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Kenya: Community struggling to preserve sacred forest reserve

This is a story about some friends of mine and their sacred forest – I strongly hope that Karima forest will be preserved as a cultural and ecological heritage for future generations. At the moment the area is seriously in danger of being destroyed for short-term economic interests. Follow the link to see some photos … Continue reading

Aboriginal traditional healers get international psychotherapy award

Growing recognition of traditional health professionals *** A group of Aboriginal traditional healers will receive an international psychotherapy award in Sydney today, the Sigmund Freud Award 2011 [1]. This is yet another evidence that, gradually, the idea is taking hold that traditional knowledge has something to offer to the world. The WHO and UNAIDS [2], … Continue reading