Down the steep cobbled streets of La Paz, coca-chewing Indians trotted under huge packs of bundled alpaca hides. In the market sun, Indian women in outlandish derby hats and bright-colored skirts haggled over little piles of shelled corn
Malaysia is that rare country with an unequivocal national narrative. It goes something like this: Malaysia’s 28 million people, comprising mainly Malays, Chinese and Indians, make up a moderate and modern emerging democracy.
The summer of 1822 Fort Mackinac, Michigan Army and fur-trading post, was a rough, brawling, drunken community of about 5,000 Indians, French-Canadians and half-breeds spending the proceeds of their winter fur catches. Only doctor within a 300-mi
Although his parents urged him to study medicine, Jimmy Weiskopf dropped out of college and in the 1970s moved to Colombia, where he eventually began to focus on a different kind of elixir.
When the chips are down, the world may one day owe a debt of gratitude to a group of potato farmers high up in the mountains of Peru.
Hindu priest Pandjitee is not overweight, does not smoke or drink and follows a strict vegetarian diet. Yet three years ago he was suddenly struck by a heart attack