In July of 2001 I traveled to Pakistan to visit a small group of animists called the Kalash. I was told that the most powerful of the three remaining Kalash Dehars (Shaman) was at a mountain camp where he spends the summer herding his goats.
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In November of ’99 I made a trip to the headwaters of the Amazon in Ecuador’s Northern Oriente as part of my series on indigenous people and their spiritual mediators—the people we in the west refer to as Shamans.
Next my exploration of shamanism and culture brought me to the small village of Daerga, on the Amu River of Siberia. My guide, Nadia, explained to me that all of the shaman in this area are older women, one of which is 87 yr. old Lindsa.
Another profound experience I had with Shaman happened in Northern Kenya while I was photographing the Samburu tribe. While I was there my guide let me know that many of the villagers mentioned that their “predictor”
My first experience with an altered state of consciousness as a cultural ritual will forever be etched in my mind. In 1994 I traveled to Dharamsala, India to photograph for my book Tibetan Portrait. While there I met Mick Brown a journalist for the Daily Telegraph in London who had an appointment to interview the… Read more »