Takanakuy: Fistfighting in the Andes

Takanakuy: Fistfighting in the Andes

[INTRO PLAYING] [CHEERING IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE] THOMAS MORTON: Hi. It’s Thomas. We’re in the Peruvian Andes. It’s the day before Christmas. All these guys are about to go beat the shit out of each other. It’s called Takanakuy. [CHEERING AND MUSIC IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE] THOMAS MORTON: Takanakuy is a giant mass brawl that happens every

Minutes for Mission 2020 – National Indigenous Spiritual Gathering 2019

Minutes for Mission 2020 – National Indigenous Spiritual Gathering 2019

Indigenous members of The United Church of Canada from across the country travelled to Rama First Nation for the National Indigenous Spiritual Gathering in August 2019. We came to honour the long history of Indigenous peoples’ membership in the United Church and to take the next step in our journey toward self-determination. After the restructuring

Western wild west relaxing music | American Music to read Hamlet (in caps)

Western wild west relaxing music | American Music to read Hamlet (in caps)

THE TRAGEDY OF HAMLET, PRINCE OF DENMARK ACT I SCENE I. Elsinore. A platform before the Castle. Enter Francisco and Barnardo, two sentinels. BARNARDO. Who’s there? FRANCISCO. Nay, answer me. Stand and unfold yourself. BARNARDO. Long live the King! FRANCISCO. Barnardo? BARNARDO. He. FRANCISCO. You come most carefully upon your hour. BARNARDO. ’Tis now struck

CHILDREN OF GOD | Meet the Creator

CHILDREN OF GOD | Meet the Creator

I think that for me when I started writing it, it was seven years ago and the history of residential schools wasn’t talked about. It wasn’t something that was in the news, wasn’t something that families talked about or community talked about. It was really something that was absolutely taboo and that people were afraid

A queer Mohawk minister balances Christianity and Longhouse spirituality | Devout + Out: Susan

A queer Mohawk minister balances Christianity and Longhouse spirituality | Devout + Out: Susan

(piano music) ♪ Susan: I think we’re trying to do church a little differently here and, and that has to do with my experiences of being judged or being an outcast or being told you’re an abomination before God, those kinds of things. And, that’s not, that’s not my experience of God at all. That’s

MMA isn’t just combat, it’s spiritual. A Chippewa fighter finds her focus | Emptying The Tank

MMA isn’t just combat, it’s spiritual. A Chippewa fighter finds her focus | Emptying The Tank

(Insects chirring) (Exhaling sharply) – I’m Ashley Nichols, and I’m from Chippewas of the Thames First Nation. (Breathing heavily) Having somewhat of, I guess, a tougher upbringing… I was bored, and I wasn’t really active. And it just wasn’t good, mentally. It wasn’t good emotionally or spiritually for me. When I found boxing, it was

Hopituh Shinumu: The Hopi People -  Spirituality, Culture & History

Hopituh Shinumu: The Hopi People – Spirituality, Culture & History

[Applause] [Laughter] [Laughter] this is story this part you bleed but this is a story that's true is even though there is over there the beast Oh Sam holder ain't no see you won't find those ooh nice of the old way of the just but the power lines in is what the bureaucrats say

Awakening Spiritual Conscience, Star Teachings and Group Healing

Awakening Spiritual Conscience, Star Teachings and Group Healing

hello everybody we are here in Maine with David lone bear senate-passed Jackman oh let ml Michael and myself welcome we are here after some technical difficulties we're going to talk about awakening spiritual conscience the star teachings probably some other things but first and foremost I want to congratulate David and Jaclyn because they

Indigenous health inequities - UVic's Charlotte Loppie

Indigenous health inequities – UVic's Charlotte Loppie

My name is Charlotte Loppie and I research indigenous health, more specifically indigenouspeople living with HIV. I think this type of research is importantto Canadians because it demonstrates the value of community engagement within indigenouspeoples. Because there has been so much exportationby researchers of communities in the past, we have to be very careful that