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.
Tribal Art and Traditions can be weird and wonderful. From the Long Neck Tribe of Burma to the beautiful energy and color of the dancing Wodaabe Fulani tribesmen of Southern Niger. Including Neck Rings, Lip Plates Nose Plugs and Exotic Makeup.
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.
This interview was done in 2015, when I visited Felix Padel, famous anthropologist and the great-great grandson of Charles Darwin, in Odisha
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.
Cleanse your soul and connect to Mother Earth in a pure and organic way. Participate in a Native American sweat lodge ceremony.
In the folklore and mythology of every culture there have been stories and legends of giants. Were the myths based on facts or were the facts exaggerated into mythological legends over time?
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.
Lore and tales of mead, honey, and wassailing in the Germanic cultures of the Germans, Norse, Anglo-Saxons, and English.
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.
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.
A lost tribe was discovered in 1971 living deep in a Philippine rainforest and the story became an international sensation.
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.