Tribal Gathering's intent is not to end after 18 days but rather to develop programs that have a lasting effect creating longevity for the ideas conceived there. It is a fundraising event for the public charity GeoParadise.
In an unlikely collaboration with Amazonian shamans, medical researchers seek a cure for autoimmune disease.
Now, the substance has caught the attention of not only the American tourists and spiritual seekers traveling to South America
At Mercy Medical Center in Merced, where roughly four patients a day are Hmong from northern Laos, healing includes more
Ms. Chang is a jitong, a shaman who dispenses advice while said to be possessed by a spirit. Here, inside a modern office