Natural Medicine

Natural MedicineHundreds of years ago, Native Americans living along the Mississippi River bluffs relied on available herbs as medicine. Today, many of those native plants are endangered or threatened, but the C.H. Nash Museum at Chucalissa is making an effort to conserve traditional herbs.

More Details of Sacred White Calf Slaughter, Locals Push for Hate Crime Status

More Details of Sacred White Calf Slaughter, Locals Push for Hate Crime StatusAs the killing of the rare white buffalo calf in Texas is becoming a national news story, more details are emerging about the circumstanceís of White Medicine Cloudís death, and that of the sacred animalís mother.

Native sweat lodge destroyed by vandals

Native sweat lodge destroyed by vandalsIn what is believed to be an act of vandalism, the Fort Erie Native Friendship Centreís sacred purification lodge has been destroyed.

Report: Global Biodiversity Down 30 Percent in 40 Years

Report: Global Biodiversity Down 30 Percent in 40 YearsThe world's biodiversity is down 30 percent since the 1970s, according to a new report, with tropical species taking the biggest hit. And if humanity continues as it has been, the picture could get bleaker.

Mayan prophecy: The world wonít end, as a newfound calendar goes on and on and on

Mayan prophecy: The world wonít end, as a newfound calendar goes on and on and onIn a striking find, archaeologists in Guatemala report the discovery of a small building whose walls display not only a stunningly preserved mural of a brightly adorned Mayan king, but also calendars that destroy any notion that the Mayans predicted the end of the world in 2012.