Mrs. Amada Cardenas: Keeper of the Peyote Gardens

Deep in the heart of South Texas, where peyote (Lophohora williamsii),...

The Visionary Art of Mahku – Huni Kuin Artist Movement

No title, painting on canvas, Mana Huni Kuin,...

The Commodification of Ayahuasca: How Can we do Better?

14 Questions the Global Ayahuasca Community Should Consider While...

Is Ayahuasca a “Drug”?

As ayahuasca drinking emerges as a global phenomenon beyond the Amazon,...

The Encounter That Introduced Peyote to Western Science

Peyote Ceremony by James Mooney, 1893. Courtesy of the...

Pieces of Ayahuasca, a Cash Crop

I am presenting here several excerpts from A Cash Crop, my...

Ethical and Sustainable Access to Entheogenic Plants

What are ethical, sustainable relationships to entheogenic plants? How can humankind...

Visionary Art in Peruvian Amazonia: The Power of Images and Translation...

When I entered Brazil’s National Museum as a master’s student in...

Smoking the Toad

With the sun going down over the Sonoran Desert, Andrew...

The First Indigenous Ayahuasca Conference (Yubaka Hayrá) in Acre Demonstrates Political,...

Ayahuasca is a traditional medicine for approximately one hundred indigenous...