The Winter People, Part 1


'Hunters in the Snow' by Pieter Bruegel the Elder, February 1565. Print Collector / Print Collector/Getty Images

Do you feel like a different person during the winter? In this two-part Stuff to Blow Your Mind exploration, Robert and Joe examine the extent to which winter affects human health and culture. From the winter transformations of the Kwakwa̱ka̱ʼwakw people to the latest studies on seasonal genetic changes, prepare to contemplate the icy dark.

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The U'mista Cultural Society

Topics in this Podcast: psychology, culture, native americans