Festival du Chamanisme

Festival participants 2017

Shamans, scientists, humanists and artists from the 5 continents

This year in the spotlight, the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions is honored to welcome representatives from

First Nations from Australia,
the Amazon Forest ( Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guiana and Peru )
the African Equatorial Forest represented by Aka Pygmys People.

In the spotlight this year

AUSTRALIA

Rayleen RAYLEEN COUNCILLOR Karrajarri and Naaguja Nations
Healer, her dream is one of a Rainbow Snake. She has knowledge of both traditional and contemporary practices. She helps Noongar, Wadjarri and Wongatha people, in family conflicts resolution. She has a Master in Indegeneous Knowledge (Mawul Rom).
Email : uborgee@gmail.com
Gloria GLORIA ANN LOCKYER Yawuru, Ngarluma Yindjibarndi and Nyoongar Nations
She practices shamanic healing and other therapeutic ways as well as Aboriginese Traditional medicines. Naturopath and therapist. She is going to write narratives from the journey of 10 Aboriginal women undertaking the Biwa Healer Program in the North West.
biwa Email : gloria@biwa.com.au
Jeannie Wabi JEANNIE WARBIE Nyikina Nation
Aborigine woman Nyikina of the Mardoowarra (Fitzroy) river, she doesn’t know exactly her age but knows it is over 80 years old. She was born on a big pastoral station, at a time when Aboriginal family were used as slaves and worked there too. Today, she’s a reference for the whole Nyikina community regarding language and culture. She’s at the origin for the creation and publication of an interactive Nyikina dictionary and, with linguists, works on a language teaching program. With Madjulla Inc., she published stories about Nyikina Dreamtime.
It will be her very first visit to France and her first international trip.
Anne Poelina Dr. ANNE POELINA Nyikina Nation
Aborigine woman Nyikina of the Mardoowarra (Fitzroy) river, in North-west Australia. Senior nurse and educator, she’s also an academic and director of Madjulla Inc., a non-lucrative organization which since over 20 years strives for a sustainable development economy within culture, language, and Aboriginal traditions, and the protection of the Nyikina ancestral soil. Very involved in politics at regional national and international levels, Anne is famous for her “actionism”, and for her position against neocolonialism.
majala Email : majala@wn.com.au
Magali McDuffie Accompagnied by MAGALI MCDUFFIE
Franco-Australian documentaries director and Aboriginal studies PhD.
For 10 years, she’s been working with Nyikina women, with whom she made over 25 films on their fight to protect their ancestral soil from mining companies and their actions to create local sustainable development economies.
For the Mardoowarra Women it is about obtaining the right to preserve their language, their culture and their economies on their ancestral soils.
This fight has become a fight for our common humanity which transcends racial and cultural frontiers.
magalimcduffie Email : magalimcduffie@gmail.com
Lance Sullivan LANCE SULLIVAN Yalarrnga Nation
Elder of the Yalarrnga Nation, healer and mediator. He is the link between courthouses, jail professionals and his community. Born Tjupurrula Maarij Tjarra, he is the first Aborigene to study at the James Cook University (in anthropology and archeology).
He is one of the last Yalarrnga speaker. He wrote a book on this mother tongue. He is involved into keeping his tradition alive.
Email : yurraheritage@yahoo.com.au
TONY “DUWUN” LEE Larrakia, Wardaman and Karrajarri
 Tony ‘Duwun’ is a reknowned traditional healer in Darwin (Northern Territory) as well as a proficient artist and didjeridoo (yidaki) practitioner.
He uses mainly traditional Aboriginal healing practices as well as some eastern methods and is also a Cultural Advisor and Suicide Prevention Co-ordinator where he also uses his training in trauma healing methods based on traditional and contemporary healing and therapy methods.
Email :
NADINE “BIRRIMILANGGA” LEE Larrakia, Wardaman and Karrajarri
Nadine is a traditional healer living on her own country in Darwin (Northern Territory). She is initiated into sacred Indigenous women’s law and practices healing and cleansing ceremonies using is a medicine stick (gwarn-gwa) and smoke. Nadine is interested in traditional Aboriginal healing practices as well as some eastern methods. She has co-developed healing resources including an intergenerational trauma resource publication.
Nadine has a Bachelor of Creative Arts and Industries (Visual Art) degree and is currently undertaking an Honours year, focusing on healing through art practice.
Email :
Barbara GLOWCZEWSKI BARBARA GLOWCZEWSKI FRANCE
Research director at the CNRS, French anthropologist, ethnologist and book author.
She is a specialist on Aborigenes of Australia since 1979.
She will participate to the round tables about Aboriginal culture.
Email : barbara.glowczewski@gmail.com

