Articles Related to Shamanism

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List of Articles

Shamanic Healing: We Are Not Alone

An Interview of Michael Harner by Bonnie Horrigan
© Shamanism, Spring/Summer 1997, Vol. 10, No. 1
This very informative interview may answer many of your questions regarding shamanism.

My Path in Shamanism

Interview with Michael Harner
From Higher Wisdom by Roger Walsh and Charles S. Grob. Albany: State University of New York Press, ©2005.

Shamanism and Personal Transformation (PDF)

by Susan Mokelke
How shamanic practice can aid in human transformation.
© Shamanism Annual, December 2021, Issue 34.

A Core Shamanic Theory of Dreams

by Michael Harner
From Shamanic Dreamwork, August 14, 2010 © 2010 Michael Harner
© Shamanism Annual, December 2010, Issue 23.

Ethical Considerations in Shamanic Healing

by Susan Mokelke
© Shamanism Annual, December 2008, Issue 21
UPDATED VERSION (PDF) © Shamanism Annual, December 2023, Issue 36

Shamanic Healing in the Treatment of PTSD (PDF)

S. Mokelke, JD; N. Caldwell, MTCM, L.Ac; A. Solomon, MSW, LCSW; S. Williams, MA
This article was first published as a chapter in Total War on PTSD, a unique compilation of holistic and alternative treatments for veterans suffering from PTSD. (©2023 by Courtenay Nold. Sierra Vista: Southern Arizona Press.)
© Shamanism Annual, December 2023, Issue 36.

The Healing Power of Song (PDF)

by Susan Mokelke
It is not surprising that songs and shamanism are synergistic for healing. The shaman sees with the heart and music speaks to the heart. When a song is imbued with the compassion of the helping spirits, it offers powerful healing for body and soul.
©2024 Susan Mokelke, The Foundation for Shamanic Studies

Shamanic Training in Digital Space (PDF)

by Susan Mokelke
With a global reach, shamanic training in digital space offers humanity a profound and effective tool for learning shamanic practice and how to connect with the compassionate helping spirits.
© Shamanism Annual, December 2020, Issue 33.

Core Shamanism and Daily Life

by Susan Mokelke
© Shamanism Annual, December 2009, Issue 22

The Reawakening of Shamanism in the West

by Bill Brunton
© Shamanism, Fall/Winter 2003, Vol. 16, No. 2

Shamanism and Creativity

by Sandra Harner
© Shamanism, Fall/Winter 1999, Vol. 12, No. 2

The Way of the Shaman: A Conversation with Susan Mokelke

Interviewed by Dave Phillips
© Network - Ireland's Holistic Magazine, Network 88, Jan-Feb-March 2014
Susan Mokelke, president of the Foundation for Shamanic Studies, talks about the work of the Foundation.

Power Animal Retrieval

by Lora Jansson
©Shamanism Annual, December 2012, Issue 25

Spiritual Help for the Burning West

By Nan Moss
© Shamanism, Fall/Winter 1999, Vol. 12, No. 2

The History and Work of the Foundation for Shamanic Studies

by Michael Harner
© Shamanism, Fall/Winter 1999, Vol. 12, No. 2

The Shaman Unbound: A Teaching Miracle

by Susan Mokelke, J.D.
© Shamanism Annual, December 2014, Issue 27

The Reality of Spirits

by Edith Turner
© Shamanism, Spring/Summer 1997, Vol. 10, No. 1

The Need for a Spirituality Focused on Healing - Free of Politics

A letter from Michael Harner in response to September 11.

Healing the Aftermath of Terror

by Bill Brunton-Editor, Shamanism
© Shamanism, Fall/Winter 2001, Vol. 14, No. 2

Effective Core Shamanic Drumming Circles

by Susan Mokelke
© Shamanism, Spring/Summer 2007, Vol. 20, No. 1

Shamanism and the Spirits of Weather

by Nan Moss and David Corbin
© Shamanism, Spring/Summer 1999, Vol. 12, No. 1

Tuva, Land of Eagles. -The Foundation's 1993 Expedition to Tuva

by Bill Brunton
© Shamanism, Spring 1994, Vol. 7, No. 1

Shamanism Alive and Well: The 1999 Legacy of the First FSS Expedition to Tuva

by Paul Uccusic
© Shamanism, Fall/Winter 2000, Vol. 13, Nos. 1 & 2

An Evening with an Inuit Elder

by Alesia Kunz

Why Study Core Shamanism?

by Susan Mokelke
©2007 The Foundation for Shamanic Studies, Inc.

What Core Shamanism Has Given Me

by Timothy Flynn

A Personal Look at Core Shamanism

by Timothy Flynn

Passion Projects: What Fuels the Heart

by Lora Jansson
©2010 The Foundation for Shamanic Studies, Inc.

Michael Harner: An 80th Birthday Tribute

by Susan Mokelke
©2009 The Foundation for Shamanic Studies, Inc.

Talking Stick
Talking Stick by Dana Rachshtul, Three-Year Graduate. Talking stick (flattened) carved in a willow wood.