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The Mind of Plants: Book launch by Synergetic Press on December 15

Glenn H. Shepard , December 13th, 2021


  –Synergetic Press has just released The Mind of Plants: Narratives of Vegetal Intelligence, edited by John C. Ryan, Patricia Vieira and Monica Gagliano, and with a foreword by D…


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"The Camera is our Weapon": Kayapó video warriors featured in new exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History in New York

Glenn H. Shepard , July 28th, 2020


The Kayapó (Megengôkrê) people of Brazil are living proof of the resistance and adaptability of Indigenous cultures. A new exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History in New York …


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Catching up with Glenn Shepard: Interview to launch benefit photography sale with Linda Matney Gallery

Glenn H. Shepard , May 22nd, 2020


This interview launches a new partnership with Linda Matney Gallery. Proceeds from the sale of selected photographs will directly support vital health services including emergency Covid-19 prevention …


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The Fish Trap: Winning poem featured by Sapiens.org for World Poetry Day

Glenn H. Shepard , March 20th, 2020


The fish trapThe fish trap is sun bleached dry halfburied in squeaking whitesand under an equatorialmoon that wants to walk across the blackmirror but instead is twiceswallowed by…


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Amazon under Fire: A letter of protest by Brazilian scientists published by the New York Review of Books

Glenn H. Shepard , November 8th, 2019


As Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro stood before the United Nations in September of 2019 downplaying media reports of increasing forest fires under his administration and denouncing world-renowned i…


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Savage System

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , July 4th, 2018


Often, I address white American attitudes towards native peoples. How historians have ignored whole sections of our history, racism and genocide against native peoples, the lack of education…


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The Awakening of the Waters: Clean water, health and village sanitation in the Peruvian Amazon

Glenn H. Shepard , February 1st, 2018


So it was, long ago, people had no clean water to drink. Instead, they drank from muddy swamps and stagnant puddles of algae and slime. One day, Shigentiri,…


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The Awakening of the Waters: Clean water, health and village sanitation in the Peruvian Amazon

Glenn H. Shepard , January 31st, 2018


So it was, long ago, people had no clean water to drink. Instead, they drank from muddy swamps and stagnant puddles of algae and slime. One day, Shigentiri,…


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The hummingbird shamans of Peru: Excerpt from "Agony and Ecstasy in the Amazon"

Glenn H. Shepard , September 20th, 2017


Abanti blew the tobacco with fast furious puffs. The snuff entered my nostrils as a sequence of chartreuse explosions that expanded in chain reaction and spread backwards and…


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The hummingbird shamans of Peru: Excerpt from "Agony and Ecstasy in the Amazon"

Glenn H. Shepard , September 20th, 2017


Abanti blew the tobacco with fast furious puffs. The snuff entered my nostrils as a sequence of chartreuse explosions that expanded in chain reaction and spread backwards and…


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This is your brain on Li-Lo: Ayahuasca in the Twenty-First Century

Glenn H. Shepard , September 3rd, 2016


The genie is out of the bottle, tweeting about the next shamanic bodywork leadership seminar, and the bottle; well, check and see if it isn’t in the back…


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This is your brain on Li-Lo: Ayahuasca in the Twenty-First Century

Glenn H. Shepard , September 3rd, 2016


The genie is out of the bottle, tweeting about the next shamanic bodywork leadership seminar, and the bottle; well, check and see if it isn’t in the back…


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This is your brain on Li-Lo: Ayahuasca in the Twenty-First Century

Glenn H. Shepard , September 3rd, 2016


The genie is out of the bottle, tweeting about the next shamanic bodywork leadership seminar, and the bottle; well, check and see if it isn’t in the back…


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This is your brain on Li-Lo: Ayahuasca in the Twenty-First Century

Glenn H. Shepard , September 3rd, 2016


The genie is out of the bottle, tweeting about the next shamanic bodywork leadership seminar, and the bottle; well, check and see if it isn’t in the back…


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Ceci N’est Pas un Contact: the Fetishization of Isolated Indigenous People [Excerpt]

Glenn H. Shepard , May 27th, 2016


Words matter. Peruvian legislation recognizes two categories of indigenous peoples with little or no interaction with outsiders and the state: “peoples in voluntary isolation” and “peoples in initial…


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Ceci N’est Pas un Contact: the Fetishization of Isolated Indigenous People [Excerpt]

Glenn H. Shepard , May 27th, 2016


Words matter. Peruvian legislation recognizes two categories of indigenous peoples with little or no interaction with outsiders and the state: “peoples in voluntary isolation” and “peoples in initial…


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Ceci N’est Pas un Contact: the Fetishization of Isolated Indigenous People [Excerpt]

Glenn H. Shepard , May 27th, 2016


Words matter. Peruvian legislation recognizes two categories of indigenous peoples with little or no interaction with outsiders and the state: “peoples in voluntary isolation” and “peoples in initial…


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Ceci N’est Pas un Contact: the Fetishization of Isolated Indigenous People [Excerpt]

Glenn H. Shepard , May 27th, 2016


Words matter. Peruvian legislation recognizes two categories of indigenous peoples with little or no interaction with outsiders and the state: “peoples in voluntary isolation” and “peoples in initial…


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Water in Yomibato: Guest post by National Geographic writer Emma Marris

Glenn H. Shepard , May 13th, 2016


I traveled last November to Manu Park in the Peruvian Amazon with writer Emma Marris to guide her among the Matsigenka people for a story she published this…


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Water in Yomibato: Guest post by National Geographic writer Emma Marris

Glenn H. Shepard , May 13th, 2016


I traveled last November to Manu Park in the Peruvian Amazon with writer Emma Marris to guide her among the Matsigenka people for a story she published this…


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Water in Yomibato: Guest post by National Geographic writer Emma Marris

Glenn H. Shepard , May 13th, 2016


I traveled last November to Manu Park in the Peruvian Amazon with writer Emma Marris to guide her among the Matsigenka people for a story she published this…


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Water in Yomibato: Guest post by National Geographic writer Emma Marris

Glenn H. Shepard , May 13th, 2016


I traveled last November to Manu Park in the Peruvian Amazon with writer Emma Marris to guide her among the Matsigenka people for a story she published this…


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Surreal Specters: Martin Gusinde and The Lost Tribes of Tierra del Fuego, reviewed in the New York Review of Books

Glenn H. Shepard , August 11th, 2015


The surrealists’ 1929 Map of the World depicts Tierra del Fuego as larger than Australia: Martin Gusinde’s photographs show us why. When Martin Gusinde was ordained as a…


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Surreal Specters: Martin Gusinde and The Lost Tribes of Tierra del Fuego, reviewed in the New York Review of Books

Glenn H. Shepard , August 11th, 2015


The surrealists’ 1929 Map of the World depicts Tierra del Fuego as larger than Australia: Martin Gusinde’s photographs show us why. When Martin Gusinde was ordained as a…


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