AMAZON FOREST

JIPI JAPA ECUADOR
Medicine man from Ecuador of the XipiXapa Caraquis Tradition from his direct family lineage. He received blessings from Taita Marcos Bosques, Red path spiritual leader of the Sacred Fire, to bring Ecuadorian traditional medicine to Europe. He guides Temazcales, knows medicinal plants and he’s an energy healer and masseur.
Email : asso.resonance.bien.etre@gmail.com
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Ricardo Tsakimp LUIS RICARDO TSAKIMP
and his son RICARDO YACHA TSAKIMP NANKAMAI
ECUADOR
He is an Uwishin Shuar (litterary a traditional medicine man, shaman).The Shuar people lives in the Amazon basin od Ecuador. Designated at a very young age as an Uwishin by his peers, he underwent over 5 years an instruction by various shamans. This education included one year in isolation in the forest to meet the spirits. Today he is one of the most renowned shamanin « Ecuadorian Oriente ». He is involved in the protection and recognition of the ancestral tradition of the Shuar people by the governement of Ecuador and in the world.
Jean Patrick Costa JEAN-PATRICK COSTA FRANCE
Ethno pharmacist specialized with traditional medicines, ethnopharmacy teacher and consultant for various South American institutions. He is the founding president of the association Arutam Zero Deforestation, which supports native peoples.
He is the author of several books about the Indians, the Amazon and shamanism.
During the festival, he will accompanying Luis Ricardo Tsakimp, Uwishin.
arutam Email : arutam@free.fr zero-deforestation
TAITA JUAN BAUTISTA AGREDA TAITA JUAN BAUTISTA AGREDA COLOMBIA
Chindoy of the Kamentsa de Sibundoy Putumayo Communauty. Traditional medicine man, craftsman and painting artist, sculptor and musician.
MONSIEUR JEAN APOLLINAIRE GUIANA
Man of wisdom, he is the son of a shaman and protector of the Kali’na culture.
Founder of Awala Yalimapo, village at the source for the reclamation of the Guiana indigenous peoples, he was initiated by his father to the traditional knowledges and know-hows.
He founded a school for traditional music as well as the band Kolopononkon. The young generation could this way reappropriate themselves the “knowledge played” on the Sanpula, to celebrate traditional ceremonies such as the Omaganon or the Epekodonon.
Alexis Tiouka ALEXIS TIOUKA GUIANA
Grand son in a long lineage of shamans from the French Guiana and Sinnamary, initiated very young by his uncle, Thomas Auguste, a powerful shaman and founder of the Awala village. Alexis is also an ardent defender of the Amerindian cause on national and international levels, he is also the first Kali’na lawyer.
Initiated in Ecuador in the Kikcha community, he has joined the group Kolopononkon at the side of monsieur Apollinaire..
Email : alexis.tiouka@gmail.com
Maurice Tiouka TUSI MAURICE TIOUKA GUIANA
Spiritually guided by his uncle Thomas Auguste, hence his name TUSI Maurice which means Grand-father. Brother of Alexis, was very early on initiated by the Awala shaman Circle. He is in charge of the memory and the pillar of the only Kali’na knowledge from Awala in Guiana. He is also the spokesman of the Kali’na community throughout the world and the first Amerindian/European journalist director. He testifies with images of the Guiana natives.
Ninawa Pai da Mata NINAWA PAI DA MATA
Accompagnied by Tuwe, a Pajé and an assitant
BRAZIL
Spiritual leader and ‘Pajé’ Shaman from the Huni Kuin tribe of the Novo Futuro Village, indigenous grounds along the Humaitá River in the Acre, Brazilian Amazon region 4 days away from Taruaca by canoe, in a border territory to a zone occupied by isolated Indians with whom they come in contact. Ninawa asked the United Nations for help for his people, the protection of the Amazonian forest and its tribes. With a Huni Kuni woman and another Pajé, they are coming with great joy to this intercultural sharing to present their traditional songs and experience of the forest. Haux Haux.
Video of Ninawa Email : ninawapaidamata@gmail.com
Tupaq Sonqo TUPAQ SONQO PERU
Medecine man of the Andean tradition. from the Andean highlands (Puno Region). He is the representative of the people of Peruvian origins, humble medicine-man of the holistic thousand years old Andean tradition, heir since many generations of Tawantinsuyo (4 cardinal points) ancestral knowledge, natural knowledge messenger. Musician, filmmaker, sound-therapist and plant-therapist, universal knowledge speaker.
aynikuq Email : tupaqsonqo@inkapaqcha.org
Génésis de la Vida
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions

AFRICAN EQUATORIAL FOREST

David Motambo DAVID MOTAMBO CONGO
David is 70 years old, Nganga (Shaman), Ntuma (Master-Hunter) and Nguinda (Mikondi Guru, supernatural beings of importance in the Aka pygmy belief system). Witness of a rich culture about to disappear nowadays, David Motambo is a source of knowledge. His approbation to be part of the 2017 Shamanism Festival testifies about his will to share his experience and knowledge of the Aka pygmy culture.
Ndima GROUPE NDIMA
Four Pygmys of the Aka People
CONGO
Ndima (the forest in Aka language) is a group of artists (singers and dancers) of the Aka pygmy tribe. Ndima wants to promote and protect the cultural patrimony of the indigenous Aka people threatened by extinction. Through shows and various meetings, artists of Aka origins and their often unknown wealth of dances and polyphonic songs are put in the spotlight, fostering this way convergence among the people.
Groupe Ndima
Sorel Eta SOREL ETA CONGO
Ethnologist, researcher and musicologist. HE is the closest to the Aka Pygmys, a minority threatened of extinction and often victim of discriminations in Congo. He says to have finished his studies at « the forest University».
Email : eta_sorel@yahoo.fr Sorel Eta

