expectant mother's hands, chuckling as she relays her advice.
A non-governmental group on Tuesday released new pictures of an Indian tribe living in isolation in the Brazilian Amazon and warned that they are threatened by the return of illegal gold miners on their territory.