Hands Across Time: Exploring the Rock Art of Borneo

Hands Across Time: Exploring the Rock Art of BorneoA painting in Gua Tewet records a shaman's trek into the spirit world, Chazine says. The lizard in the center represents the shaman. The jagged line under the lizard—a sort of stairway—stands for the shaman's difficult path. The smooth lines on the right symbolize the successful completion of the journey, when the shaman attains an altered state of consciousness that affects all parts of his body and allows him to communicate with spirits.

'We have lost touch with Mother Nature'

Shaman says we're too late to stop global warming.
Thirty years ago, there was time to change and reverse the effects of global warming on this earth. In 1978, Angaangaq Lyberth informed the world in front of the United Nations about the melting of the Arctic ice cap. Back then, there was time to change. Now Lyberth said, there isn't.

An interview with Amasina, a shaman in the Amazon rainforest

An interview with Amasina, a shaman in the Amazon rainforestDeep in the Suriname rainforest, an innovative conservation group is working with indigenous tribes to protect their forest home and culture using traditional knowledge combined with cutting-edge technology.

A ‘Rich People’s Woodstock,’ With More Drums

A ‘Rich People’s Woodstock,’ With More DrumsSAGAPONACK, N.Y. — The mystery began on the first Monday night of August, when as many as 1,500 people, according to the local police, descended on Sagg Main Beach here to dance to the polyrhythmic beats of a Brazilian drumming circle.

Shaman Chocolates Support Indigenous Tribe with Sales from Organic Treats

Shaman Chocolates Support Indigenous Tribe with Sales from Organic TreatsThe gourmet organic chocolate bars from Shaman Chocolates don't just make another sweet gift for friends and family this holiday season, they also offer a socially responsible alternative. All profits from the sale of the certified organic and Fair Trade Shaman Chocolates help support the Huichol Indians, a tribe living in central western Mexico in the Sierra Madre Mountains, who are said to be the last Indigenous Tribe in North America to have maintained their pre-Columbian traditions.