Ivan Jackson: Living Link with the Old Ways
- Healing with Cocoa. Theiss, Evelyn // Organic Spa Magazine;Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p72
The article discusses the health benefits of cocoa. It states that the Kuna Indians harvest and prepare cocoa drink as they have for centuries. It further mentions that the cocoa drink contains more antioxidants than wine and tea, therefore reducing the risk of heart disease and the flavonoids...
- Los cuna y sus saberes mÃ©dicos. La "ciencia" de los "bÃ¡rbaros" bajo la mirada del mundo ilustrado. Peralta Agudelo, Jaime Andrés // Historia Critica;jan-apr2012, Issue 46, p44
This article analyzes some aspects of the medical knowledge of the Cuna indigenous people during the 18th century. It explores topics such as the representation of the phenomenon of health/ illness, the specialization of medical authorities, the diagnostic system, and the treatment and...
- Los desafÃos del diÃ¡logo intercultural. Ibáñez, Alfonso // Xipe Totek;mar2011, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p28
We gather the traumatic experience of the European invasion and colonization of Abya Yala, with all its material and symbolic violence. We enter into neocolonization begun by the globalization of an unbridled liberalism in our historic day. It imposes a specific "world vision" on all of us. In...
- Verbal Art in San Blas: Kuna Culture Through its Discourse. Crumrine, N. Ross // American Indian Quarterly;Spring93, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p257
Reviews the book "Verbal Art in San Blas: Kuna Culture Through its Discourse," by Joel Sherzer.
- Land of the Moon-Children: The Primitive San Blas Culture in Flux. MICKEY, BARBARA H. // Southwestern Lore;Sep1958, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p24
The article reviews the book "Land of the Moon-Children: The Primitive San Blas Culture in Flux," by Clyde E. Keeler.
- Cuna long distance journeys: The results of colonial interaction. Langebaek, Carl Henrik // Ethnology;Oct91, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p371
Focuses on the colonial history of European commercial contacts by the Cuna Indians. Involvement of long distance trading for luxury goods; Distant journeys engaged by chiefs to trade with Europeans; Trade relations of the Cuna with the Spaniards, the Scots, the French and the British.
- A bridge too far? Hanbury-Tenison, Robin // Geographical (Campion Interactive Publishing);Jan1996, Vol. 68 Issue 1, p35
Features the author's battle to prevent the construction of the Pan-American Highway over the Darien Gap in Panama. Cuna Indians; Choco Indians; Bayano River; Opposition to damming of the Bayano River.
- Losing the way of the Great Father. Chapi, Mac // New Scientist;8/10/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1781, p40
Discusses the failure of the Kuna Indians of Panama to integrate their traditional knowledge with Western science. Geographical location of Kuna; Nature of Kuna society; Inroads made by Western education; Segregation of a portion of virgin forest as a nature reserve; Reasons attempts to revive...
- The world of substance and the world of spirit. // New Scientist;8/10/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1781, p42
Discusses the belief of the Kuna Indians of Panama about the earth and nature. Earth as the body of the Great Mother; Birth by the Great Mother to all the plants, animals and humans; Effect of corruption; Respect for spirit sanctuaries.