Ancient tradition

Rare and highly anticipated Native American restaurant debuts in Oakland

Inside Wahpepah’s Kitchen, the new Native American restaurant in Oakland’s Fruitvale neighborhood, bright yellow shelves are stocked with jars of sumac berries, blue cornmeal, black beans, and other Indigenous ingredients. These shelves are “chef-owner Crystal Wahpepah’s interpretation of an Aboriginal pantry,” she says. All you see is what we harvest and cook. Despite its historical heritage, Native American cuisine is …

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Paleozoic plymouths

This fall marks the 400th anniversary of a gathering in 1621 of members of the Wampanoag Nation and European settlers near Plymouth, Massachusetts. Historians are still debating the exact circumstances of the gathering, but the story inspired the modern American tradition of Thanksgiving, which was designated a national holiday by Abraham Lincoln in 1863. For many Native Americans, however, it …

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BRATTLEBORO— “Evolving Traditions,” a new exhibit at the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center (BMAC), features the work of 15 Guild of Vermont Furniture Makers and six collaborating artists. Tom Bodett, Timothy Clark, Greg Goodman and Charles Shackleton led the creation of the exhibit, which is on view until February 13, 2022 and includes their work. The exhibit “highlights the creative …

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FAU Researcher and Academic Partners with Krakow Academy of Fine Arts – Boca Raton’s Most Trusted Source of Information

The Florida Atlantic University Center for Body, Mind and Culture within the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters is an interdisciplinary initiative dedicated to promoting the research, programming and teaching of subjects concerning the body-mind-culture link. Researchers at the center recently joined forces with the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Poland to launch a new “Center for …

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Raven Tribe Members Look To The Past To Try To Alleviate COVID-19 Symptoms

Members of the Crow tribe have used traditional means to relieve symptoms of COVID-19. Crow Agency’s Noel Two Leggins created a tea that uses medicinal herbs like sage, bear root, and mint to soothe symptoms of COVID-19 in its tribal members. “The tribes of the Plains Indians and the people of this continent had to find, you know, natural medicines …

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A hot rod before its time: Ford’s model A, with a boost

Dominic Palazzolo occasionally shows up at auto shows and cruises, but he is far from a typical enthusiast. The elevated 1930 Ford Model A he drives is a “gow job,” a hot rod before the term “hot rod” was coined: a car built almost exclusively with mechanical components from the 1930s, but capable. to beat a lot of modern automobiles. …

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Featured Italian in Cairo with the Art of Calligraphy – Culture

CAIRO – An Italian, Antonella Leoni, puts the Cairo art scene back in the spotlight with her first solo exhibition of works created on papyrus, combining Islamic culture, universalism of values ​​and Pharaonic tradition. The exhibition, scheduled from November 20 to December 4 in the Egyptian capital, is the most recent piece of artistic activity that had already been recognized …

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Power in perpetuity? | Commonwealth Magazine

Unfortunately for the Chinese people, the contours of this space are constantly changing. The detention in 2015 of five activists who planned to protest against sexual harassment on public transport is one example. The CCP has long advocated for women’s equality, noting that they “hold half the sky.” But without even realizing it, these five activists had crossed a line. …

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The traditional craftsmanship of boiler making is reborn in Hamedan

TEHRAN – The area of ​​traditional boilermaking craftsmanship, which had almost fallen into oblivion, should be revived in the west-central province of Hamedan, the provincial deputy head of tourism said. With support for local workshops and the training of new artisans in this field, the field of forgotten crafts will be brought back to life, Hashem Mazaheri said on Monday. …

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It’s not weird, it’s crazy: farmers graze cows in thickets of trees

MYERSTOWN, PA – October ended on Nelson Martin’s dairy farm like a real fall, with windswept rains and the thermostat stuck in the 1940s as the first northeast of the season was turning. But a better picture awaits you next spring: cows gnaw the grass under rows of blossoming apple trees. Farmers like Martin are turning away from the idea …

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