Have you ever noticed the rabbit in the moon? Are you familiar with the Moon Rabbit, or Jade Rabbit as it's sometimes called? "The Moon Rabbit In Legend and Culture" is dedicated to that big bunny pounding away in its pestle!
Some ancestors of Granny Women in Appalachian regions come from Ireland, Scotland,and Wales. Let's step through a door to the past and take a look at some of their ancient healing practices...
Life in rural Honduras is hard. The people are poor by monetary standards, but they accept their lot stoically as the traditional way of life handed down to them from many past generations.
Ghana has myths ingrained in its society and directs the way of life and behavior of its people. Some of these myths have evidence to back them up and serve as sacred and tourist attraction sites.
This interview was done in 2015, when I visited Felix Padel, famous anthropologist and the great-great grandson of Charles Darwin, in Odisha
Lore and tales of mead, honey, and wassailing in the Germanic cultures of the Germans, Norse, Anglo-Saxons, and English.
The art of traditional tattooing nearly died out among the Hawaiians. But it has been reborn. Join me on a journey through the history of tattooing and my quest to receive a tattoo from Keli'i Makua.
A lost tribe was discovered in 1971 living deep in a Philippine rainforest and the story became an international sensation.
The pine is a genus of tree which has meanings and symbolism all around the world. Cultural and religious meanings of the pine tree and various facts about the great pine.
The Guna are native people who live in Panama and Colombia. They are at risk of loosing their land to rising sea levels. Directly related to the Caribs, from which the name Caribbean derives, they are one of the few matriarchal society in existence today. This article is about them.
So much faith and perfection is put into these ceremonies that even one slip of the tongue in a recitation, one omission of a word, one stumble in a dance, can discredit the performer and bring misfortune for the entire village and a failed crop for the year.
Described in "The Silva Gadelicia", there is an obscure musical instrument, favoured by the Aos Sí and master musicians of Ireland past. With various descriptions, what actually was it? In this article, I attempt to find out.
An Update: Romani and Domari people, who are pejoratively referred to as 'gypsies', are itinerant populations found worldwide. Together they number approximately 20 million and are mainly found throughout Europe, the Middle-East and the Americas, for years discriminated against. This is their story.
Death can be a celebration of life, or a means to help the soul pass. Everyone has their own way to deal with grief. This article explores how cultures around the world handle death.