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Mateo Arevalo Maynas ayahuasca

Becoming a Master of Ayahuasca Takes Courage, Endurance, and Respect

My name is Mateo Arévalo Maynas. I’m 64 years old, and my Shipibo name is Isayu. For decades I have been...
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The Yarinacocha Declaration of Shipibo Healers, ASOMASHK

In the long shadow cast by the murder of Maestra Olivia Arévalo Lomas at the hands of a Canadian ayahuasca tourist, Coshikox (Consejo Shipibo-Konibo-Xetebo), the...
Ayahuasca-Tourism-Maestro Pedro Tangoa Lopez

The Dangers of the Ayahuasca Tourism Boom

Ayahuasca tourism and commercialization are distorting the cultural originality of the medicine's traditions.
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Don’t Forget Us Native People Behind the Ayahuasca

My name is Victoria Corisepa Dreve, I'm Harakbut, from the Wachiperi Indigenous Amazonian group. The reason why we're here is very important...
ayahuasca shaman

My 30 Years of Being an Ayahuasca Shaman for Locals and...

I would like to let you know my story and how I became a master of curanderismo and ayahuasca shamanism.

Ayahuasca Has a Special Connection with My People, the Shipibo

Many can participate in ceremonies, but ayahuasca has a unique power and a very special connection with the Shipibo people.
Pablo Amaringo

Plant Visions: An Interview with Ayahuasca Artist Pablo Amaringo

Pablo Amaringo is one of the world’s greatest visionary artists. He is renowned for his highly complex, colourful and intricate paintings that are inspired...