Before the European conquest and all known migrations, North America was home to dozens of ethnic groups with different traditions and languages, as well as a social structure with a political organization, economy, and spirituality based on a deep respect for nature.
How to talk about grief with children?
Years ago, children played in gardens or in the countryside, close to nature, and observed life cycles. They had a closer coexistence with their loved ones: grandparents were accompanied in their illnesses and when they died, funerals were held in their homes. In our time, despite access to media information, medical advances, and constant migration, children have distanced themselves from the knowledge of death and the way in which mourning is experienced throughout life.
Hedy Lamarr studied engineering, which she abandoned to study acting. She was the first actress to appear nude in a film. She married a war weapons entrepreneur who supported the powerful arsenals of fascist governments. Close to her possessive husband, Hedy was forced to attend his business meetings, where she understood the immense arms power and its high technology. She learned about communications during World War II, in which the weapons guidance system was remote-controlled through radio signals, which were easily tapped by the enemy.
Mind and Body in Harmony
There is an old phrase that says Healthy mind in a healthy body, which was born as a prayer for the gods to help preserve comprehensive health and maintain a balance of life. By taking care to cultivate a healthy body we bring as a consequence an active and sound mind.
Indigenous Women’s Day
The women who live in the rural communities of the native peoples fulfil functions of great importance in the life cycle of their population. They participate in agricultural activities, and animal husbandry, are cooks, weavers, merchants, healers, midwives, mothers, and wives and help organize all the traditional religious ceremonies that include funerals and subsequent rituals.
Deafblindness: Between Silence And Darkness
For many years, diseases such as scarlet fever, meningitis or measles caused collateral damage such as blindness or hearing loss to those who survived these and other viral or bacteriological infections. Unfortunately they are not always the only consequence, physical and mental damage are sometimes more than two in the same person.
Alone Against The World
Since June 23, 2011, the General Assembly of the United Nations has declared a day to make visible and draw the attention of the world population to the vulnerability suffered by women who have lost their husbands, the so-called widows.