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A 501(c)3 non-profit organization and an alliance of people, worldwide, who are deeply committed to integrating shamanic principles and practices into daily life to promote a healthy relationship with self, community, and the earth. We are dedicated to supporting all levels of experience, strive to empower through education, and encourage cultivating a deep connection to the community. Together we walk this spiritual path with integrity, respect, and practicality.

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Recent Articles

Our article library, also known as the Journal of Shamanic Practice, is a constantly growing collection from authors of many traditions.

Accepting our Spiritual Allies

Accepting our Spiritual Allies

In shamanic practices, we encounter and work with a variety of spiritual allies.  Developing relations with these allies is not only key, there is also a communion of respect and devotion that is entwined into that relationship.  Our spiritual allies become personal...

Building a Container for Abundance and Prosperity

Building a Container for Abundance and Prosperity

Many people who are called to the shamanic path have a deep desire to be of service. It seems natural to believe that once you have cultivated your skills and are living your life in service to Spirit, the doors of abundance and prosperity will open to you. Sometimes...

Hank Wesselman 1941-2021

Hank Wesselman 1941-2021

Our colleague Hank Wesselman died peacefully near his home in Hawaii on February 15 of this year after a short illness, with his beloved wife, Jill Kuykendall, at his side. Together they led shamanic training workshops and divided their time between northern...

In Service to a Sovereignty Goddess

In Service to a Sovereignty Goddess

As shamanic practitioners, our work is ever-evolving. Relationships with spirit allies grow and change as we develop and nurture our personal medicine. Perhaps a few spirit allies from our initial years in shamanism have come and gone, or perhaps the ones who have...

Tribute to Jamie Sams

Tribute to Jamie Sams

Tribute to Jamie Sams 1951-2020 In the beginning stages of my work in shamanism I was introduced to the Medicine Cards by Jamie Sams and David Carson. I didn’t really click with the more traditional tarot cards at the time so when these came along I was immediately...

Reindeer in the Spiritual DNA

Reindeer in the Spiritual DNA

Today, across the vast expanse of northern Europe, sub-Arctic Russia and Mongolia, stretch many nations of reindeer-herding people. The Sami, the Evenki, the Chuckchi and many more. Many cultures, languages and customs abound, but something these people share is a...

New Audio Releases

Our audio library contains a collection of interviews, meditations, stories and teachings to enrich your daily practice.

Shamanism and PTSD: Treating the Body and Soul

Shamanism and PTSD: Treating the Body and Soul

In addition to shamanic treatments with clients or when using shamanic principles and practices for oneself, it’s useful to augment these treatments with other activities that support the healing of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In particular, understanding...

A Celtic Healing for Dis-orientation

A Celtic Healing for Dis-orientation

In this 16 minute audio, Jaime Meyer works with Brigid, the Celtic goddess of healing, sunrise and springtime. "It is said that Brigid breathes new life into the mouth of dead winter. Brigid sings new warmth into the seeds under the dark earth. Brigid breathes new...

Mountaineering & Shamanism

Mountaineering & Shamanism

If you find yourself being called to the mountains, whether for a casual hike or an endeavor, it's wise to learn to co-exist with the spirit of the mountain while in its presence. Through storytelling, Laurie tells of his passion for mountain guiding and the...

Clearing and Protection

Clearing and Protection

Clearing should be a practice that is done regularly, particularly in times of great intensity. Once your clear or your environment has been cleared then it’s important to place protection in order to manage the boundaries around yourself, around your environment,...

Part 2: Power and Energy

Part 2: Power and Energy

Power is life force charge, collected and concentrated. Power flows along the path of attention. Wherever we hold our attention, there is our experience of life. Interviewed by Dr. Steven Farmer, Jade Grigori describes the difference between Power & Energy. Part 2...

What is a Psychopomp in Shamanic Practice?

What is a Psychopomp in Shamanic Practice?

There are many possibilities for why a dying or deceased soul would need to be guided from the earth to the afterlife. In shamanic practice, this is one of the traditional jobs of the shaman. José provides explanations of this process and helps to answer the why, how,...

Seasonal Medicine Wheel Ceremonies

At the turn of each season we hold a virtual ceremony to honor the four directions of the medicine wheel. Led by a ceremonialist from our board of directors, ceremonies are available to our members by Zoom conference line, and recorded for those who wish to listen at a different time.

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Tending to Tigray: A HUMANITARIAN CRISIS

Tending to Tigray: A HUMANITARIAN CRISIS

ABOUT THIS AUDIO The Tigray region of Northern Ethiopia is undergoing violent conflict. The scenario there includes the destruction of homes and farmland, many thousands of refugees and millions lacking basic resources, war crimes, human rights violations, genocide,...

Tending Our Communities

Tending Our Communities

ABOUT THIS AUDIO In these turbulent times, our communities need our support more than ever. Join SWB Community Leader, Nancy Lankston as we gather in a space of non-judgment and compassion to journey together. We ask for guidance from Spirit regarding how best to...

Tending to Leadership & Government Structures

Tending to Leadership & Government Structures

ABOUT THIS AUDIO Whether in the United States with upcoming changes in leadership, or in another country in the world, our leadership structures could use a little tending. From a neutral place of non-judgment, Lena Stevens, SSP Board Member and Shamanic Practitioner...

Tending to Tigray: A HUMANITARIAN CRISIS

Tending to Tigray: A HUMANITARIAN CRISIS

ABOUT THIS AUDIO The Tigray region of Northern Ethiopia is undergoing violent conflict. The scenario there includes the destruction of homes and farmland, many thousands of refugees and millions lacking basic resources, war crimes, human rights violations, genocide,...

Tending Our Communities

Tending Our Communities

ABOUT THIS AUDIO In these turbulent times, our communities need our support more than ever. Join SWB Community Leader, Nancy Lankston as we gather in a space of non-judgment and compassion to journey together. We ask for guidance from Spirit regarding how best to...

Tending to Leadership & Government Structures

Tending to Leadership & Government Structures

ABOUT THIS AUDIO Whether in the United States with upcoming changes in leadership, or in another country in the world, our leadership structures could use a little tending. From a neutral place of non-judgment, Lena Stevens, SSP Board Member and Shamanic Practitioner...

Tending to the Food & Farming Industry

Tending to the Food & Farming Industry

ABOUT THIS AUDIO Headlines from around the world have been expressing a need for the support of farmworkers, food industry workers, as well as millions in COVID- affected countries who are experiencing shortages in the supply chain. Together, we will journey to see...

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