Arizona Tribes Talk Significance of Solar Eclipse
Seven years old and lounging in a tree listening to the radio, Baje Whitethorne Sr. wasn't aware of the lesson he was about to learn.
His grandfather called him down from the tree, saying it was time to go inside their home on the Navajo reservation and wait while the sun died and was reborn. There was going to be a solar eclipse.
Hundreds of years ago, Native Americans living along the Mississippi River bluffs relied on available herbs as medicine. Today, many of those native plants are endangered or threatened, but the C.H. Nash Museum at Chucalissa is making an effort to conserve traditional herbs.More Details of Sacred White Calf Slaughter, Locals Push for Hate Crime Status
As the killing of the rare white buffalo calf in Texas is becoming a national news story, more details are emerging about the circumstanceís of White Medicine Cloudís death, and that of the sacred animalís mother.
In what is believed to be an act of vandalism, the Fort Erie Native Friendship Centreís sacred purification lodge has been destroyed.Report: Global Biodiversity Down 30 Percent in 40 Years
The world's biodiversity is down 30 percent since the 1970s, according to a new report, with tropical species taking the biggest hit. And if humanity continues as it has been, the picture could get bleaker.