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Summer Solstice Ceremony

Led by Jaime Meyer

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Tending Solstice Fire

Led by Nancy Lankston

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Shamanic Creativity:
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September 27-29, 2024

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To Appropriate or Not to Appropriate
– That is a Question

By Itzhak Beery

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Tending to the Exploitation of Earth’s Resources

Led by Yana Aryze

Shamanism Without Borders Call-to-Action 

Tending to the Ocean

Led by Mary Olivar

Celtic Cross-Quarter Holiday Ceremony

BELTANE

Led by Karen Ward and John Cantwell of Ireland

Shamanism Without Borders Call-to-Action 

Tending to the Unhoused

Led by Vicki Snyder-Young

Shamanism Without Borders Call-to-Action 

Tending to Refugees

Led by Nancy Lankston

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DISCOVERING A NEW RELATIONSHIP
WITH SACRED TOBACCO

by Dave and Tally McCormack with Mary Olivar

Shamanism Without Borders Call-to-Action 

TENDING TO ARMED CONFLICT IN ISRAEL AND PALESTINE

Led by Joan Levergood

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HOW LIGHT COLUMNS CAME ABOUT

HOW LIGHT COLUMNS CAME ABOUT

Introduction by SSP Board Member Joan Levergood: The Society for Shamanic Practice is pleased to share Jill Raiguel's lovely article about working with Light Columns. We thank her for sharing the history of the Light Columns and her insights with us. Our Shamanism...

How to Summon Optimism in this World

How to Summon Optimism in this World

Follow me on a winding journey: 1. Authenticity: People like to argue over what is authentic and what is not. In shamanism, in all religion, in art, in science. In my world of Western-urban-neo-shamanic practice, it’s always “how the indigenous masters do it or did...

Creativity and Shamanism

Creativity and Shamanism

The creative process is evident in so many different activities and expressions, yet you can discern a common thread amongst all of these despite their unique characteristics. The examples below of a painter and a shaman provide the contrast and similarities between...

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SACRED SONGS OF THE LAND

SACRED SONGS OF THE LAND

This video is from the 2023 SSP Conference - Teachings from the Land: Visible and Invisible Vibration is the essence of the Universe. And the human voice could be considered our most powerful, versatile, and healing shamanic tool. Song and tone are used as part of...

SAMHAIN 2023 CEREMONY VIDEO

SAMHAIN 2023 CEREMONY VIDEO

Below is the video of the Samhain Celtic Cross-Quarter Ceremony by Dr. Karen Ward and John Cantwell, originally aired live on October 31st, 2023. *Please note that there is a blurred background at the beginning that will be removed soon into the recording. THE CELTIC...

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.

CELTIC CROSS-QUARTER HOLIDAY Ceremonies

At each calendar quarter we hold a Celtic Cross-Quarter Holiday Ceremony. Imbolg (February 1st), Beltane (May 1st), Lughnasagh (August 1st) and Samhain (October 31st). Led by Dr. Karen Ward and John Cantwell of Ireland, these 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 the Exploitation of Earth’s Resources

Tending to the Exploitation of Earth’s Resources

Please join us for a Shamanism Without Borders tending event. The Earth is our only home. Estimates state that as much as 77% of the land and 87% of the ocean have been modified by humans in destructive ways to our environment, primarily driven by the high demand for...

Tending to the Ocean

Tending to the Ocean

This is a Shamanism Without Borders Call-to-Action. The Ocean, the original home for life on Earth, has a deeply important role in maintaining balance on our planet. It covers over 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, holds over 95 percent of the Earth’s water, and...

Tending to the Unhoused

Tending to the Unhoused

This is a Shamanism Without Borders Call-to-Action The number of unhoused people in the US reached an all-time high of more than half a million people in 2023. Many people are suffering as a result of being unhoused.  People lose their housing due to poverty, mental...

Tending to the Exploitation of Earth’s Resources

Tending to the Exploitation of Earth’s Resources

Please join us for a Shamanism Without Borders tending event. The Earth is our only home. Estimates state that as much as 77% of the land and 87% of the ocean have been modified by humans in destructive ways to our environment, primarily driven by the high demand for...

Tending to the Ocean

Tending to the Ocean

This is a Shamanism Without Borders Call-to-Action. The Ocean, the original home for life on Earth, has a deeply important role in maintaining balance on our planet. It covers over 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, holds over 95 percent of the Earth’s water, and...

Tending to the Unhoused

Tending to the Unhoused

This is a Shamanism Without Borders Call-to-Action The number of unhoused people in the US reached an all-time high of more than half a million people in 2023. Many people are suffering as a result of being unhoused.  People lose their housing due to poverty, mental...

Tending to Refugees

Tending to Refugees

This is a Shamanism Without Borders Call-to-Action The number of refugees in our world has dramatically increased in the last decade. Tens of millions of people are being displaced from their homes by natural and manmade disasters such as floods, droughts, fires,...

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