AFRICA

Gilbert Vangu NÈ NKONDO KIANANUA CONGO
Gilbert Vangu, from the familial lineage Bena Kongo tradition. This tradition is passed on from grandfather to grandson and from grandmother to granddaughter. Initiations in this tradition allow the bridging of the 3 majors bodies of the incarnated being.
Email : lilivangu@hotmail.com
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Elima N'Gando ELIMA N’GANDO CONGO
Élimâ transmits and teaches the Longo, an African grounding dance he created. From his ancestors lineage, Élimâ is beholder of the African traditions and wisdom.
elimadm Email : contact@longo-danse-ancrage.com
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Member of the Elders Board of the Circle of Wisdom
Célestin Mukanda CÉLESTIN MUKANDA GIGUNGA TSHAGALA CONGO
Kongo Kwese traditions beholder, philosophy PhD and Viet Vo Dao master, He dedicates himself to the transmission of Ki-Muntu teachings, an African foundation. He received from his ancestors the Heart of the Presence, a sacred dance which allows to be in Kalunga.
Email : celestin.mukanda@hotmail.fr
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Member of the Elders Board of the Circle of Wisdom
Célestin Mukanda & Céleste CÉLESTE LAGIOIA
Céleste is and represents the 46th generation of a women lineage whose name can’t be writen nor said. Initiated and taught by her maternal grandmother, she is the beholder of the wisdom of her ancestors. Since birth she is Music Passer, talks and dances with Water. She is beholder of Sacred Fire. She passes on women ancestral practices needed for the together well living and joy in the family. She received the ki-Muntu sacred choreographies and teaches them with Célestin Mukanda.
Email : lagioiasacra@gmail.com
Délégation GABON GUE KIENE N’DOUAN, Divine Spark
GNYGONE MEBAGUE, Universal Mother
MAKONDJA, Messenger
QUOINDOI, Whirlwind
GABON
Marie Claire Eyang Mathelin, the Nima, the Ncombo or Nganga works with her revelations, intuitions, feelings and inspirations. She acknowledges in her daily messages the needed help for herself and her sisters and brothers in humanity. She talks with the genies and plants. She works to the sound of the traditional harp Mongongo (Bow in the mouth) and with chants and dances. She’ll be with her family, GNYGONE MEBAGUE, Universal Mother, her sister, MAKONDJA, the Messenger, her husband and QUOINDOI, Tourbillon, her son.
bwitietincelle Email : etincelledi@gmail.com
Members of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Tiegneri Diarra TIEGNERI DIARRA MALI
Traditional practitioner, Kolokani herbalists president. Initiated by his grandfather, he practices geomancy and herbalism. He honors and respects medicinal plants which he’ll share in ceremonies.
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Abdellah Akharraz ABDELLAH AKHARRAZ
MOHAMED AKHARRAZ
MOROCCO
Gnawa master. Great Mâalem Master of the Sidi Blal Gnawa Brotherhood. He guides Lilas to free possessed people from negative spirits.
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Adel Sagal ADEL SAGAL TUNISIA
Potter, he represents the 11th generation of the Sagal family. He is the beholder of an ancestral technique of Guellala on the Djerba island, « Lahresh ». Through his poterry art, he passes on the spiritual tradtion of the Berbers.
Email : potier-amazigh@hotmail.fr
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
President of the Berber cultural association
Manager of the Djerba Berber culture Festival

NORTH AMERICA

Paul Corriveau PAUL CORRIVEAU CANADA
Celtic Deo, healer, trainer, consultant and speaker. He dedicates his life to the service and the promotion of peace in the World and the management of personal and collective conflicts within companies and organizations.
Email : pcorriveau.gestrat@gmail.com
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Plume d'Aigle Blanc PLUME D’AIGLE BLANC CANADA
Sacred Rainbow magician troubadour and universal shaman, Sioux Sun Dancer and sacred Calumet holder. To the sound of drums and sacred chants, he accompanies his sisters and brothers in humanity in retrieving their original reliance. With respect and nobleness he is at the loving service of the sacred feminine-masculin.
alchimie-arcenciel Email : p_aigle_blanc@yahoo.ca
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions

Email : holyman0076@gmail.com

GIBSON SPEAR GONNIE ARIZONA, USA
Gibson was trained as a Medecine man by his late father who lived to be 106 years old. All his ceremonial practices and teachings were taught and handed down to him over the generations by his father, grandfathers and other respected elders who have all been lifetime medicine people. He has been officially initiated into the ceremonies he practices and is authorized to practice this way of life. He is granted the honor of serving and preserving his Nation and his people as a licensed Medicine Man and Medicine Carrier. He is also a storyteller and an artist, his work reflecting the traditions and history of the Navajo “Diné” People.
Email : holyman0076@gmail.com gibson.gonnie
Ulises ULISES OSORNO BOZANO MEXICO
Sacred named TLAKAOZELOTL, The “Jaguar Man” comes from the “Big Tenochtitlan”, City of the Aztecs (Mexico). Of Mazahua and Nahuatl origin, he transmits his culture since more than 20 years now. Wisdom man of the traditional Mexican medicine, illustrator of sacred books called « Codices », Aztec dancer and sculptor also astrologist and seer.
aztekart
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Manu Tlaloc MANU TLALOC MEXICO
Mexican shaman of indigenous Purepecha, Mexhika (aztec) and Huichol origins, he underwent initiations since he was 14 years old in various North and South America countries. He works with manual, energy and shamanistic healing methods in Switzerland, France and Mexico.
manutlaloc Email : m_ontiveros@yahoo.com
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Member of the Ancestral Shamanism College
Grand Mere TONALMITL TONALMITL MEXICO
Grandmother of the Mexica tradition, Xochimeztli Moon Dance guide, ancient codex seeker, Tonalamatl (destinies sacred book) interpreter.
Marakame Don Emilio Lopez MARAKAME DON EMILIO LOPEZ MEXICO
Healer of many Marakames, Earth Keeper. His initiated name is Niuwe Osaya. He is part of the Wixarika community of Tatheikie in the North Mexican mountains, and has an important place in this ceremonial center. At 18 years old he became Marakame. escendant of a very special linage, he’s the healer of many Marakame; a Medicine Man dedicated to preserve his tradition and culture alive, guiding diverse rituals, prayer chants.
Muvieri Xaure MUVIERI XAURE MEXICO
Eusebio, son of Don Emilio, is a Marakame apprentice and a traditional musician. He has had several charges in different ceremonial centers as a traditional musician with the Rawere and Canari instruments. He wants to follow the steps of the elders to help his community. Happy father of 6 kids, he has a great understanding of the Mestizo culture.
Rodrigo Barrera Covarrubias RODRIGO BARRERA COVARRUBIAS MEXICO
He followed his spiritual path with the Wixarika (Huichol) people at the main ceremonial center of Tawerika and accomplished 5 years in a row the traditional pilgrimage during which he received the message of bringing the Wixarika tradition around the world. He came with Marakates (Wixarika spiritual leaders) to several European countries to make ceremonies and offerings to Mother Earth in sacred places, and to do conferences… He also worked with the Mayan people and the Nohoch Mac medicine-men as with Marabouts of the Mandinka tradition, Djolá and Manyak.
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Tetzkatekuhtli Kuauhtlinxan TETZKATEKUHTLI KWAUHTLINXAN MEXICO
He is Temaxtianitl, “the one applying the traditional medicinal knowledge”. He has the knowledge of the medicines, of the cosmovision, the calendar systems and of the war and ceremonial dances. He is in charge for the education of the young generation living in agreement with the tradition’s philosophy. He is one of the 5 authorized instructors to transmit the traditional knowledge outside Mexico.
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions

