In Hebrew's revival, a Nordic people see hope

In HebrewNorway's Sami people, an indigenous community with roots as reindeer herders in the northern reaches of Scandinavia and Russia, are looking south to Israel for help preserving their fading native language.

Sweat with a purpose

Sweat with a purposeThe steam felt like a hot iron rolling down my back and I slowly started lowering my head toward the cool ground.
“Ho, Grandfathers”, someone said in the darkness as the sputtering sound of cold water hitting the crimson stones continued. Then unexpectedly, I smiled to myself, and silently repeated, “Ho, Grandfathers.”

Native American Elder Wisdom: Two Moon Legend

Native American Elder Wisdom: Two Moon LegendLegend and ancient indigenous wisdom say the object in the sky that we identify as “The moon,” or “a dead planet,” is First Earth.
According to my indigenous Elders, First Earth had everything this earth has: Birds, butterflies, children, trees, fish. “Then two “’Thinkings’ came. Nobody knows from where. One ‘Thinking’ said: ‘This (First Earth) is a beautiful place. It is mine. I will use it to keep myself happy.’” The other ‘Thinking’ said: “No. You must not use. Many generations of children coming. Must save for them.”

Peru’s Uncontacted Amazon Tribes Exploited as ‘Human Safaris’ Says Survival International

Peru’s Uncontacted Amazon Tribes Exploited as ‘Human Safaris’ Says Survival InternationalPeru’s uncontacted Mashco-Piro tribe is facing the very real threat of being exploited by ‘human safaris’, according to British newspaper The Observer.

Infertility: Reason men should not abuse herbs

Infertility: Reason men should not abuse herbsCan increasing cases of male infertility be due to use of herbs in the treatment of ailments in the community? The use of herbs for treatment of diseases in many cultures dates back to ages, but as it is with orthodox medicines, some herbs are better avoided by men of reproductive age because of their effect on sperm production.