Alternative medicine is fine if the spice is right
Ibrahim Saleh would be the first to admit that there was time when he was not the most popular of men.
His services were much in demand. Young Emirati boys, sent as household messengers, might arrive at any hour of the day or night.
An archaeologist says he found the oldest piece of rock art in Australia and one of the oldest in the world: an Aboriginal work created 28,000 years ago in an Outback cave.
The dating of one of the thousands of images in the Northern Territory rock shelter known as Nawarla Gabarnmang will be published in the next edition of the Journal of Archaeological Science.
He's a self-proclaimed medicine man who calls himself Laughing Bear Ė but his shaman rivals are far from amused.
Karys Woodcock, 65, who is legally changing his name to LBear, was raised in England. He says his father had Crow Indian heritage, which entitles him to be a shaman Ė a spiritual healer or medicine man.
The Wolf Spirit Trading Post at 817 14th St. S. in Fargo isnít your typical brick-and-mortar business.
Then again, Wolf Pierce isnít your typical business owner. As he sees it, the creation of the American Indian products he makes is spiritual.
Stone Age artists were painting red disks, handprints, clublike symbols and geometric patterns on European cave walls long before previously thought, in some cases more than 40,000 years ago, scientists reported on Thursday, after completing more reliable dating tests that raised a possibility that Neanderthals were the artists.