SOUTH AMERICA

MAMO PATRICIO GIL LOPERENA MAMO PATRICIO GIL LOPERENA COLOMBIA
Kogi, Keeper of the Heart of the World from the Sierra Nevada of Santa Marta.
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
AMADO VILLAFAÑA CHAPARRO COLOMBIE
Mamo oF the Arhuaco Naton from the Sierra Nevada in Santa Marta, Has been trained to these traditional arts from childhood on, currently photographer and documentary films director on sublects regarding cultures from the Sierra Nevada, director of the Communications Center of Zhigoneshi.
Angela Varela ANGELA VARELA COLOMBIA
Descendent of the Embera Culture, initiated by Taitas of the Kamsa tradition and by Mamos of the Kogis and Arhuacos. Then initiated to Taoism by Master Ba Han Shen, Beijing School’s founder where she learned Chinese traditional medicine. Master 2 in art therapy graduate from the Paris V University.
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Member of the Elders Board of the Circle of Wisdom
Member of the Ancestral Shamanism College
Nawin Maku NAWIN MAKU COLOMBIA
Leader of the Tayrona Arhuaco people, he is their representative at the United Nations (UNO) and the adviser and coordinator of the “Peace and Dignity Days” on the South American road.
MILENKO CRISTIAN GONZALEZ ARAYA MILENKO CRISTIAN GONZALEZ ARAYA CHILI
Mapuche shaman from the Atacama desert. Curandero, artist and energetician. Lives in France. Connected the Grandmother Earth, he received teachings from Curanderos and Richaris, Machis, Paje, Marakame. He practices the sacred rituals of his Land.
intimapumilenko Email : mylenkoki@gmail.com

CENTRAL AND NORTH ASIA

Ayangat Udgun AYANGAT UDGUN MONGOLIE
Grandmother, she is the spiritual chief of a Mongolian shaman association Mongol Tenger Unen which works to unite traditional peoples. Her ancestor guides assigned her to write books about their knowledge, 12 books have been published.
tengermongolgazar Email : ayangat@yahoo.com
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Mongol Tenger Unen MONGOL TENGER UNEN MONGOLIE
Guided by Ayangat, seven women shamans and three men shamans of the association, will share teachings, divinations, healing and rituals.
TCHIN GIE UDGUN
BOTA KHUN UDGUN
DAGINA
DARIIMAA
SOLONGO ( Rainbow )
MANDAKH NARAN
KHAR SONO ZAIRAN ( Black Dragonfly )
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
ZARGACH ZAIRAN
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
DELT TCHONO ( Wolf)
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
TSAIKHUR ZAIRAN TSAIKHUR ZAIRAN MONGOLIE
Chamane, il est le chef spirituel des chamanes de l’association Udam Ugsaa. Il est porteur de la tradition ancestrale de la Taïga située au Nord de la Mongolie, territoire des légendaires chamans mongols. Il mena une vie ascétique de 3 ans dans la grande forêt de la Taïga et devint chaman seul, sans guide ni maître, grâce à sa divine rencontre avec ses ascendants spirituels. Il entre en communication avec ses ancêtres et esprits, comprend la langage des animaux, des arbres et des plantes, perce les mystères de la nature et du monde des esprits. Son but principal est de se sacrifier de bon cœur et lutter avec dévouement pour l’union et le bien-être de la nature et de l’humanité. Il est accompagné par 2 membres de son association.
UDAM UGSAA MONGOLIE
The association “The Ancestors’ Lineage”, has been founded to teach about shamanism, help and support people in difficulties, revive the country historical and cultural patrimony and support, love and protect nature in the whole world in solidarity with other spiritual cultures of the world while sharing values and goals as the great family we are on this planet.
KHARANKHUI MELMII ZAIRAN ( Black Eye )
comes from the shamans nmystical land and his the beholder of ancestral traditions from the regions of Darkhad, Uriankhai, the land of Touva and of the Tsaatans (Reindeer people). Continuously, he wakes up the spirits and forces of sacred places, of mountains, forests and lakes.
NARNII ILCH UDGUN ( Sun Ray )
is a woman shaman from the Khentii, healer and inheritant of Mongolian traditional medicinal knowledge. She also practices rituals with dance and sacred chants.
Vera Sazhina VERA SAZHINA TUVA, RUSSIA
Vice-President of Tuvan Shaman Asssociation. Shamane of the Siberian tradition, she practices in Tuva and in Moscow.
Email : verasazhina@gmail.com
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions

