Ayahuasca embrace serpent

Ayahuasca and the Gift of Seeing Through Serpent Eyes

Written by Robin Wright (PhD, Anthropology) One of the more spectacular cinematic productions this year is the film Embrace of the Serpent, directed by Colombian...
Ayahuasca Women Indigenous

Gift of the Spider Woman: Spinning, weaving and womanhood among the...

Written By Glenn Shepard Jr. (PhD, Anthropology)"Shamans say these geometric designs were obtained from the Sangariite guardian spirits who appear in visions induced by...
Mother Ayahuasca

How Feminine is Ayahuasca?

Written by Ana Gretel Echazú Böschemeier (PhD, Anthropology). While doing fieldwork with traditional healers in the Peruvian Amazon, I realized that their way of understanding nature...
Indigenous Ayahuasca

The Indigenous Ayahuasca Universe

Written by Oscar Calavia Sáez (PhD, Anthropology).What differentiates indigenous ayahuasca use from the universe that has erupted out of it is, in the first place, its...