The Ladakhi have taken to running. Younger people in particular are participating in the annual Ladakh Marathon, which was recently run for the sixth time. An article in USA Today last week described the enthusiasm for the race, held early each September right after the close of tourist season and before winter sets in. Because […]

Although Hutterite women are known for wearing modest blouses and ankle-length skirts, when one woman participated in an athletic event last week in Winnipeg while dressed in her traditional clothing, people apparently noticed. According to the Winnipeg Sun on June 20, an 18-year old Hutterite woman from the Crystal Spring colony near Ste. Agathe, Manitoba, […]