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An Overview of Core Shamanism
Core shamanism developed out of research done by Dr. Michael Harner. He discovered that all over the world, while the overall approaches to shamanism may be different, there were key elements in common. Dr. Harner then set about synthesizing these elements so...
Religions >> Native American, Shamanism
The PK Man Seen From an African Perspective
I have been fortunate over the past ten years to have had the opportunity to study the shamanism used in the rain forest of southwestern Nigeria. This is the traditional home of the Yoruba Nation which is one of the largest cultural groups in Western Africa...
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Religions >> Native American, Shamanism
What is Shamanic Healing?
“Shamans heals themselves. By working through their pain, they learn to help others." -Wounded Healin' "But the primitive magician, the medicine man, or the shaman is not only a sick man; he is, above all, a sick man who has been cured, who has...
Religions >> Native American, Shamanism
Cernunnos
(Also Known as Hu'Gadarn, Herne, The Horned One) Celtic God of Nature, The Wild Man of the Woods, Animal Instinct, The Hunt. Known to all Celts as the "Horned God ". God of nature, virility, fertility, animals, sex, reincarnation and shamanism....
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Introduction to Sex Magick
"Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul." Oscar Wilde Sex magick means using your sexuality in order to work magick. This technique is not new nor outrageous; although usually kept secret many...
Body Mysteries >> Sexuality

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Shamanism and Christianity: Modern-Day Tlingit Elders Look at the
Abstract. Shamanism, a key element of the precontact Tlingit culture, was seen by .
Contemporary Research on Shamanism
studies, including Barbara Iliff's excellent examinations of Tlingit shamanic kits.
Corrections to "Some Aspects of Kitanemuk Prehistory"
1961 Tlingit Shamanism and Sorcery. Kroeber. Anthropological Society Papers 25:207-220.
NWCIndians Write-up
Tlingit shamans' masks were generally without eyeholes, as the shaman often worked in a small area, and in direct contact with his patient.
Clan Mothers and Godmothers: Tlingit Women and Russian
Oct 25, 2007 the history of the Tlingit women's conversion to Russian Orthodox Christianity. Their initial . and shamans tended to be male as well.

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Worl says shamanism still influential in Tlingit culture today
Rosita Worl SHI lecture series shamanism. Sealaska Heritage Institute President Rosita Worl gives a talk on Tlingit shamanism as part of SHI's Native American History Month Lecture Series. Photo by Casey Kelly/KTOO.

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Tlingit people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tlingits were traditionally animists, and hunters ritually purified themselves before hunting animals.
Tlingit Customs
Culture
The Tlingit shaman were respected as powerful figures in their clan or lineage and were paid for their services.
Arctic Studies Center - Shaman's Mask
Asymmetric mask painting is a common feature of Tlingit shaman masks.
Shamanism
SHAMANISM. One of the more colorful and fascinating aspects of Tlingit ceremonial history is shamanism.

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