Core Shamanism Chronicles: Drums Have Power

Core Shamanism Chronicles: Drums Have Power ©2019 Foundation for Shamanic Studies I am a shamanic practitioner living in Canada. I occasionally make and sell traditional-style shamanic drums using natural materials such as cedar wood and deer rawhide. Drums are...

Core Shamanism Chronicles: Manifestation During Healing Session

This client had heard of shamanic healing from my god-daughter, who had some very positive results from a healing session that included extraction healing, power animal retrieval and soul retrieval. I met the client thru a phone call, and she told me of some issues...

Core Shamanism Chronicles: Skunk Power

I am reclaiming my power. Specifically, I am reclaiming Skunk power. I don’t think it ever left me, but when I was first given it, I didn’t know what to do. My life was in pieces and I was new to the world of spirits as shamanism understands it. In my twenties I went...

Core Shamanism Chronicles: Help for Ukraine

The FSS is providing this forum for our shamanic community to share inspiration, activities, artistic endeavors, actions, and ideas about what is being done to help Ukraine and its people. Scroll to the comments section below to leave a comment. Comments will be...

Core Shamanism Chronicles: Beginning Journey Experience

I have been reading Michael Harner's books The Way of the Shaman and Cave and Cosmos. I have recently taken two trips to the Lower World by following the instructions in Way of the Shaman. My second time journeying was definitely eye opening. When I came out of the...

Core Shamanism Chronicles: My Spontaneous Healing

My name is Eli and I have just returned from the second year of the FSS Europe (FSSE) Three Year Program in Advanced Shamanism, October 2021, in Switzerland.* In November 2020 I came down with a neurological condition that left me virtually an invalid. I spent two...