The Santo Daime Religion

The Santo Daime Religion
-By Steven Mizrach Abstract In this paper, the reader will be introduced to the sect of Santo Daime, a Brazilian religion which combines Christianity with the indigenous practice of using ayahuasca, a native entheogenic plant. This group should be of interest to...

The Matses Indians – Making Magic

The Matses Indians – Making Magic
-By Peter Gorman The night air in the backwater lowlands of the Peruvian Amazon was thick with the incessant buzzing of insects. Overhead bats flew, their shapes silhouetted by a half moon rising behind the forest across the Rio Lobo. Though the rainy season had...
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