Mayan prophecy: The world won’t end, as a newfound calendar goes on and on and on

Mayan prophecy: The world won’t 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.

The legacy of Lightning Medicine Cloud will live on

The legacy of Lightning Medicine Cloud will live onGREENVILLE - It was scheduled to be a ceremony honoring the birth of a sacred white buffalo. But this weekend’s Native American Powwow will instead serve as a memorial for Lightning Medicine Cloud, who, along with his mother, were found dead last week.

Sacred White Buffalo ‘Lightning Medicine Cloud’ Killed And Skinned

Sacred White Buffalo ‘Lightning Medicine Cloud’ Killed And SkinnedLightning Medicine Cloud, a rare non-albino white buffalo, was discovered killed and skinned at Lakota Ranch in Greenville, Texas.
The white male buffalo calf was considered scared to some local Native Americans. The chance a buffalo will be born white is said to be 1 in 10 million, Fox News reported.

Private collection of Native American art, culture opens at UA history center

Private collection of Native American art, culture opens at UA history centerIt once held an esteemed position in the living room of the Bath Township home of Jim and Vanita Oelschlager.
When their grandkids first saw it some 10 or 12 years ago, Vanita Oelschlager said, they were downright frightened by it.

Peru’s Takiwasi Center Uses Medicinal Plants to Treat Addiction

Peru’s Takiwasi Center Uses Medicinal Plants to Treat AddictionDarkness closes around a circle of white-clothed figures seated in a thatch-roofed building in the Peruvian jungle. One by one, they kneel and drink a cup of liquid proffered by a gray-haired man seated on a low stool under a religious icon.