Hurricane Sandy: Tribes Pull Together as Monster Storm Takes Aim

Hurricane Sandy: Tribes Pull Together as Monster Storm Takes AimHurricane Sandy took aim at northeastern Turtle Island on Monday morning, promising a deadly mix of snow, wind, rain and high tides spurred on by a full moon.

Abraham Anghik Ruben, ‘the intermediary’: Sculptor carves Inuit legends of his heritage

Abraham Anghik Ruben, ‘the intermediary’: Sculptor carves Inuit legends of his heritageHer face is tucked under a solid wave inside a whalebone. She is Sedna, the sea goddess who lives in the cold waters of the Arctic, where she is feared and revered by hunters and those traveling on the sea ice. It is said that when she is angered, she causes famine by withholding sea animals from hunters and whalers.

Archaeologists unearth 'unparalleled' pre-Christian temple in Norway

Archaeologists unearth A fascinating discovery is shedding light upon pre-Christian Scandinavian religion and early Christian inroads into Norway. In the Norwegian press, this highly important find is being called "unparalleled," "first of its kind" and "unique," said to have been "deliberately and carefully hidden" - from invading and destructive Christians.

Tribe says federal eagle feather policy singles out Lumbees

Tribe says federal eagle feather policy singles out LumbeesMembers of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina said they are outraged to hear that the U.S. Department of Justice has implemented a policy that makes it illegal for them - and all other members of nonfederally recognized tribes - to carry eagle feathers.

Sangoma sick note valid - court

Sangoma sick note valid - courtJohannesburg - A woman who was “badly tormented by her ancestors” had to be reinstated to her post, even if she took a month's leave without her employer's permission, the Labour Appeal Court has ruled.