The Dreamtime and Its Importance in Indigenous Australian Culture

Indigenous Australians are the world’s oldest existing culture on earth. According to archeological evidence, their history spans from 50,000 years to 80,000 years old. Indigenous Australians have preserved their history through stories called The Dreamtime, Dreamtime stories, or Creation stories. … Continue reading The Dreamtime and Its Importance in Indigenous Australian Culture

Women smear menstrual blood on each other.

The Different Historical and Cultural Views On Menstruation

Periods have, historically, had countless theories and misinformation around the topic. These taboos and beliefs have either totally isolated women or barred them from certain activities and have made women feel ashamed. Of a natural process. Ancient scribes and literature … Continue reading The Different Historical and Cultural Views On Menstruation

A photograph of the current Imperial Family of Japan, with the former emperor and empress, current emperor and empress, and crown prince and crown princess, seated, with their children standing behind them.

The Japanese Imperial Family is the Oldest Hereditary Monarchy in the World

From their mythical origin to their 2600-year-old succession line, the Japanese Imperial Family is the oldest hereditary monarchy in the world. Their lineage dates to the 6th century BCE. Traditions and rituals remain unchanged. In May 2017, Princess Mako, daughter … Continue reading The Japanese Imperial Family is the Oldest Hereditary Monarchy in the World

A Yukaghir hunter herds elk across the snow in the traditional hunting practices of their clan

Anthropology : Yukaghir Hunting Practices, Where Humans and Animals Collide

In the far North East of Russia’s isolated Siberian region reside the Yukaghir clan. With a tiny population, their way of life and belief system is unique. They hold the belief that all animals and some nature contain souls and, … Continue reading Anthropology : Yukaghir Hunting Practices, Where Humans and Animals Collide

How Muslim Women Create Self-Identities Among Tradition and Modernity

The case of women in Islam has been the centre of debate about that religion for some time now. Research on the topic has focused on patriarchal oppression, drawing from scriptures and statistics. But relatively little research has gone into … Continue reading How Muslim Women Create Self-Identities Among Tradition and Modernity

Excerpt from a Chinese herbal medicine guide.

Anthropology: Primary Care Accessibility Influenced by Cultural Factors

The United States faces a rise in coronavirus cases of the new Delta variant of the virus. Almost every news station invited healthcare professionals to discuss the origins of the variant and how unvaccinated individuals are the medium for further … Continue reading Anthropology: Primary Care Accessibility Influenced by Cultural Factors