About the Author
The pioneering work of Michael Harner, PhD, brought shamanism to the West. In 1979, he created the Foundation for Shamanic Studies, the world’s foremost shamanic training center. In 1987, he left academia to devote himself full-time to shamanism. He has received many honors and awards for his work on the preservation, study, and transmission of shamanic knowledge. His classic books on shamanism have been translated into dozens of languages. The author lives in Mill Valley, CA.