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‘We Believe Ourselves to Be Owners, That’s the Problem’ – August 2, 2013

A conversation with Colombian shaman Taita Juan Guillermo

Ten years ago, if you wanted to meet a shaman from the Amazon rainforest you pretty much had to schlep down to the Amazon. But these days it’s becoming common for medicine men (and women) to venture outside their native lands and travel to the industrialized countries in North and Central America. Why? To share their ancient indigenous teachings and raise awareness about our imperiled Earth. Taita Juan Guillermo Chindoy, one of the youngest spiritual leaders of one of the oldest tribes in Colombia, is among one of these travelling shamans. I recently met with the 28 year-old Inga spiritual healer and spoke with him about the health and wellness… more

by: Genna Marie

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