The Red Road Is the Right Path

The Red Road Is the Right PathThe physical scars from two head-on car collisions are no longer the first thing you notice when you meet him. You first take note of the keen sense of humor he uses to manage the numerous volunteers working at his council’s sobriety pow wow. He is clad in jeans, a gustoweh (a northeast woodlands traditional headdress) of hawk feathers, and one of his several exquisitely tailored ribbon shirts. When asked about the scars, though, he says, “Actually, you could discover scars all over my entire body.” And then he laughs.

Lakota Tribes "Refuse to Cooperate" With Tar Sands Proponents

Lakota Tribes "Refuse to Cooperate" With Tar Sands ProponentsThe Keystone XL pipeline and a message from indigenous resistance.

As people gather to protest the greed and corruption of Wall Street in downtown Manhattan and throughout the world, the territories of indigenous peoples and nations have been the front lines of this conflict for a long, long, time.

Indigenous ceremonies help to empower women in their search for a Spiritual life

Indigenous ceremonies help to empower women in their search for a Spiritual lifeHua Anwa was a typical American girl with dedicated, loving parents. Raised in a strictly Catholic home, she was drawn to the ceremonial trappings each service offered. But there was something missing in her spiritual life, and in her late teens she set out to find it.
Her studies took her on a long journey through metaphysics, Eastern religions, Pagan and Wiccan practices.

A Spiritual Tourist in Peru

A Spiritual Tourist in PeruMore travelers seeking a vacation that gives them a spiritual boost are making pilgrimages to holy Incan sites and spending time with shamans in the magical mountains of Peru.
In the past two years spiritual tourism has boomed in the South American country, according to guides and tour operators in the region outside of the World Heritage site, Machu Picchu, the lost city of the Incans.

Sangoma's house set alight

SangomaA group of Gugulethu residents burnt a house belonging to a female sangoma who stayed in the same yard with an alleged child killer in the Cape Town township, police said.Firefighters arrived around noon on Wednesday and extinguished the fire after the house was badly damaged, spokesman Warrant Officer November Filander said.