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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 crows circle around the stone slab. They are satisfied. They …

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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 advisable to drink little Ara (home brewed beverage) by both …

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