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Davi Yanomami receives 2019's “Alternative Nobel Prize” 5.12.2019 Survival International
Davi Yanomami holds the Right Livelihood award © Right Livelihood Foundation Renowned Yanomami shaman Davi Kopenawa, the “Dalai Lama of the Rainforest,” received this year’s Right Livelihood Award , known as the “Alternative Nobel Prize” this Wednesday (Dec 4th). The ceremony took place in Stockholm and was the final event of a 10-day long programme of celebrations in Germany, Switzerland and Sweden. Davi led his people’s 20-year campaign to protect their Amazonian territory. Combined with the Yanomami territory in Venezuela, it is the largest area of rainforest under indigenous control anywhere in the world. Davi Yanomami speaking at the award ceremony © Right Livelihood Foundation Davi leaving the stage after his speech at the award ceremony © Right Livelihood Foundation Davi is the President of Hutukara, the Yanomami organization, who share the award with him. He first travelled outside Brazil in 1989, when Survival International, which won that year’s Right Livelihood Award, invited him to Europe to ...
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Davi Yanomami, the “Dalai Lama of the Rainforest,” wins “Alternative Nobel Prize” 25.9.2019 Survival International
Davi Yanomami, who has won this year’s Right Livelihood Award © Fiona Watson/Survival Renowned Yanomami shaman Davi Kopenawa, the “Dalai Lama of the Rainforest,” has won this year’s Right Livelihood Award , known as the “Alternative Nobel Prize.” Davi led his people’s 20-year campaign to protect their Amazonian territory. Combined with the Yanomami territory in Venezuela, it is the largest area of rainforest under indigenous control anywhere in the world. Davi is the President of Hutukara, the Yanomami organization, who share the award with him. He first travelled outside Brazil in 1989, when Survival International, which won that year’s Right Livelihood Award, invited him to Europe to accept the prize on its behalf. Davi outside the UK's House of Commons on his first trip outside Brazil, with Survival. 1989. © Survival Subsequently Survival organized Davi’s first trip to the USA in 1991, where he met the then-UN Secretary General, members of the Inter American Commission on Human Rights and American ...
Triple H Discusses NXT's Move to USA and the Brand's Continued Evolution 11.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"I don't want to flood the fanbase or overexpose the brand either. I want things to build organically."
The Allure of the 'Disappearing' Tribe 27.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
From pagan tribes in Pakistan to Inuits in Greenland, traditional tribes aren't disappearing, just transitioning.
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10 Hotels with Amazing Perks 8.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
These luxury hotels are a step above the rest with thoughtful amenities and perks everyone will love.
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Nicolas Cage Describes His Dream 'Wicker Man' Ending, Offers 'Nouveau Shamanic' Acting Tips in New Interview 8.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Nicolas Cage describes sewing a tiny sarcophagus into his jacket as part of a "nouveau shamanic" approach to acting.
The best music to help you fall asleep 26.7.2019 LA Times: Health

Forget benzos and weighted blankets: Our music experts recommend the albums, playlists and concertos that help deliver a good night's rest.

What Would Jesus Do About Climate Change? 21.7.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The Green New Deal has picked up endorsements from two major Christian groups, signaling a growing base of support among the faithful as climate change projections look increasingly apocalyptic.  The Unitarian Universalist Association passed a resolution at its general assembly in late […]
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Why Has Jung Jae-won Left YG Entertainment? K-Pop Star Plans to Set Up New Agency 17.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Jae-won, who goes by the stage name ONE, announced the news ahead of the premiere of his new movie "Endless Summer."
Catholic University Asks Judge to Throw Out Wiccan Professor's Lawsuit Alleging Gender, Religious Discrimination 15.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
St. Bonaventure University claimed Pauline Hoffmann failed to file charges in a timely manner, which should be grounds for dismissal in federal court.
Ready for the new age of employee activism? 8.7.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
New research suggests that less than one-third of the Fortune 1000 workforce is satisfied with the actions their employer is taking to mitigate the company's impact on the environment.
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New Horror Movie 'Midsommar' Has People Terrified: 'One of the Most Captivating and Disturbing Films I've Ever Seen' 3.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Critics have praised the new horror film from "Hereditary" director Ari Aster.
Review: In the unsettling ‘Midsommar,’ the nightmare unfolds in broad daylight 2.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The setting of “Midsommar,” a luxuriant deep-tissue freakout from writer-director Ari Aster, is a picturesque commune in Hälsingland, Sweden, that is holding a nine-day celebration in observation of the summer solstice. Along for the trip is a young American, Dani (Florence Pugh), who has recently...

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Art as a portal to Korean ancestors? The mesmerizing work of Hanna Hur 2.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Hanna Hur’s paintings, drawings and sculptures at Bel Ami bend some of the most rigorous formal traditions in Western art to the service of spirituality inflected with Korean shamanism.

These delicate works use the languages of geometric abstraction, Conceptual art and Minimalism to create “gates”...

Ignore Marianne Williamson at your peril 28.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Thank the goddess Marianne Williamson is running for president. Because if Kamala Harris brought the fire to Thursday night’s Democratic debate, Williamson provided the zen, swooping in like a sage-wielding shaman to defuse the tensely earnest Tracy Flick-ness of it all.

The 66-year-old bestselling...

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Is 'Midsommar' Movie Holiday Real? The True Pagan Roots of Sweden's Nature Celebration 27.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Sweden's official guide to Midsommar describes it as "a holiday devoted to eating, drinking, dancing and assorted pagan rituals."
Summer Solstice Traditions: How Do Different Cultures Celebrate Midsummer Around The World? 21.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Nordic countries make a big deal out of the summer solstice.
Wiccan Professor at Catholic University Told She "Might Not Want to be so Overt About being a Witch" 21.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Pauline Hoffman alleges St. Bonventure University passed her over for promotion and pressured her to resign as dean because of her religion.
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Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth build on ‘Avengers’ chemistry for ‘Men in Black’ 14.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

In the summer of 1997, “Men in Black” became the movie that cemented up-and-comer Will Smith’s global status as a movie star. A universally panned sequel followed in 2002, followed 10 years later by a better received but notoriously troubled third installment.

According to Hollywood’s clock, that...

Ancient Shaman's Ritual Bag Complete With Cocaine and Ayahuasca Discovered 7.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The bag—which has been dated to around 1,000 years ago—contains traces of several psychoactive substances.
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