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FSS Core Shamanism Chronicles features brief personal shamanic healing accounts and practical applications of shamanism in daily life. By sharing our inspiring stories with each other, we hope to reveal the power, effectiveness, and beauty of shamanic practice.

If you have a core shamanic practice story to share, please send as an email attachment to INFO@SHAMANISM.ORG and put “Chronicles” in the subject line. Submission guidelines: No more than one page is recommended. Accounts should offer a specific personal example of healing or applying core shamanism methods in everyday life. As always, keep in mind ethical standards of confidentiality and permission: Ask your clients for permission before sharing and do not reveal their names. If your submission is selected for inclusion in the Chronicles, you may use your name or choose to be listed as anonymous.

Core Shamanism Chronicles: Shamanic Healing & Autism

The biggest impact to my life has been the healing of my daughter’s symptoms of autism. At three and four years, my daughter had some major challenges, which I recognized as symptoms of being on the autism spectrum. I had just started learning about shamanism through...

Core Shamanism Chronicles: Negotiations with Ants

For me, part of shamanism is trying to live in a fair and honest manner with "all my relations." That includes the carpenter ants that invaded my house. So I visited the ant queen and paid my respects. I told her I wanted to avoid conflict. She agreed to withdraw her...