Resources & Links

Other Practitioners

Courses / Events – Scandinavian Center For Shamanic Studies – Jonathan Horwitz and Annette Host  Cader idris Centre for Shamanic Studies – courses with Jane Shutt and Christine Mark – Courses in ancient healing ways, rites of passage and nature work with Phillipa Bondy – Courses in Compassionate Depossession – International Festival of Indigenous People, that takes place in Northern Norway each July. – an organisation who’s aim is to foster shamanic circles world-wide. List of drumming groups that meet all over the world

Book List
The Shaman by Piers Vitebsky – Fabulous overview of shamanism. Glossy, colour, easy to read, nice pictures, good information. Written by an anthropologist with twenty years of field experience.

Shamanism – Archaic techniques of ecstasy – by Mircea Eliade. Considered by some to be the definitive work on shamanism, this 1951 classic is an academic book and quite heavy going but full of shamanic techniques from across the world.

Soul Retrieval – Mending the fragmented self – by Sandra Ingerman. The book on Soul Retrieval.

The Way of the Shaman by Michael Harner. The man who created core shamanism.

The Spirits Are Always With Me by Jane Shutt. Informative and down to earth.

Shamanic Journeying: A Beginner’s Guide by Sandra Ingerman, includes drumming CD

Where Shamans Go: Journeys into Extra-Ordinary Reality by Zoe Bran

Magazines – British quarterly magazine about shamanism and animism Society for Shamanic Practice journal and articles

Drums / Rattles / Craft Work – rattles, drums, paintings by Nicholas Breeze Wood. – Faith Nolton’s visionary art to nourish heart and spirit. – beautiful drums and drum making workshops with Day Feye in the beautiful Norwegian wilderness. His wife Anasira makes custom made felt drum bags, she can be contacted via Day. – drums and rattles, these made by Susanne and Erik in Denmark who studied with Day Feye. – drums, rattles and courses in France with Nicci