Religious Ceremonies of the Caddo Tribe

Religious Ceremonies of the Caddo TribeThe Caddo are a Native American tribe whose homeland covers parts of Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Louisiana. Caddo culture thrived between C.E. 700 until the late 17th century when diseases from European settlers decimated Caddo populations. The Caddo observed many religious and spiritual ceremonies that aligned with the seasons and natural events throughout the year.

From running a go-kart track in Greenwich to fighting oil giants in the Amazon: The 49-year-old Brit

From running a go-kart track in Greenwich to fighting oil giants in the Amazon: The 49-year-old BritA British woman is fighting to save a South American rainforest from an oil company after marrying the leader of the local tribe.
Mari Muench, a mother-of-one from south London, met Patricio Jipa, a Kichwa tribe shaman, during a trip to Ecuador in 2008 where he wooed her with a poisonous frog.

Meteorite hits Russia, What one Navajo Medicine man said

Meteorite hits Russia, What one Navajo Medicine man saidYou only see things like this on television, but for Russians in the rural mountains of Moscow were hit with a surprise when an asteroid hit them unexpectedly.

Indigenous Amazon tribe endangered by dam construction

Indigenous Amazon tribe endangered by dam constructionThe Kayapó tribe is an indigenous community currently residing in Brazil’s tropical rainforest around the tributaries of the Xingu River. Recently Dilma Vana Rousseff, Brazil's president, authorized the construction of a dam that will not only wipe out the rainforest, but will destroy the lives of the Kayapó people.

Christianity influencing biodiversity in the Amazon, Stanford scientists find

Christianity influencing biodiversity in the Amazon, Stanford scientists findReligious missionaries have been transforming the belief systems of indigenous peoples deep within the Amazon since the 1700s, but the outsiders might be influencing more than just prayer. Research by Stanford biologists suggests that the introduction of Western religions is altering the biodiversity in the region.