Choctaws return to Moundville for NAGPRA conference

Choctaws return to Moundville for NAGPRA conferenceAll stood as the four flags were carried through the room, history was made as the colors of the United States, the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, the Mississippi Band of Choctaw and the Jena Band of Choctaw Indians were posted together for the first time. The NAGPRA Consultation Conference in Moundville, Ala., May 19-21, opened lines of communication between tribes, archaeologists, anthropologists and caretakers of historical landscapes with an interest in the Choctaw people and their history.

2010 FIFA World Cup: South Africa Looks To the Spirit World To Help Their Squad

2010 FIFA World Cup: South Africa Looks To the Spirit World To Help Their SquadThere's a sangoma on the front page of the Johannesburg Star today, leaping in the air outside Soccer City, the venue for the World Cup final on July 11.
All twirly bits, loin cloth and head band, this is the kind of guy Europeans and Americans take one look at—and run the other way.

Public invited to aboriginal healing day

Public invited to aboriginal healing dayCanada's National Day of Healing and Reconciliation begins with a pipe ceremony and the lighting of a sacred fire at The Forks. Several events are planned in honour of residential school survivors and in recognition of Australia's National Sorry Day.

Ox sacrificed to bless Cup stadiums

Ox sacrificed to bless Cup stadiumsAn ox was slaughtered at South Africa's Soccer City stadium on Tuesday to bless the country's stadiums for the Fifa World Cup.

Xhosa warrior, Zakhele Sigcawu, 70, of the Tshawe clan, speared the ox in the back of its neck, between its horns.

"He is a specialist in doing this," said Zolani Mkiva, president and

Hobbema kids ask, 'Do you see me?'

Hobbema kids ask, Images of First Nation outside Edmonton send positive message about community.
Railroad tracks cutting through stark, white snow.

A lodge in the middle of prairie with a brilliant blue sky background.

A colourful "welcome" road sign on the edge of a winter field.

These are some of the pictures that a group of Hobbema students