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The Exotic Medicine of Our Ancestors

Applications of pig manure are used in case of diphtheria. A sore throat is cured with slices of pork fat that are wrapped around the neck. A boiled magpie egg is eaten to cure asthma.

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Hutsul Funeral Practices

Even the most bitter events - funerals - were turned into fun, dramatized occasions that originate in pre-Christian times. Let's take a tour to Hutsul lands in Ukraine, guided by Dorosh Heritage Tours, to learn more.

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Life Cycle: Birth

What lies behind the often scanty information found during genealogical research: dates, house numbers, and names that we find in metric records? The answer to this and other questions concerning the cycle of life of our ancestors can be found in our new publication

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