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The Living Shaman Museum is a nonprofit project of the Spirited Medicine Alliance, in collaboration with Inquiring Systems, Inc. (ISI) as its fiscal sponsor. Founded in 1978, ISI is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation that has provided services to 3,650 nonprofit and NGO organizations in 32 countries. Ninety percent of donations go directly to benefit projects.



Join us on a creative adventure in the heart of the Amazon!

Make art using natural dyes, handspun thread, and bark cloth from the Amazon jungles of Peru. Work with an indigenous Women’s Co-Op in Iquitos learning traditional techniques, and modern techniques, too. Expert naturalist guides give our stay at the award-winning Yarapa River Lodge the rich eco-immersion of the Amazon…the greatest expression of life on Earth.

Create Art in the Amazon: using Natural Materials!


  • Mark Wangberg, MFA, artist, teacher and poet Director of External Relations for the Victor Morey Pena School of Fine Arts in Iquitos, Peru.
  • Connie Grauds, RPh, MNPA, shamana & author A pharmacist with over twenty years of apprenticeship in Amazonian shamanism in the jungle of Peru.

Details and Registration at award-winning:

May 2016 Amazon Art Trip…huge success, again in 2017 October 2017 Amazon Art Trip...experience of a lifetime