Category Archives: African Shamanism

In South Africa, white people become traditional healers (sangomas).

The number of white traditional healers, or Sangomas, is on the rise in Azania (South Africa). During Apartheid, the practice was made illegal. But now it’s big business, and some are unhappy that white South Africans are now practicing traditional … Continue reading

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IBOGAINE-Rite of Passage FULL DOCUMENTARY part1/6

A Revealing documentary about the most promising treatment modality for drug dependance available. It is the only substance we know, which is capable of blocking acute withdrawal in opioid addicts as well as cocaine and alcohol. Although the FDA decided … Continue reading

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Zulu sangomas dancing in ceremony

This video was taken at my red ceremony as a student sangoma in the Zulu tradition. Notice the low entrance to the ancestor hut. The ceremony started on a Friday evening and ended the next day at around 4pm. The … Continue reading

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Sobonfu Somé speaks about names and initiation…

Sobonfu Somé of the Dagara tribe of Burkina Faso, West Africa talks about names, community, initiation, mentorship, challenges and ritual. It’s interesting that the life of a Dagara tribesperson is so similar to ours in the West in so many … Continue reading

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Women shaman

Here is a taste of the role of women in shamanism – spiritual leaders, medicine women, priestesses and shamans from Africa, Asia, and the Americas.

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Malidoma Patrice Somé: African Ritual & Initiation – Jeffrey Mishlove

Malidoma Patrice Somé explains the view of the soul in the Dagara tribe that lives a shamanic life-style.  The soul is “an ageless entity that is preparing itself to bring a substantial contribution to the betterment and stability of a … Continue reading

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A Thousand Suns

A Thousand Suns tells the story of the Gamo Highlands of the African Rift Valley and the unique worldview held by the people of the region. This isolated area has remained remarkably intact both biologically and culturally. It is one … Continue reading

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