Oklahoma hospital invokes Native American healing arts

Oklahoma hospital invokes Native American healing artsADA, Oklahoma — Nestled amid green fields and stream-filled woodlands, a new hospital opened by the Chickasaw Nation blends sacred Native American healing traditions with cutting-edge medicine.

It is one of a growing number of medical centers in the United States that recognize healing is about more than just drugs and IV drips.

The Seoul cafe served tea, cake and fortunes.

The Seoul cafe served tea, cake and fortunes."I will work in publishing or translation, and marry an accountant in six years," said the woman in her early twenties, seated in a Seoul cafe.

"We will have one son," she added, totally serious.

She was far from alone. The trendy cafe in downtown Seoul filled with antique tables and pastel-toned decorations was crowded with others who, like her, had come to find out what the future may hold for them.

Charges dropped against Colombian medicine man

Charges dropped against Colombian medicine manMan was arrested at Bush airport with ceremonial 'ancestral medicine'

Federal authorities have dismissed charges against a Colombian medicine man detained at a Houston airport with vials of a potent hallucinogen.

Angela Dodge, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney's Office in Houston, said Tuesday that the felony charge against Juan Agreda-Chindoy, 42, was dismissed "in the interest of justice."

Barack Obama names Sitting Bull as inspirational American in new children's book Read more: http://

Barack Obama names Sitting Bull as inspirational American in new childrenPresident Barack Obama faces another 'shellacking' from sections of the American public after lionising a controversial character in his new children's book.

Of Thee I Sing: A Letter To My Daughers features the stories of 13 inspirational characters, chief among them Native American, Sitting Bull.

President Obama's book, which hit the shelves today, describes the man who united tribes against American troops as: 'A Sioux medicine man who healed broken hearts and broken promises.'

Paraguay suspends British expedition into ‘Gran Chaco'

Paraguay suspends British expedition into ‘Gran ChacoIn the wake of protests against British Natural History Museum’s (NHM) expedition into a remote region in Paraguay, as the contact might disturb the 'un-contacted' aboriginal people’s lifestyle and health, the Paraguayan government Monday suspended the expedition.

According to a government statement, the trip has been suspended until Paraguayan environmental ministry further consults with indigenous tribes’ representatives.