EAST ASIA

Kaz Ogawa KAZ OGAWA JAPAN
Shaman, healer and instructor. Authentic Ninja and Samurai, he has been initiated to secret and sacred traditions from Japan, China, India, Nepal, Taiwan, Philippines. He created his own technique “Oznu” with which he channels high energies. He reveals cleansing, protection and energy replenishment techniques kept secret until now.
Email : michaelservant99@gmail.com
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Member of the Ancestral Shamanism College
Sun Mi Park & Collette Grangeon Rozotte SUNG MI PARK SOUTH KOREA
Sung Mi Park is a daughter of the Mudang Kim Kum-Hwa, recognized as alive human treasure and cultural immaterial Patrimony by her governement. Mudangs hold a very importante place within the population which often asks her services. The ancestral rituals, Gut, are real trips into the heart and soul of Korean shamanism. They are passed on from mother to daughter. Including many dance, chant and music elements, the Guts are guarants of the heritage preservation for traditional popular arts in Korea.
With her first daughter Colette Granjon Rozotte chosen with the Spirits help.
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Email : coletteastralenergie9@gmail.com

SOUTH ASIA

Bhola Nath Banstola BHOLA NATH BANSTOLA NEPAL
Shaman, professor and healer. Bhola Banstola is from 40 consecutive generations of Nepalese shamans. He tells and dances with the heart, the drum and the energy.
nepalese Email : bhumi1008@outlook.com
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Sarva Atma Mithra SARVA ATMA MITHRA INDIA
Teacher in “Ayurvedic Life art”. He is an Advaita Vedanta (non duality philosophy) specialist, Yoga teacher and practioner of Abhyanga ayurvedic massage. He has also followed various psychology curriculum at the Montpellier University. Rich of the Indian and European knowledge, he is a link between both cultures.
maithrimandir Email : maithrimandir@gmail.com

INDIAN OCEAN

Cimendef CIMENDEF REUNION ISLAND
“The Brown from the high peaks”.Healer iInitiated into the Taoist alchemy tradition on the Reunion island’s ground, crossroads of the Chinese, Indian, African and European ancestral traditions. He will accompany you on inner treks to free yourself from personal and collective wounds and in such open to the wisdom of the heart.
Email : jfred.begue@orange.fr

OCEANIA

Waimaania and Ojasvin WAIMAANIA & OJASVIN KINGI DAVIS AOTEAROA – NEW ZEALAND
Ojasvin Kingi Davis, from the tribes of Ngaitupoto, Ngatihine and Ngapuhi and Waimaania Iris Häusermann Davis with ancestors from Switzerland and Eastern Europe, both living on native land in Aotearoa are sharing their wisdom and the traditions from the Maori and the Waitaha people, based on their understanding of Universal laws.
grandmothershealinghaka Email : mail@grandmothershealinghaka.com
Members of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions

