Psychic storm over shaman fees

Psychic storm over shaman feesHe's a self-proclaimed medicine man who calls himself Laughing Bear Ė but his shaman rivals are far from amused.
Karys Woodcock, 65, who is legally changing his name to LBear, was raised in England. He says his father had Crow Indian heritage, which entitles him to be a shaman Ė a spiritual healer or medicine man.

Fargo man leaves old life to create products from Native heritage

Fargo man leaves old life to create products from Native heritageThe Wolf Spirit Trading Post at 817 14th St. S. in Fargo isnít your typical brick-and-mortar business.
Then again, Wolf Pierce isnít your typical business owner. As he sees it, the creation of the American Indian products he makes is spiritual.

With Science, New Portrait of the Cave Artist

With Science, New Portrait of the Cave ArtistStone Age artists were painting red disks, handprints, clublike symbols and geometric patterns on European cave walls long before previously thought, in some cases more than 40,000 years ago, scientists reported on Thursday, after completing more reliable dating tests that raised a possibility that Neanderthals were the artists.

From Outer to Inner Space: Former NASA engineer talks of journey to faith healing

From Outer to Inner Space: Former NASA engineer talks of journey to faith healingAs Rosamaria Machado hurried out the door of her Samsula home on the morning of June 26, 2002, she received a phone call that her mother had passed away -- just three months after being diagnosed with breast cancer.

A Lost Suitcase and a Spiritual Journey

A Lost Suitcase and a Spiritual JourneyWhen the airline lost my suitcase on a recent trip to visit my son in Peru, I was desperate to get it back. After hours of frantic conversations on the phone, frustration, and eventual resignation, I walked into town to buy the basics: a shirt, a pair of pants, shoes, and some mascara.