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2012-09-07 23:00:55

Could the potency and mystery of ancient healing tradition provide medicine for the illnesses and alienation of modern culture? Healing Camp at the Blue Deer Center provides a rare connection to this potency and mystery, opening an unprecedented doorway to deep healing. Margaretville, NY (PRWEB) September 06, 2012 People yearn to be free of illness. And people long to feel connected“¦ to spirit, to each other and to the natural world, yet how often do people give themselves...

2012-06-21 23:00:11

Ready to explore the healing power of indigenous spiritual medicine in an intimate and restorative setting? Experience first-hand the potency of ancient Shamanic healing traditions at The Blue Deer Center´s Summer Healing Camp. Margaretville, NY (PRWEB) June 21, 2012 Healing Camp is not the average “getaway.” It´s a rare opportunity to participate an inclusive “temporary village of health” created for the express purpose of delivering powerful Huichol...

2012-04-19 23:00:37

Taught by Eliot Cowan, the founder of The Blue Deer Center and author of Plant Spirit Medicine, this experiential week-long course in Plant Spirit Medicine is designed for anyone who´s interested in exploring the transformational properties of the natural world. Margaretville, NY (PRWEB) April 19, 2012 Since the beginning of time, shamans looked to nature to understand the realms of wisdom and healing. Drawing on that wisdom today, Plant Spirit Medicine and the ancient shamanic...

2009-10-27 09:13:29

Alcohol abuse is a leading cause of liver cirrhosis in Mexico. Given that genetics likely play a role in high rates of alcoholic liver disease, researchers analyzed the polymorphisms of alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH1B), aldehyde dehydrogenase (ALDH2) and cytochrome P4502E1 (CYP2E1) in two groups in Mexico: the Mestizos, those with mixed genes, and the Huichols, an indigenous group with no racial admixture. Findings show the Huichols have the highest CYP2E1*c2 allele frequency documented in the...

2006-07-03 03:30:44

By Frank Jack Daniel PUEBLO NUEVO, Mexico (Reuters) - A few men and women slouch against adobe huts, listening through a crackly public address system to a speech in the Huichol Indian language from a candidate in a big hat and a bright patterned cotton suit. Then everyone, including the candidate, one of Mexico's first Huichols to run for elected office, strolls off to play a dusty game of soccer under the hot afternoon sun. It is just days before Mexico chooses a new president on...

2006-07-01 16:02:58

Corrects name of town in paragraph 12 to Pueblo Nuevo from Nuevo Pueblo By Frank Jack Daniel PUEBLO NUEVO, Mexico (Reuters) - A few men and women slouch against adobe huts, listening through a crackly public address system to a speech in the Huichol Indian language from a candidate in a big hat and a bright patterned cotton suit. Then everyone, including the candidate, one of Mexico's first Huichols to run for elected office, strolls off to play a dusty game of soccer under the hot...

2006-06-30 07:40:00

By Frank Jack Daniel PUEBLO NUEVO, Mexico (Reuters) - A few men and women slouch against adobe huts, listening through a crackly public address system to a speech in the Huichol Indian language from a candidate in a big hat and a bright patterned cotton suit. Then everyone, including the candidate, one of Mexico's first Huichols to run for elected office, strolls off to play a dusty game of soccer under the hot afternoon sun. It is just days before Mexico chooses a new president on July 2 and...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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