EUROPE

Anja Normann ANJA NORMANN SWEDEN
Anja Normann, Sejdkvinna, Nordic “shaman” was initiated by her ancestors, trained by her guides and shamans who knew how to awake her abilities and sensitivities. She proposes rituals and ceremonies for the welfare of the community, Nature and Mother Earth.
vitkanordika Email : vitkanordika@gmail.com
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Member of the Ancestral Shamanism College
Tanya Pollock TANYA POLLOCK ICELAND
Norn (wisdom woman), interested by the traditions of her country since her youngest age. Since she received the message to defend ancestral traditions, she has studied for many years and found the way to the Viking Pagan traditions. She practices her tradition’s runes and ceremonies.
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SIGGA ICELAND
Sigríður Sigríðardóttir ( Sigga ) is a traditional Icelandic Norn and energy/bodywork healer certified at the Northland Healing Arts. The traditions of Icelandic medicine work and magic has been passed down to her through generations of wise women in the family going back 2000 yrs.
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Marianna MARIANNA VARADY HUNGARY
From a Celtic shamanic tradition, she is a seeker of truth and heart opening in nature. Graduate from the faculty of medicine in Paris, specialized in sexology and non-directive therapy. She teaches women about love and sexuality, and organizes workshops. She also performed individual healings in France and Switzerland.
mariannavarady Email : kasslima99@gmail.com
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Member of the Ancestral Shamanism College
Aurélia Dumitrescu AURELIA DUMITRESCU ROMANIA
Shaman, healer and facilitator. Initiated in Celtic and Inca, Aurelia practices a shamanism according the western lifestyle. She accompanies you on the path of personal development with simplicity and beauty to open each ones heart and consciousness.
Email : aureleedomi@gmail.com
Anna Saudin et Costanzo Allione COSTANZO ALLIONE & ANNA SAUDIN ITALY
Costanzo Allione and Anna Saudin work to spread ancient spiritual knowledge of the world through their documentary films and books. The association they have founded 20 years ago in Italy, organizes spiritual meetings with the various religious traditions from all around.
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Members of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Line Sturny LINE STURNY SWITZERLAND
Deo Ishenty, “the one loved by the spirits”. Tobacco-Woman. Initiated to Celtic traditional healing, Ayurveda and to alchemists plants knowledge she testifies for archaic ancestral shamanism of the White Path. She performs healing and sacred rituals and initiates to the Celtic 3 Circles “Abred, Keugant and Gwenved” of the Soof-Ta lineage.
Email : line.sturny@gmail.com
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Jean-Mary Grezet JEAN-MARY GREZET SWITZERLAND
Celtic Deo, healer and educator. Deeply rooted in his mountains of Jura, water, air, earth and fire are his elements. His life direction is to listen and serve his sisters and brothers of the Earth. Initiated to healing and bone-setting practices as well as Celtic shamanism. The Tobacco sacred plant guides him in his shamanistic work.
Email : jmgrezet@bluewin.ch
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Member of the Ancestral Shamanism College
Frederic Roure FRÉDÉRIC ROURE SWITZERLAND
Celtic Deo Glonçia « The one blessed by the spirits ». He met the Spirits in Guiana and in black Africa. He works with plants spirit.
terralliance Email : fredroure@gmail.com
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Member of the Ancestral Shamanism College
Alain Ossian ALAIN REMY SWITZERLAND
Celtic keeper, Ossian is his initiate name of the white path archaic tradition. He proposes workshops in healing, vision quest, drum making and transmits the teaching of the White Path. He is a geobiologist and teaches about vibratory geobiology.
symphoniedessens Email : alain.ossian@gmail.com
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Member of the Ancestral Shamanism College
Yamaël YAMAËL BAND SWITZERLAND
Musicians and healers collective. They work with the vibrations of the acoustic sound which induces a real energy touch. The vibration of the sounds produced by instruments and voices make us dive into a deep relaxation state where the healing potential of each one of us is awaken and activated.
yamael Email : perpetuehartel@gmail.com
Members of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Pierre Billeter PIERRE BILLETER SWITZERLAND
Celtic Deo, therapist and therapists educator. Naturaland shamanic medicines, clinical and analytical hypnosis, homeopathy, osteopathy, reflexology, kinesiology. Associate to energy medicine research in space conquest.
Email : pierre.billeter@sunrise.ch
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Minthé MINTHÉ BELGIUM
Hatch Oh Neh « The one standing strong ». Known as the « shaman of the water », Minthé walks her path with the Aguas Unidas (Mother Earth united sacred Waters). Her tradition is of the Water carriers. Of Wallon origin, Minthé has been adopted into the Apache Tradition by Oh Shinnah Fast Wolf, and received the initiation of the Warrior Women. She is an activist and missionary for Water and is in charge for Dr Masaru Emoto’s Peace Project in French speaking countries.
aguasunidas Email : minthe@live.fr
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Member of the Elders Board of the Circle of Wisdom
Member of the Ancestral Shamanism College, Member of the Sisterhood of Planetary Water Rites and of the O.B.O.D.
ZUNTHI BELGIUM
Zunthi is a Rainbow Nation shaman, initiated in Europe, Mexico, Egypt and India. He teaches his knowledge and practices multidimensional re-connection and body-heart-soul-spirit alignment healing the cleansing from interfering entities, ghost memories and implants. His healing open the sight and the heart.
Email : zunthi44@gmail.com
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Membre du Conseil Universel de Sagesse Ancestrale, Memberof the Yankuikanahuak Counsil(Mexico)
GUNSTYPHO BELGIUM
Celtic Deo, Gunstypho “Scent of Time ” is a lawyer. He slowly explores the ancestral spiritual traditions of the fours directions. Book lover, he presides the jury for the best shamanistic book of the year award attribution.
Email : gunstypho@yahoo.com
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
ROSE CHÊNE ROSE CHÊNE FRANCE NORTH
Celtic Grandother. Her initiated name means « the one who thinks and nourishes ». Her experience and her pratice testify of ancestral traditions.
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Member of the Elders Board of the Circle of Wisdom
Nicolas Menager NICOLAS MENAGER FRANCE NORTH WEST
Derwen, celtic deo Parmagua “the one which puts Force to the service of the Heart”. Also initiated in South America. Tabaqueros and vegetalista.
chaudronblanc Email : chaudronblanc@gmail.com
