Monthly Archives: September 2012

Do Animals Mourn Their Dead?

The Foundation for Shamanic Studies September newsletter references a fascinating study of  Western scrub jays’ reaction to a deceased bird of their own kind. “A recent study looked at the behavior of Western scrub jays, who apparently summon other jays … Continue reading

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Did you know drumming circles improve health? Why not join one in Durham?

I’m reposting this article from January in honor of the drumming circle to be held here tonight! Shamanic communities have experienced the benefits of drumming together for thousands of years. Researchers have now documented that the benefits of participating in … Continue reading

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