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peyote, Native American Chuch
Rituals and Traditions

Ghost Dance and Peyote Medicine: the Spirit World of the Caddo People

Among the Caddo People of Oklahoma, the Coninisi or those who know the spirit medicine through the Ghost Dance religion and the Native American Church, took on the role of mediating relationships between the visible and invisible realms of the world, and between the living community and the souls of deceased ancestors. Thus, despite a tragic history, a people survives today.

Texas, abortion, civil rights, Anita Perry

Gov Rick Perry on a Woman’s Right to Discuss Abortion

Texas Governor Rick Perry (R) said that his wife, Anita Perry, misspoke recently when she said abortion “could be” a woman’s right. “From time to time we’ll stick the wrong word in the wrong place, and you pounce upon it,” Perry said to reporters while appearing at a campaign event for Republican New Jersey Senate candidate Steve Lonegan in Smithville, N.J., according to Bloomberg.