The Huichol Offering: A Shamanic Healing Journey

@article{Hammerschlag2008TheHO,
  title={The Huichol Offering: A Shamanic Healing Journey},
  author={Carl A. Hammerschlag},
  journal={Journal of Religion and Health},
  year={2008},
  volume={48},
  pages={246-258}
}
  • C. Hammerschlag
  • Published 1 June 2009
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Religion and Health
An American transcultural psychiatrist, and a Mexican engineer deeply involved with the Huichol Indians, build a team that heals a decade-long epidemic caused by sorcery. Huichol children in boarding schools became possessed by demonic witchcraft that transformed them into aggressive animals. Many local shaman had been called in to treat the illness but had been unsuccessful. The team found a way to incorporate traditional belief and ritual, with modern psychological principles to weave a… 

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