Santa the Shaman: An Interview with Melville Hunter

Santa the Shaman: An Interview with Melville Hunter

This is one of a series of interviews Cecile is doing for a forthcoming book that looks at shamanic practitioners who integrate shamanism into Western culture in interesting and unusual ways — ways that open our hearts and minds to what’s possible for spirits’...
BOOK REVIEW: Shamanism in the Ice Age

BOOK REVIEW: Shamanism in the Ice Age

BOOK REVIEW: Shamanism in the Ice Age Reflections on Kim Stanley Robinson’s novel Shaman by Tom Cowan Often we derive secret pleasure when informing people who label shamanism a “new age fad” that shamanism is 35,000 to 40,000 years old, maybe older, more...
Problem Solving Using the Medicine Wheel

Problem Solving Using the Medicine Wheel

Clients work with me for a variety of reasons . . . crisis intervention, personal growth and very often for problem solving.  Time and time again, I’ve seen the effectiveness of using shamanic wisdom as a template for problem solving, especially through the use of the...
Shamanic Offerings

Shamanic Offerings

There are specific locales on Earth that hold great power, contain the ability to heal and can quicken the awakening process. These areas, sometimes referred to as power spots, act as portals to the spirit world and often reside near natural expressions of beauty such...