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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: www.MythsAndMountains.com

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

"The power of a shaman is known by their work in the world" -Rufino, Bolivian Aymara Shaman
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