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California Drought News: Israeli expertise, rain dancing, and a guacamole-secure future

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In the last month, tribes from San Diego to Santa Barbara have held community rain dances. Midwestern tribes report being offered money to bring their sacred traditions to California. Buddhists hosted a dance in the Angeles National Forest. Wisdom Quarterly, an American Buddhist journal, listed tips for rain-calling ceremonies. ("Dance on a flat, level surface, never on a hill.")