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Ayahuasca - The 9th International Amazonian Shamanism Conference

Ayahuasca - The 9th International Amazonian Shamanism Conference | Shamanism in the 21st Century | Scoop.it

The 9th International Amazonian Shamanism Conference is set to take place in July of 2013 in Iquitos Peru.  Building on the success of it's previous eight years the conference brings together scholars, authors, artists, filmmakers and shaman for a weeklong event that is focused on learning from each other and the healing properties of ayahuasca and shamanism.

 

Presenters include: Dona Martha Elena Burgos, Hillary S. Webb PhD, Heinz Valentin Hampejs PhD, Juan Jamoy, Claudia Mueller-Ebeling PhD, Christian Raetch PhD, Itzhak Beery, David J. Brown, Juan Vasquez Amaringo, Seti Gershberg, Anderson Deberenardi Mozombite, Raul Diego Nelson Falch PhD, Alan Shoemaker, C Mikkal Smith PhD, Peter Gorman and more.

 

The conference takes place from July 21 - July 27, 2013

 

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The Importance of Plant Knowledge | Singing to the Plants

The Importance of Plant Knowledge | Singing to the Plants | Shamanism in the 21st Century | Scoop.it

How important is traditional plant knowledge in the Amazon? According to a recent study among the Tsimane’ in Amazonian Bolivia, each standard deviation of maternal ethnobotanical knowledge increases the likelihood of good child health by more than fifty percent. And the study raises the question: What will be the cost — to the Tsimane’ and other indigenous peoples — if such ethnobotanical knowledge is lost? Read more by author Stephan Beyer PhD....

 

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