A Traveler’s Guide to Baikal’s Sacred Sites of the Shaman
Shamans, those exotic high priests of the isolated wilderness who command trance-level consciousness, have become increasingly popular in New Age spiritual quests. In the US, ancient shamanism is also receiving more and more scholarly attention at the same time that contemporary shamans are finding their own followings.Indigenous Students Association proposes new sweat lodge for UBC
Indigenous UBC students may soon be getting a new sweat lodge on campus — provided they can obtain permission.
Representatives of UBC’s First Nations House of Learning met with members of the Indigenous Students Association (InSA) on Friday, March 14, to discuss the possibility of building a new lodge on campus.
The internationally respected Yanomami shaman Davi Kopenawa will be visiting California in April to talk about protecting the rainforests and his spiritual life, both of which are connected in his recent book. He will be traveling with Survival International (SI) Research Director Fiona Watson, an ally of the Yanomami and friend to Kopenawa for more than 20 years.
African Shaman, the earliest specialists on earth, were the first African storytellers, healers, priests, magicians, dramatists, and diviners. To speak of God was to symbolize the unified or total idea of the creator of everything real--e.g. aDavid Beckham meets ‘Dalai Lama of the Rainforest’
David Beckham has visited the Yanomami tribe in Brazil in the run-up to the 2014 World Cup, and met their most prominent spokesperson Davi Kopenawa, known as the ‘Dalai Lama of the Rainforest’.