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New Release: Ch’aska Punku by Sami Brothers

Today, September 20, 2017 the Sami Brothers, Alex & Madhu, release there 2nd studio album, Ch’aska Punku. Ch’aska Punku means Star Portal in Quechua, a language of the high Andean indigenous peoples, and refers to stellar alignments which we experience on Solstices, Equinoxes, and Solar…

September 20, 2017
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Solar Eclipse Myths From Around the World

On Aug. 21, the moon will pass between the Earth and the sun, casting much of its dark shadow over the United States. People around the world and through time have come up with many a tale to explain the sun’s disappearance. Viking sky…

August 16, 2017
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New: The Jewelry of Hypknotica

Our roots are in Metro Detroit. And, if you haven’t heard, Detroit is booming with talented artists and creatives. In one of our neighborhoods, Ferndale, there is a market known as The Rust Belt. It features traveling artist but has an emphasis on local…

June 21, 2017
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Celebrate Sustainable Palo Santo This Earth Day

Protection for Holy Wood: Palo Santo If you are an aficionado of aromatic Palo Santo incense or essential oil, you are probably aware that although the trees grow in various parts of the dry forests of the Andes, the biggest concentration of trees is…

April 17, 2017
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The Promise of the Amazon

It wasn’t the kind of a job path advancement one might expect.  She had a dream:  to work as a wildlife rehabilitator.  She had three choices:  Mexico, Africa or Peru. She chose Peru. This step eventually turned into a job as an adventure tour…

January 24, 2017
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November Supermoon

A rare supermoon will make an appearance early Monday just before dawn. According to NASA, the moon will appear especially bright because it’s the closest it has been to Earth since 1948. We won’t see another supermoon like this one until Nov. 25, 2034.…

November 13, 2016
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Mother Mountain Herbals

The third in our trio of new product lines consists of the nutritious teas of Mother Mountain Herbals, located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina USA.  Their handcrafted teas are made in small batches, using organically grown herbs and sustainably wild-crafted,…

May 21, 2016
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Earth Day 2016: Help Plant Trees in The Amazon

We have teamed up with Camino Verde, a non-profit organization in the Peruvian Amazon this is dedicated to protecting and understanding biodiversity in the Amazon, protecting indigenous rights, wisdom and autonomy, as well as spreading sustainable ways of life and encouraging fair, sustainable development.…

April 19, 2016
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Incausa: Supporting Indigenous Artisanship

Ceremonial ritual practices are at the heart of InCausa, a social business experiment that uses the profits from its products to enable the purposeful commerce of indigenous artisanship and heritage. Beginning as a simple sidewalk-table venture, the organization has evolved into a multi-national grassroots…

April 19, 2016
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Come Blog With Us!

Share Your Wisdom and get a $25 Gift Certificate. We are lucky to have a wise and engaged community.  We know because we hear from your all the time.  How about sharing some of your wisdom, knowledge and experiences with the rest of our…

April 6, 2016
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New Arrivals for Fall

Hand Embroidered Shipibo Hoodies Directly sourced from our fair trade Shipibo partners in Peru and newly arrived in our marketplace this fall are a favorite garment worn by nearly everyone: soft and versatile hoodies.  In a perfect blend of the indigenous with the contemporary, what makes…

September 23, 2015
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NEPALI DISASTER RELIEF

When news first broke about the Nepal earthquake and its accompanying avalanche, Shaman Market’s thoughts turned to our Nepali partners and what we could do to help. Many of them notified us of the steps they were taking to support disaster relief efforts for…

May 3, 2015
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HONOR EARTH DAY AND SUPPORT CAMINO VERDE

Camino Verde Seed Bank This Earth Day, Shamans Market salutes the good work of seed banks and the work of one of the charities we support, that of the social justice-minded organization known as Camino Verde.  Led by Robin Van Loon, Camino Verde is…

April 20, 2015
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WELCOME TO SHAMANS MARKET BLOG!

We are excited to introduce Shamans Market Blog — a portal of discovery and learning about healing, ancient spiritual wisdom and modern shamanic practice. Shamans Market has a long history and a heartfelt dedication to the path of Cross Cultural Shamanism. We are honored…

January 1, 2015