Michael Harner

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Michael Harner

America 1929 - 2018 RIP

Comments: Anthropologist Shaman ;Amazon Indians, Conibo people of the Ucayali River region in the Peruvian Amazon; Shamanism; Spirit Canoe; chanting and drumming; double- drumming (one in each ear, almost the same but not quite); "core shamanism"; started giving training workshops in the late 1970s to small groups; Julie of ObIG went to his workshops and then brought his tapes and training back to the coven in the 1980s;

Teachers: Joseph Campbell; Gregory Bateson; Margaret Mead; Anton LaVey;

Students: Chuck Furnace; Ashbow; Julie; BoneBlossom; Sandra Harner, wife; Andras Corban Arthen; Nevill Drury;

Organizations; Foundation for Shamanic Studies

Author: The Way of the Shaman: A Guide to Power and Healing, 1980; Hallucinogens and Shamanism, 1973; The Jivaro - People of the Sacred Waterfalls;

Resources; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Harner; http://www.shamanism.org/; read him here http://www.scribd.com/doc/2932725/Shamanism-Michael-Harner-The-Way-of-the-Shaman