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How do we preserve the vanishing cultures?

The stone slab is oily and smooth. There is no altar but three men are prostrating, murmuring some prayers. There is a small fire built to burn pine leaves as incense. On the stone slab are rice, meat, fruits and some cash. The men leave the place and wait. Two …

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Healing Practices in Wamling

Healing Practices in Wamling The popularity of modern medicine is pushing out the local curative practices By Kinley Yonten When someone is bitten by a snake, the first thing people do is to tie the bitten part with a rope to prevent poison from entering the body. It is also …

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