Terence Mckenna first time DMT

When Terence McKenna First Smoked DMT

Written by Graham St John (PhD, Anthropology) When in 1967, aged sixteen, Dennis visited his older brother in Berkeley, California, Terence stated that he knew...
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...
ayahuasca culture jeremy narby

Is Ayahuasca an Antidote to Modern Life?

Written by Jeremy Narby (PhD, Anthropology) In 1995 I published a book called The Cosmic Serpent that dealt with ayahuasca and other subjects. The enthusiasm...
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...