Pablo Amaringo
Pablo Cesar Amaringo (1938 – 16 November 2009) was an acclaimed Peruvian artist, renowned for his intricate, colourful depictions of his visions from drinking the entheogenic plant brew ayahuasc...
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Te-ongsi Sirijunga Xin Thebe
Te-Ongsi Sirijunga Xin Thebe or Teyongshi Ziri Dzö-nga Xin Thebe was an 18th-century Limbu scholar, teacher, educationist, historian and philosopher of Limbuwan and Sikkim. He was formally known as Si...
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Greg Stafford
Francis Gregory Stafford (born February 9, 1948, in St. Mary's Hospital, Waterbury, Hartford, Connecticut), usually known as Greg Stafford, is an American game designer, publisher, and practitioner of...
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Vusamazulu Credo Mutwa
Vusamazulu Credo Mutwa /ˈkreɪdoʊ ˈmʊtwə/ (born 21 July 1921) is a Zulu sangoma (traditional healer) from South Africa. He is known as an author of books on stories mixing traditional Zulu folklore, al...
Encouraging Bear
Encouraging Bear, aka Horn Chips (Lakota: Ptehé Wóptuȟ’a (in Standard Lakota Orthography)), was a noted Oglala Lakota medicine man, and the spiritual advisor to Crazy Horse. Horn Chips was orphaned as...
Red Jacket
Red Jacket (known as Otetiani in his youth and Sagoyewatha (Keeper Awake) Sa-go-ye-wa-tha because of his oratorical skills) (c. 1750–January 20, 1830) was a Native American Seneca orator and chief of ...
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Michael Harner
Michael Harner (born 1929) is an anthropologist, educator and author. He is the founder of The Foundation for Shamanic Studies and the formulator of "core shamanism." His 1980 book, The Way of the Sha...
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Vern Harper
Vern Harper (born June 17, 1932 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian First Nations Cree Elder, medicine man, and Aboriginal rights activist. The “Urban Elder” is a fifth generation grandson of Mistawasi...
Lopön Tenzin Namdak
Lopön Tenzin Namdak (Tibetan: སློབ་དཔོན་བསྟན་འཛིན་རྣམ་དག, Wylie: slob dpon bstan 'dzin rnam dag, b. 1926 in Khyungpo Karu - Wylie: khyung po dkar ru - in Kham) is a religious leader and the m...
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Iman Xin Chemjong
Iman Xin Chemjong or Iman Singh Chemjong was a Limbu historian, writer, linguist, lexicographer, folklorist and philosopher of Nepal. Although some say that his middle name Xin was spelled as Singh du...
Thomas Yellowtail
Thomas Yellowtail (March 7, 1903 - 1993) was a Medicine Man and Sun Dance chief of the Crow tribe for over thirty years prior to his death. Thomas Yellowtail's adult life was dedicated to the adherenc...
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Adefunmi
Oba Efuntola Oseijeman Adelabu Adefunmi (born Walter Eugene King, 5 October 1928 – 11 February 2005) was an African-American initiated into the priesthood of the Yoruba religion.King was born in Detro...
Corbin Harney
Corbin Harney (March 24, 1920 – July 10, 2007) was an elder and spiritual leader of the Newe (Western Shoshone) people. Harney reportedly inspired the creation in 1994 of the Shundahai Network, which ...
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Neapope
Neapope (Na-pope meaning "Broth" in the Sauk language) was a spiritual leader of the Sauk tribe and advisor to Black Hawk during the Black Hawk War.
A prominent chieftain of the Sauk prior to the ...
María Sabina
María Sabina (ca. 1894? – November 23, 1985) was a Mazatec curandera who lived her entire life in a modest dwelling in the Sierra Mazateca of southern Mexico. Her practice was based on the use of the ...
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Guillermo Arévalo
Guillermo Arévalo Valera is a Shipibo curandero or healer of the Peruvian Amazon with 35+ years experience. Among the Shipibo-Conibo, he is known by his Shipibo name Ketsenbetsa, which means ‘echo of ...
Mercy Manci
Mercy Manci (born 28 September 1955 in Eastern Cape, South Africa) is a Xhosa sangoma and HIV activist from South Africa. She has participated and presented at conferences in a.o. Cameroon, Nigeria, a...
Hosteen Klah
Hosteen Klah (Navajo: Hastiin Tłʼa, 1867–1937) was a Navajo artist and medicine man. He documented aspects of Navajo religion and related ceremonial practices. He was also a master weaver.
Hos...
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Miguel Ángel Ruiz
Don Miguel Ángel Ruiz (born 1952), better known as Don Miguel Ruiz, is a Mexican author of Toltec spiritualist and neoshamanistic texts. His teachings are similar to New Age philosophies which focuses...