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Didier Rauzy DIDIER RAUZY FRANCE EAST
Celtic Deo, healer. Chinese medicine diplomed, naturopathy professor, bio-energetician and panelist. He specializes in sacred sounds research, consciousness fields exploration, the use of wild plants and conscious alimentation. He creates bridges between science and Celtic shamanism which he daily practices at the service of the ancestral Wisdom.
Email : rauzy.didier@wanadoo.fr
Member and Spokesman of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral traditions
Member of Triskell International Association
Pascal Gautrin PASCAL GAUTRIN FRANCE, PARIS
Mwetsa – Celtic Deo, he is also initiated into South America shamanistic traditions. Subtle linked with Francette Cléret, he practices a shamanism in accordance to the western lifestyle.
atelierportesoleil Email : pascal.gautrin@gmail.com
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
membre du Collège de Chamanisme Ancestral
Iris et Hervé Estival HERVÉ ESTIVAL FRANCE, PARIS
Celtic Deo, initiated to various traditions, diploma from the Paris Medicine Faculty and in psychotherapy. Legal expert consultant. Former education director.
He will be accompanied by Iris Festival-David.
chamanismeancestral Email : 121@noos.fr
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Member of the Ancestral Shamanism College
Mahingan MARIE DOMINIQUE LINDER FRANCE, PARIS
Grand-mother Mahingan, medicine woman of the Algonquin tradition. Therapist and full awareness meditation teacher, initiated into the Tibetan tradition. Chants, dream circles, healing drum, sweat lodges.
huttedesudation Email : md.linder@free.fr mariedominique.linder
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Arundhati et Vasistha VASISTHA FRANCE, PARIS
Musician and teacher. Since about 20 years experiences the sacred dimension of the sacred couple, « travels » in expanded consciousness state and vibratory music under various forms.
He produces together with ARUNDHATI 5 CDs and 3 books, harmonization and transformation tools for the new era.
horizons-interieurs Email : horizons.interieurs@gmail.com Horizons Intérieurs
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Marilyn MARILYN BRENTEGANI FRANCE, PARIS
Celtic Deo, Syrmalyne “the one who navigates between worlds and brings back knowledge” is herbalist and transmits the knowledge of the medicinal plants. Earth keeper.
herbaluna Email : herbaluna@gmx.fr
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Elvire Clev ELVIRE CLEV FRANCE, ILE DE FRANCE
At 16 years, Elvire discovered Huichol art and became fascinated by this culture right away. In 2008, she was initiated to the craft for yarn painting by a shaman. Artist, graphic designer, she employs since the Huichol Indians craft, yarn paintings with cotton yarn glued with wax on wood. Her mystical inspiration reconnects with ancestral shamanistic artistic practices.
Email : elvire@trouble-fete.com
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Melissa Gerard MELISSA GERARD FRANCE, ILE DE FRANCE
Deo Karmelyne, “the one in the wind blow”. After a small death, she has been initiated to the Celtic ancestral wisdom, through the Three Circles. Today she is at the service of transmitting this spiritual path of our countries and grounded in our time.
Email : melissephemere@hotmail.fr
Marc Leblet MARC LEBLET FRANCE, CENTRE
Celtic Deo, sculptor of raw wood. Child of the cosmic universe, initiated to Celtic shamanism. His vagrancies through woods and forests connected him to the spirit of Mother Earth and revealed his real artwork, traces and expressions of our ancestors great wisdom.
Email : marcleblet43340@gmail.com
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Jean Jack Baudry JEAN JACK BAUDRY FRANCE WEST
Celtic Deo, healer grandson and healer himself, he is also medium, fire-cutter. He uses relaxation, Ayurvedic massage and healing of the residence with shamanistic methods.
Email : baudry.jj@orange.fr
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Sandrine Fahy SANDRINE FAHY FRANCE WEST
Celtic Deo, Primiska, « the one singing with the birds ». Psycho-corporal therapist. She practices energy massages, to free emotions through touch and foot reflexology. She accompanies in personal development.
sandrinefahy Email : sandrinefahy@gmail.com
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
OZEGAN AND CLAUDIA FRANCE WEST
Celtic Bard, storyteller, musician and guide in the Broceliande forest where he lives with his wife Claudia Sorge and  art therapist (IRFAT). Linked to the Celtic tradition, they propose various workshops and initiations, discovery travels and story and music evenings as well as storytelling workshops to honor the beauty of life and its magic.
Ozegan Email : ozeganmusiconteur@orange.fr
Members of the O.B.O.D.
Patrick Dacquay PATRICK DACQUAY FRANCE WEST
Celtic Deo, his shaman name is Soof-Ta “The one who knows an eats the Earth”. He partakes in the resurgence of western shamanism and testify for an archaic European wisdom about to be retrieved.
He initiates to the 3 Celtic Circles “Strength Heart Consciousness”.
patrickdacquay Email : patrickdacquay@yahoo.fr
Customary chief of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Jnanadev JNANADEV FRANCE WEST
Jean Michel is a musician, world yoga teacher, naturopatist, iridologist, and psychotherapist. He uses healing sounds generating vibrations and frequencies.
He also practices rooting meditation. Each year he organizes the « World yoga festival for a better word » in Sables d’Olonne, France.
ateliernaturopathe Email : jnanadev@corzeame.com
Marc Vella MARC VELLA FRANCE SOUTH WEST
Concertist, nomadic pianist. He works for Peace and travels to meet ancestral wisdom of the world. He unites his music with the one of the people he encounters in his musical pilgrimages. Healer of the soul with his piano, he partakes in the emergence of a celebrated creativity.
marcvella
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Troubadour Yves YVES FOUILLAT FRANCE SOUTH-EAST
Healer, multi instrumentalist, troubadour of Celtic Alpine and Auvergne traditions. His songs and music invite to dance, to “en-chant” in a festive and happy environment. Musics and voice are inspired from Mother Earth and Father Sky, alchimized from the heart center.
tout se guerit Email : fouillatyves74@gmail.com
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Laetitia Very LAETITIA VERY FRANCE SOUTH WEST
Professional cellist, concertist and teacher, Laetitia improvises and composes music. She makes places and elements sing. She improvises personal healing melodies, unabling the opening of possibilities and the work on wounds.
Coeur de Soha CŒUR DE SOHA FRANCE SOUTH
Musicians, Muriel, Emmanuel, Fabrice and Sébastien who all followed Ema’a Drolma Mata during many years created the band «Cœur de Soha» to continue the path towards consciousness enlightment and to share under their own colors their creations rooted in Love universality and Joy. They propose celebrations with the elements and their sacred chants, Life information conveyors and with Roses, universal symbol for Love, linked to Earth Mother and celestial energies.
