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The Living Inca Heritage

[scribd id=83129281 key=key-7pu125d4l483z5f6pqp mode=list] The Living Inca Heritage by Peter Cloudsley: Published in Geographical Magazine.  INCA and pre-Inca cultures are generally assigned to the realms of history,incarnate only in Machu Picchu and other famous sites. Yet the Peruvian Indians have doggedly preserved some of the…

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The History of Coca – The Divine Plant of the Incas

[scribd id=82732649 key=key-lymbfz9vyhmx2bkyiuc mode=list] This magnificent book by W. Golden Mortimer, published in 1901 and long out of print, has been digitized by Microsoft for the  University of California and now available in the Open Internet Archive. The book contains nearly 200 hundred illustrations.

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Shamans of Peru CD – Review in Sacred Hoop Magazine

[scribd id=82541524 key=key-a5urim15rqbubt3b6pr mode=list]   Sacred Hoop Magazine – Review of the Shamans of Peru: Sacred Chants, Icaros, and Ceremonial Music CD. Reviewed in Issue 36, Spring 2002  

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Machu Picchu – World Heritage Site

Machu Picchu, a set on Flickr. Machu Picchu -World Heritage Site Machu Picchu stands 2,430 m above sea-level, in the middle of a tropical mountain forest, in an extraordinarily beautiful setting. It was probably the most amazing urban creation of the Inca Empire at its…

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Coca Myths – a research paper by the Transnational Institute

[scribd id=81813295 key=key-jgb20m51bp64178ruux mode=list] A  very well researched and informative study from the Transnational Institute about the Coca (erythroxylum) plant.

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Lifting the ban on coca chewing – Bolivia’s proposal

[scribd id=81739611 key=key-cljsxvum4endf6abiar mode=list] As documented by the Transnational Institute: The 2007 UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples – recently endorsed by the United States in December 2010 – states that “indigenous peoples have the right to maintain, control, protect and develop their cultural heritage, traditional knowledge and traditional…

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Ceremonial Chants, Music and Ayahuasca Icaros | Shamans of Peru CD

Shamans of Peru – MP3 Download from the Web The beautiful, plaintive music of Peruvian shamans was recorded at ceremonies in the Andean mountains and the Amazon rainforest. The chants and icaros have an organic relationship to the medicine plants, and are primarily intended as…

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Ayahuasca Shaman, and Mystic – Alonso del Rio

Alonso del Rio is a powerful maestro who interweaves Shipibo and other icaros with sacred music of his own to lead you on your journey; he is both a talented musician and an inspiring communicator of the Amazonian shamanic world. He first came into contact…

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The Cactus of Vision – San Pedro

The use of San Pedro cactus and healing altars in the shamanic tradition of Northern Peru. Shamans from different cultures and traditions have been using psychoactive plants since the dawn of human emergence. These plants have been used traditionally for guidance divination, healing, maintaining a…

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Shamans of Peru – CD

THE SHAMANS OF PERU CD Ceremonial Chants, Icaros, and Music Shamans of Peru – Recorded on Eagle’s Wing Journeys to Peru Contains chants and dramatic effects of six different ceremonies with shamans who have worked with Eagle’s Wing Groups. Two ceremonies with San Pedro maestros…

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