Circle of the Foundation Members Benefits
This page describes the benefits available to Circle of the Foundation Members for the 2016-17 membership year (through October 31, 2017). Depending upon your membership, you may receive some or all of these benefits. For a quick summary of member benefits, you may download the Compare Benefits chart in PDF format.
All Circle of the Foundation Members receive the Shamanism Annual, the Foundation's scholarly journal; a listing in the journal's Voluntary Circle of the Foundation Telephone Directory; the FSS E-News; access to the online FSS Members Circle with exclusive audio, video, articles, and photos; a listing in the Shamanic Services directory on shamanism.org; free attendance at two live interactive video webinars; and a 10% discount on the FSS web store items (online).
These benefits are described below. Depending on your membership, you may also qualify for the additional benefits of a Member Bio and tuition discounts on FSS workshops, also described below.
The Shamanism Annual
The Shamanism Annual is the Foundation's scholarly journal. It contains articles about shamanism and shamanic consciousness worldwide, and other valuable information not accessible through the bimonthly E-Newsletter or the website. The Shamanism Annual also includes news about Foundation activities and the Voluntary Members Telephone Directory. (Inclusion in the Directory is optional. You'll be given the option to be included or not when you join.) If you choose to be listed, your listing will appear in the 2017 Directory if you join the Circle by November 3, 2017; otherwise, your listing will appear in the 2018 Directory. Note: Join or renew by November 4, 2016 and you will be listed in the 2016 Directory as well.
Read articles from past issues of Shamanism and the Shamanism Annual.
The E-News is sent by email three times a year and includes Foundation news, course announcements, shamanic healing tips, news about shamanism worldwide, articles...and more. See samples.
FSS Members Circle
The FSS Circle is the area on our website exclusively for members of the Circle of the Foundation. Through the FSS Circle, you can access exclusive content from the FSS archives, including streaming audio and video, photos, and articles. Additional Circle content is added periodically.
Login to the Circle and use the "My FSS" feature to update contact information, edit a listing in the print Circle of the Foundation Directory, and add or edit an online Shamanic Services Listing or Member Bio.Exclusive content for the FSS Member's Circle includes:
Shamanic Services Listings
Share information about your shamanic practice with our website visitors. A listing in the Shamanic Services directory on shamanism.org includes your name, location, a 30-word description about your practice written by you, a photo or graphic, your website address, and an email contact form. To protect your privacy the email contact form does not disclose your email address to website visitors.
Listings are optional and you can manage your listing through the members-only area of our website (full instructions will be emailed to you after processing your membership).
10% Discount on FSS Shamanic Store Items
When you join the Circle or renew your membership, you will receive a coupon code for a 10% discount when you order items from the FSS online shamanic store, good for your membership term. To receive the discount, when you order items from the FSS store, enter your coupon code during the checkout process. If you forget your coupon code, you can view it by logging in to your FSS Circle account on shamanism.org.
FSS Member Artwork Slideshow
As a member, you are eligible to submit your shamanically-related artwork/photos for consideration for display online in the Artwork of the Members of the Circle of the Foundation slideshow. Email your artwork/photos to firstname.lastname@example.org. If your photo is selected, you will be notified and it will be uploaded to the slideshow.Guidelines for submission:
Interactive live video-webinar-conferences
For Circle Members, free interactive live video-webinar-conferences (at least two per year) — led by Susan Mokelke, with FSS faculty members and special guests. An additional interactive live video-webinar-conference with Michael Harner or Sandra Harner will be held for Sponsoring and Council members.
Member Bios for Sponsoring and Council Members
The public online Members Bio provides a way for you to network with others in the Circle of the Foundation, as well as letting the public know about you, your interests, experience, and practice. All bios include 150-word words about you, a photo or graphic, and an email contact form. To protect your privacy the contact link does not disclose your email address.
Weekend Workshop Discounts for Sponsoring and Council Members
Sponsoring and Council Members receive a 10% tuition discount on two FSS weekend (two-day) workshops in the USA and Canada for this membership year. (Discount must be used within one year of the start date of your 2016-17 membership. For example, if you renew or join in October of 2016, you will have until October of 2017 to use the discount.) More about discounts...
Weekend Workshop "Invite a Friend" Tuition Discounts for all Circle Members
Two Week Shamanic Healing Intensive Discount for Council Members
Council Members receive a 10% tuition discount for the Two Week Shamanic Healing Intensive. (Discount must be used within one year of the start date of your 2016-17 membership. For example, if you renew or join in October of 2016, you will have until October of 2017 to use the discount.) More about discounts...
Annual Meeting of the Council by Live Interactive Video-Webinar for Council Members
Council Members are invited to the annual Meeting of the Council by live interactive video-webinar — led by Susan Mokelke, with Michael Harner and special guests. The meeting is typically held the last Saturday in January.
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