Ebola and the Banwaon

Nothing “just happens”

If you were a Banwaon tribal person living in the humid Philippines jungle some years ago, you would know quite well that nothing “just happens”.

A branch does not fall from a tree hitting your brother on the head and injuring him because the branch was old and it was a windy day.

No, the branch fell because your brother offended the spirits, or broke a taboo or maybe someone from a rival clan put a curse on him.

Boy in tree

Ebola and the Banwaon

Ebola is a terrible viral disease….. Continue reading