For Barry Beaver, the sweat lodge at Three Rivers in Manteca was part of his daily purification and prayer rituals.
A Choctaw, the Oklahoma native was one of the early clients at the alcohol- and drug-treatment facility for Native Americans on North Union Road who took advantage of the sweat lodge on a daily basis.
OTTAWA - More than 500 people jammed the ballroom of Ottawa's Chateau Laurier Hotel for the first annual National Aboriginal Prayer Breakfast June 21.Ancient Carving Of Roman God's Head Discovered In English Garbage Dum
An 1,800-year-old stone carving of what may be the head of a Roman god was recently found in an ancient garbage dump, British archaeologists announced today (July 3). An undergraduate student at Durham University discovered the largely intact head during an archaeological dig at the Binchester Roman Fort, a major Roman Empire fort built around A.D. 100 in northeastern England's County Durham.First Unlooted Royal Tomb of Its Kind Unearthed in Peru
It was a stunning discovery: the first unlooted imperial tomb of the Wari, the ancient civilization that built South America's earliest empire between 700 and 1000 A.D. Yet it wasn't happiness that Milosz Giersz felt when he first glimpsed gold in the dim recesses of the burial chamber in northern Peru.Brazilian Tribe Re-Occupies Farm after Deadly Clash
The Terena indigenous group says the ranch, which belongs to a local politician, lies on their ancestral land, BBC reported Saturday.
On Thursday one of their members was shot as police evicted the group from the site, which it had occupied for two weeks.