Posts Tagged ‘Amazon’

Sacred Soil: Biochar and the Regeneration of the Earth, Is Now in Bookstores!

Sacred Soil: Biochar and the Regeneration of the Earth, Is Now in Bookstores!

I would like to share with you that yesterday marked the release of our book, Sacred Soil: Biochar and the Regeneration of the Earth! A collaboration between a clean technology scientist, an anthropologist working among native communities in the high […]

Sacred Soil — An Indigenous, Pre-Colombian Technology That Might Just Save Our Planet

Sacred Soil — An Indigenous, Pre-Colombian Technology That Might Just Save Our Planet

This video, recently completed by anthropologist Frederique Apffel-Marglin, explores a type of soil throughout the Amazon Basin, known as Amazonian Dark Earth. This soil, over 8,500 years old, is still fertile today. Indeed, it is considered to be the most […]

Ayahuasca Matters: Interviews with Robert Tindall

Ayahuasca Matters: Interviews with Robert Tindall

“My take is “salvation” or “obtaining liberation,” in the Western sense, is clearly an import into Amazonian culture. Their concern is in how to walk the way of life and death, how to understand their world in greater depth. Juan […]

Shamanic Song in the Treatment of Addiction

Shamanic Song in the Treatment of Addiction

Our society is well aware of the addictive siren song of drugs such as heroin, cocaine, and chemically-degraded tobacco, all derived from originally sacred, healing plants. Yet little is known of the power of psychoactive plants to heal addiction, especially […]