Bullet Ants, Vision Quests and Mental Health Recovery as an Endurance Event

The Sater√©-Maw√© tribe of the northern region of the Amazonas in South America have a sacred ritual for young warriors that is quite unique. They have to prove their worth to the tribe by remaining in a calm state whilst suffering agonising pain. The tribe sow sedated bullet ants (named as their sting is said […]