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News & Submission 4/6/2010

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

BREAKING NEWS: Former Cherokee Nation Chief Wilma Mankiller dies
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – Former Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Wilma Mankiller died in the morning hours of April 6 at her home in rural Adair County, Cherokee Nation officials confirmed to the Cherokee Phoenix. Read full story from

April is Disaster Preparedness Month
There’s a reason April is Disaster Preparedness Month: hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, floods, drought, wildfires, disease outbreaks. Are you ready for the unexpected? Read full story from

Cherokee Nation honors three veterans during March council
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — The Cherokee Nation honored three veterans during its March tribal council meeting, held in Tahlequah. Among them, their careers represent nearly 50 years of service in three separate branches of the military. Read full story from

Witchcraft: affliction or religion?
A Nigerian cleric, Bawa Madaki, was recently arrested and charged with child trafficking. He is accused of exploiting 23 children between the ages of 5 and 20 he claims were brought to him for deliverance from witchcraft. The cleric says Jesus appeared to him on 25 June 2004 and blessed him with the powers to “cure witchcraft”. Read full story from

Witch-hunts then – and now
Anyone who thinks that witchcraft belongs only to our past and imaginations should think again. Tens of thousands of people were executed as diabolists between the 15th and 18th centuries, an episode that for many signifies an age of ignorance and intolerance from which the Enlightenment saved us. There’s some truth in this. And yet much of the world still believes in witches, their supernatural powers and malevolent intentions. And all too often the accused are abused and ostracised, or tortured and killed. Read full story from

Pagan club Gaia’s Titans brings religious diversity to campus
“An it harm none, do as you will,” is the golden rule of the Wiccan faith, said Hayley Arrington, 25, anthropology major and founder of Gaia’s Titans, the on-campus Wiccan/Pagan club.

Paganism and Wicca are both Earth-based religions, Arrington said. Wicca specifically involves goddesses, Witchcraft, “magick” and following the rules of karma, she added. Read full story from

New Exhibition Explodes Myth of SS Castle Wewelsburg
Wewelsburg Castle, once a pseudo-religious sanctum for Hitler’s SS, has been shrouded in mystery since 1945. Its echoing crypt and mysterious occult symbols have spawned fantasies of pagan, torch-lit ceremonies held by the murderous brotherhood. A new exhibition at the site aims to dispel such myths — and reflects Germany’s new approach towards explaining its darkest places. Read full story from