Hokkaido museum holds rare exhibition on Sami culture

National Aug 26, 2019

Hokkaido museum holds rare exhibition on Sami culture

A museum in Hokkaido is holding a rare exhibition on the culture of the Sami, an indigenous people of northern Europe and Russia, displaying some 140 items including their craftworks through Oct. 14. Such an exhibition focused on their culture is very rare, according to ...

Brazil indigenous chief Raoni meets pope as Amazon threat rises

World / Social Issues May 28, 2019

Brazil indigenous chief Raoni meets pope as Amazon threat rises

Pope Francis on Monday met Brazil's legendary indigenous chief Raoni, who is on a European tour to highlight increasingly acute threats to the Amazon since far-right President Jair Bolsonaro took power. The elderly Kayapo chief, internationally recognizable through his traditional lip plate and feather headdress, ...