On stage, with Cécile, they sing under the name: « Voies de Soha ».
amour conscience Email : info.amouretconscience@gmail.com
Members of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Juan Pedro JEAN-PIERRE MEYRAN FRANCE SOUTH
Medicine man and musician. He follows the Huichol and Shipibo shamanistic paths. He was authorized by the keepers of these powerful traditions to transmit the essential rituals. After a 7 years apprenticeship, he received his Shipibo name, Xhaakõmani. Trained lyrical singer, he understands that the singing plays an important role in the healing, especially in Amazonia and received precise teaching about this.
jemeyran Email : xhaakomani@gmail.com
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Member of the Elders Board of the Circle of Wisdom
Christopher Vila Monasterio CHRISTOPHER VILA MONASTERIO FRANCE SOUTH
The meeting with Bwiti initiates and their bow in mouth “Moungongo” brought him to do researchs on this Gabon pygmy tradition. Then, the meeting with the Indian Shipibo culture from the Peruvian Amazon unabled him to deepen the experience of sound and trance… Afterward the first Cosmicbow was born, in 2008, inspired by two great forest of the planet. Since then, this instrument opened marvellous and undescribable spaces.
cosmicbow Email : surem@wanadoo.fr Vidéos cosmicbow
Philippe Bobola PHILIPPE BOBOLA FRANCE SOUTH EAST
Physics, biology and anthropology PhD, Member of the Science Academy of New York and member of the European Science, Arts and Letters Academy. He hosts seminars where he links shamanism and science. He takes us to a new understanding of the Universe.
jemeyran Email : philippe.bobola@sfr.fr
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Member of the Elders Board of the Circle of Wisdom
Gabriel OKO GABRIEL OKO FRANCE SOUTH EAST
Teacher in the Drum art. After many shamanistic rituals, he has felt the call of the drum. The vibration of the drum guided him to a Mexican woman shaman who gave him her drum with the mission to spread the drum energy throughout Europe. He organizes drum circles.
Tambours chamaniques Email : oko.gabriel@gmail.com
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Claudine Ravnich CLAUDINE RAVNICH FRANCE SOUTH EAST
Celtic Deo, Kachta ”the one flying high in the sky”, is a shaman grandmother of the Celtic Tradition. Her travels unabled her to deepen her shamanistic knowledge. She works on the heart, and the consciousness opening, walks together on the path of change and realization of the self. She practices shamanistic massage and personal development among other…
Email : clo.ravnich@gmail.com
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
Serge Ravnich SERGE RAVNICH FRANCE SOUTH EAST
Celtic Deo, Shampaka “The snake from the Earth” is a retired engineer and a Deo of the Celtic tradition. He practices shamanistic healing (realignment, Soul accompaniment, places cleansing…).
Email : s.ravnich@gmail.com
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
DELEGATION OF THE CELTIC DEOS FRANCE
Thirty Celtic Deos healers, keepers of the Soof Ta tradition will be available for individual healing.
Laetitia Merli LAETITIA MERLI FRANCE SOUTH EAST
Anthropologist, filmdirector. Specialized on the shamanism of Mongolia, she shared the daily life of many shamans from Mongolia and Tuva. She is interested in the psycho-corporal therapies and in western shamanisms.
She is the author of many books, documentary films and articles for science magazines and mainstream press about shamanism and Mongolia.
videos of Laétitia
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
David Paquin DAVID PAQUIN FRANCE SOUTH EAST
RDocumentary films director for 20 years, he travels around the world to meet the various shamanistic traditions. The goal of this films “The magical moment” and “Shamans – The song of life”, is unable a wide audience to see and hear this original knowledge which resounds in each of us. He is the president of the Shamanic Film Festival.
chamanismes.com Email : davidpaquin@sfr.fr
Member of the Circle of Wisdom of the Union of Ancestral Traditions
CHRISTIANE BALLAN CHRISTIANE BALLAN FRANCE SOUTH WEST
Film director and producer. Philosophy and sociology graduate, teacher in film communication. She made many films on ancestral traditions, in Peru and in India. Her films are awarded and recognized in various festivals. She made the film “The dream of the Shaman” which testifies of the 2016 Gathering in Genac.
christianeballan Email : chris.ballan@orange.fr
Marie Aure Cotta Photographie MARIE AURE COTTA FRANCE
Photographer. Dreamer, traveller, activist, she discovers this ability to have an unconventional look and to see beauty in all what is alive.
marie-aure Email : contact@marie-aure.com
Flore Aël Surun Photographie FLORE AËL-SURUN FRANCE
Photographer of hope. She photographies « survivors » and give to see their life force.
She photographed the shamans during the 9th Gathering in 2016 with a personal technique.
tendancefloue Email : flosurun@hotmail.com
PATRICK MICHEL FRANCE
Photographer. He works on the awakening of consciousness and the sharing of the cosmic energy through his photographic testimonies on women and men in hindouist, bouddhist and shamanic traditions.
Email : patrickjmichel@yahoo.fr
Pierre Laurent Photographie PIERRE LAURENT SWITZERLAND
Photographer. His photographs give the opportunity to see the wonderful world he is observing. Intuitive, he cultivates his attention to the invisible world, to synchronicities and to consciousness powers. Healer and medium, Pierre finishes his book on shamanism with wisdom beholders from the whole world. It will be available in avant-première at the 2017 Festival.
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ANAKO FOUNDATION FRANCE
The ANAKO Foundation acts as a watchdog, a cautious and supportive keeper of the memory of ethnies threaten of extinction through creating conservation programs for the native people’s immaterial heritage while enriching and preserving its audiovisual collections.
ANAKO Email :
FREDY BERTHONNEAU FRANCE
Multi-instrumentiste, artisan et instructeur. Organisateur du “Rêve de l’Aborigène”, il pratique également les voyages sonores au didgeridoo, à la guimbarde et au chant diphonique… Le didgeridoo permet alors de débloquer des schémas et libérer les tensions.
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Alexander Romanov ALEXANDER ROMANOV ALLEMAGNE
Alexander Romanov est un guérisseur d’origine russe qui pratique la méthode de « Redressement spirituel » dans la ligne de Pjotr Elkunoviz. Le redressement spirituel est un soin unique qui vise le redressement de la colonne vertébrale du corps mental. Le redressement amène un équilibre naturel pour le système énergétique et libère un potentiel d’auto-guérison infini.
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