At Chacruna: Ayahuasca, Depression and Me

Jerry B. Brown Far along the path of life, I fell into a rare dark nine-month depression.  I say “rare” because, blessed with good brain chemistry, […]

At Chacruna: New Narratives with Psychedelic Medicine: An Interview with Mellody Hayes

Sean Lawlor Dr. Mellody Hayes was told she would never go to Harvard, because people from the inner-city high school she attended didn’t go there. But […]

At Chacruna: How Many Ayahuasca Drinkers Are There in Brazil?

Luís Fernando Tófoli As a Brazilian ayahuasca scholar, I am frequently asked about the number of ayahuasca drinkers in my country. This is a tricky question, […]

At Chacruna: Thirteen Steps for Promoting Access and Inclusion in Psychedelic Science: You Say You Value Diversity, Here’s How to Prove It

NiCole T. Buchanan Organizational leaders often claim that they value diversity but provide little evidence that equity, access, and inclusion are a priority. When organizations value […]

3a Conferência Indígena da Ayahuasca

Nós, representantes de Povos Indígenas do Vale do Juruá – Apolima-Arara, Ashaninka, Huni Kuin, Jaminawa, Jaminawa-Arara, Kuntanawa, Nukini, Puyanawa, Shanenawa, Yawanawá e Shawãdawa, Noke Koi, reunidos […]

At Chacruna: The Visionary Art of Mahku – Huni Kuin Artist Movement

Amilton Pelegrino de Mattos, Ph.D. For the past few decades, Ibã has registered and transcribed the ritual songs and knowledge of his father, Tuin Huni Kuin, […]