Category: Indigenous Cultures & Anthropology

New Release: The Smell of Rain on Dust

Inspiring hope, solace, and courage in the face of loss, author and Tzutujil Mayan shaman Martín Prechtel shares profound insights on the relationship between grief and praise—and how modern culture has suppressed our ability to fully and honestly express our feelings of loss. In today’s world, grief is something we usually experience in private, and …continue

New Release: Original Thinking

In Original Thinking, Glenn Aparicio Parry delves into the evolution of Western thought to recover the living roots of wisdom that can correct the imbalances in our modern worldview. Inspired by groundbreaking dialogues that the author organized between Native American elders and leading-edge Western scientists to explore the underlying principles of the cosmos, this book …continue

New Release: Talking Story

Talking Story is the extraordinary journey of an unwitting heroine, whose adventure is a testament that the greatest exploration we will ever make is traversing our inner landscape. Such an expedition requires unflinching surrender and a courageous heart. Marie-Rose bravely and fiercely exemplifies both. –Dr. Elizabeth Kapu’uwailani Lindsey, National Geographic Explorer and award-winning filmmaker of …continue

New Release: The Ayahuasca Test Pilots Handbook

I can’t imagine that anyone besides Chris Kilham could write the definitive guide to using ayahuasca. In this book, Chris shares his vast knowledge base and experience with la medicina in a way that’s informative, entertaining, and enlightening. — Robyn Griggs Lawrence, natural-living advocate and former editor of Natural Home magazine Ayahuasca, the Amazonian psychoactive …continue