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Declaring War on Cultural War

Robert Hall | Posted 08.05.2014 | 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 07.15.2014 | 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 06.30.2014 | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

PHOTOS: This Woman Led Her Tribe To Reoccupy Its Land

Posted 10.17.2013 | World

For Damiana Cavanha, the leader of a group of Guarani Indians who have successfully overtaken a sugar cane plantation that they claim is built on thei...

Shutdown's Hit Magnified For Tribes

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics

BILLINGS, Mont. -- BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — American Indian tribes have more than access to national parks on the line with the government shutdown, a...

The Everlasting Fantasy of Native Americans

Lise Balk King | Posted 08.31.2013 | Politics
Lise Balk King

The timing couldn't be more ironic, or telling, about how we choose as a nation to frame Native America. It is so much easier to add our $12 to the coffers of Disney and Depp in order to enter the debate about our fantastical American history.

PHOTOS: Tribal Dads Around The World

Posted 06.16.2013 | World

On Father's Day 2013, dads around the world will be celebrated for the immeasurable contributions they make to their children and society as a whole. ...

Trouble In Paradise: The Amazon and the Huaorani

Serena Piper | Posted 08.06.2013 | College
Serena Piper

There's a part of the world in immediate danger. It's a part of the world not often talked about, and unless you're dreaming of traveling there for vacation on some adventurous escape, it probably doesn't come up in day-to-day conversation.

PHOTOS: Tribal Mothers Around The World

Posted 05.12.2013 | World

On Mother's Day 2013, women around the world will be celebrated for the immeasurable contributions they make to their children and society as a whole....

Change Our Story: From East to West

Peter Buffett | Posted 06.03.2013 | Impact
Peter Buffett

Many of the Chinese people I speak to seem to be deeply concerned that China will lose something extremely rare and valuable in the rush towards a very confounding version of growth and happiness. And it's not just the older people.

Rural Alaska: Rape capital of the US

AlaskaDispatch.com | Posted 05.26.2013 | Crime
AlaskaDispatch.com

Steubenville is a small Ohio town with a high-profile sex crime that's spawned a scandal and nationwide discussion. Two boys -- local football stars -...

Digital Fire: Moving Beyond Common Sense to Complex Sense

Russell C. Smith | Posted 10.07.2012 | Technology
Russell C. Smith

Common sense is a difficult thing to gauge, since it's a moving target, based on ever changing cultural expectations. My common sense could very well bump into your belief system.

The Tonys and Other Theater Awards

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.11.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

When they get their statues and say how much they love being part of the theater community, believe them. The love is real, the people genuinely grounded by the work.

On the Culture Front: A New Generation of New Yorker Cartoonists, No Place to Go, and more

Chris Kompanek | Posted 05.23.2012 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Singer/songwriter/playwright Ethan Lipton evokes the pain of being displaced from one's job and world, both literary and metaphorically as his character's job in No Place to Go is being relocated to Mars.

A Deaf Son Struggles To Be Heard In 'Tribes'

AP | PETER SANTILLI | Posted 05.05.2012 | Home

NEW YORK — A family dinner in the beginning of Nina Raine's "Tribes" tells the audience all it needs to know about the crisis of understanding t...

A Band To Watch In 2012

www.spinner.com | Posted 03.19.2012 | Home

By the time they played their sixth show, Tribes had already been asked to open for the Pixies. Two years later, they are making their live debut in A...

For Thanksgiving, A Geography Of The Indigenous World

Posted 11.21.2011 | Travel

The first Thanksgiving was a celebration of the Pilgrim's bountiful 1621 harvest and a thank you to the Wampanoag tribe, members of which had taught t...

A Final Dance With The Sun

Black Tomato | Posted 01.04.2012 | Travel
Black Tomato

November is nearly upon us and the elusive sun greets us less and less as we move into winter.

Friendship by the Book: Finding "Unexpected Angels" in the Workplace

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Women should create "communities of support" at work that consist of at least two other like-minded women who will help each other stay on target to their dreams and resolve problems along the way.

Evolutionary marketing - Tribal, viral and mobile

Brett King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brett King

There is a lot of discussion about how social media will play out from a mobile perspective, and how marketers in particular can monetize and leverage...