This informative interview opens on a personal note, as Susan Mokelke tells the story of her path towards shamanism. It continues with discussions of some of the most widely asked questions about shamanism: the prominent role of songs and drumming; children and their animal spirits; shamanic healing in nature; and the innate ability of all humans, with training and practice, to access the worlds of the compassionate spirits.
Formerly a lawyer and executive with non-profit educational organizations, Susan Mokelke is the president of The Foundation for Shamanic Studies, founded by Michael Harner, and director of the FSS Faculty. She currently teaches the FSS Three Year Program of Advanced Initiations in Shamanism and Shamanic Healing.
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