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Tribal Nations Take Pride in President Obama's Efforts

Anna Wilding | Posted 11.19.2015 | Politics
Anna Wilding

The bright proud colorful flags of Indian Tribes were evident among the buoyant spirits and ebullient smiles of those members of Tribal Nations that assembled at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center for the 7th Annual White House Tribal Nations Conference.

What Do Lady Gaga, Rihanna and a Story Expert Contribute to Branding You? (Part 3)

Maureen P. Price | Posted 10.21.2015 | Business
Maureen P. Price

Jonah Sachs recommends seeing members of your target audience as heroes in the making and the stars of your stories. This is where you need to inspire and empower rather than promote messages of inadequacy or "not having or being enough."

Promotion and Your Tribes

Paul Bishop | Posted 10.05.2015 | Books
Paul Bishop

To badly paraphrase and twist an observation from W. Somerset Maugham - There are three rules for successful book promotion. Unfortunately, nobody knows what they are...

A Word About My Tribe

Alexandra Allam | Posted 08.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Alexandra Allam

I was recently posed the question, "What is your tribe?" To me, tribes have always been associated with ancient civilizations, distinct traditions, an...

Are You in Good Company? (Why It Matters and How To Be Sure)

Lexi Soulios | Posted 07.21.2015 | Women
Lexi Soulios

Talk to anyone who has achieved a great deal and they'll remind you how critical it is to be selective about who you spend time with. I learned this myself (the hard way). Here's my story -- along with a few tips to help you determine whether someone's good company or not.

Why Guys Rarely Hang Out With Other Guys

Jack Anderson | Posted 06.23.2015 | Fifty
Jack Anderson

Today, I am not a member of one single Man Tribe. Where did my Man Tribe go? I'm far from alone here. Most guys, not just my age, but those much younger and older than me, just don't hang out with other guys anymore. The Man Tribe, for most of us, has died. Why?

Why Society Is Addicted to Awful Organizations

Kylie Dunn | Posted 06.03.2015 | Business
Kylie Dunn

Maybe it's time that, as a society, we admit we don't know how to stop creating and sustaining sucky organizations. At least as individuals, we should admit that we get caught up with our Stage 3 voices, and that those mindsets are never going to move society forward.

The Director Telling One Amazonian Tribe's Story of Survival

Jacada Travel | Posted 05.19.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Being with the Bameno people made Cedric realize how fast the modern world enters these communities as soon as electricity arrives, as electricity is soon followed by the arrival of TV.

F the Clique -- I Got a TRIBE

Adiba Nelson | Posted 05.13.2015 | Women
Adiba Nelson

My tribe is wildly honest. Even if you're new to the tribe, honesty is the unspoken but obviously established rule. We lay our souls bare. We speak the unadulterated truth. We don't pull punches and we don't sugar coat the shit.

Grindr Is Digitizing the Labelling of Gay Men

Dieter Holger | Posted 05.28.2015 | Gay Voices
Dieter Holger

Is the desire for gays to label one other a continuation of the vicious cycle that oppressed them? And is Grindr making a mistake by feeding into it?

My Burmese Inspiration

Chantal Adair | Posted 06.22.2015 | Travel
Chantal Adair

Having spent many seasons photographing street style in cities like London, Milan, Paris & New York, part of me yearned to explore a place and a visua...

Fitness Tribe or Lone Wolf: Which Is Better for Getting Fitter?

Jill S. Brown | Posted 05.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Jill S. Brown

Even though this was only a few short decades ago, the entire gym-going population was itself a tribe. Now, there are myriad tribes within that tribe. And, beyond the gym, food predilections also break down into tribes.

Kate Sheppard

Tribes In Three States Ask Obama Administration To Reject Keystone XL | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An association representing 16 American Indian tribes in three states along the Keystone XL pipeline route sent a letter to President Ba...

Bombarded by the Right Stuff

Ari Andersen | Posted 02.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Ari Andersen

Bombardment is a funny word. First of all, if you say it without thinking about what it means, it just sounds ridiculous. Bom-bard-ment. How strange. ...

Iraq's Sunnis Won't Fight ISIS for U.S.

Peter Van Buren | Posted 01.03.2015 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

Iraq's Sunnis won't fight ISIS for the U.S. says NIQASH, a non-profit media organization operating out of Berlin. Without Sunni support, America's war in Iraq cannot succeed. Here's why.

Jesus Doesn't Have a Tribe, But Do We?

Mick Mooney | Posted 12.13.2014 | Religion
Mick Mooney

God is Love. He has no tribe, no army. Rather, he has the world in its entirety in his hands. A humanity as a whole that he loves. Jesus came to break the belief in tribes.

Why the Big Tribal 'Payout' Is Only a Start

Dennis Worden | Posted 11.30.2014 | Politics
Dennis Worden

The complex legal history of the federal government's connection to Native American tribes was on display in separate events last week, neither shining a positive light on this continuum of American history, but both sowing the seeds for a more positive future.

Declaring War on Cultural War

Robert Hall | Posted 10.05.2014 | Politics
Robert Hall

The upcoming 2014 congressional elections and the 2016 Presidential/congressional elections are a time of opportunity. The majority in this country are tired of cultural warfare. The vocal minority may be ruling but they have failed at governing. Sometimes war is necessary but it is always destructive and never sustainable.

Three Ways the Internet Is Good for the Religious

Cindy Brandt | Posted 09.14.2014 | Religion
Cindy Brandt

The internet is being used as a tool to do good in religious communities all over the world trending under the hashtag #ReligionDoingGood. For every nasty attack uttered online, somewhere there is a person of faith turning their cheek in an act of mercy.

Silence Is Not Always Golden

George Heymont | Posted 08.30.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

A charming six-minute short film by Chaitanya Gopinath titled Lunch with Yoshi (which was screened during the 2014 San Francisco International Film Festival) follows a blind woman around Bangkok as she shops, rides the city's mass transit, and prepares lunch for a visiting friend.

What the @$%* IS the Bullet Ant Ritual?

Off Track Planet | Posted 06.19.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

If you thought downing a tablespoon of sriracha on a dare made you tough, the Bullet Ant Ritual will shrivel your balls in disgrace. Photo by: Fabi...

Mission Indians

Evaggelos Vallianatos | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics
Evaggelos Vallianatos

I have always liked people who suffered at the hands of those yielding power, including religions and states. Brought up in the Greek tradition helps ...

Dominique Mosbergen

LOOK: Breathtaking Photos Of Societies On The Brink Of Extinction | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

Armed with little more than a bulky film camera and a curious heart, photographer Jimmy Nelson has been traveling to the far reaches of the Earth in s...

Native Americans Gain Standing in Climate Science

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

If the Native Americans' spiritual, relationship-based approach to climate change is a knowledge system equal to Western science, who am I to question their friendship with whales?

Before They Pass Away: A tribute to vibrant tribal cultures around the world

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

In his landmark project Before They Pass Away Jimmy Nelson captures the lives and traditions of the last surviving tribes who have managed to preserve...