Royal Portrait: The Regality of Indigenous Women | Arts & Entertainment

At the Metal Museum in Memphis, Tennessee, a new exhibit just opened that features an Indigenous artist’s exhibition, Royal Portrait, emphasizing the importance of Indigenous matriarchs through reimagining royal regalia and portraiture. Source: Royal Portrait: The Regality of Indigenous Women | Arts & Entertainment

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Ranveer Singh lands into legal trouble for nude photoshoot; Police complaint filed against him for ‘hurting women’s sentiments’ | Hindi Movie News – Times of India

Earlier, actress Mimi Chakraborty reacted to Ranveer’s pictures and asked if this photoshoot was done by any female actor instead of Ranveer., what would have been the reaction? She tweeted, “Internet broke with Ranveer singh’s latest photoshoot and comments were (mostly).Just wondering if the appreciation would hav been same if…

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What Was Hygiene Like In The Aztec Empire?

The Aztec, a collective of Mesoamericans who thrived from the 14th to the 16th centuries, were the inheritors of ancient cultural traditions from their Olmec, Mayan, and Toltec predecessors. Aztec hygiene practices reflected earlier practice, continuing a dedication to cleanliness and purity. Source: What Was Hygiene Like In The Aztec…

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Healing Scroll | Tigrinya peoples | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

In Ethiopia customized protective scrolls that interweave sacred imagery with textual prayers have been prescribed by traditional healers for over two thousand years. These were carried on the person of the individual to whom they were specifically dedicated to shield them from harm.Often the customized content of a scroll is…

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16 Questions about One Photo with Taiwo Aina: The Women and Culture of the Osun Osogbo Festival | Flickr Blog

Taiwo Aina is a visual storyteller and filmmaker who specializes in documentary stories and creative portraiture. She is based in Abuja, Nigeria. She currently creates works around daily experiences in human life and the societal issues that affect them, women, agriculture, and entrepreneurship. Taiwo is interested in capturing beautiful moments….

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