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How Peyote Inspired Vanessa Carlton's New Album

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 12.02.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Songstress Vanessa Carlton is back with a new album, "Liberman," and she told HuffPost Live on Wednesday that the new music stemmed from some mind-alt...

Exclusive Interview With Alex Grey - Part 1

Morena Duwe | Posted 05.23.2015 | Arts
Morena Duwe

Deeply permeated in the transformational festival culture, Alex and his wife Allyson have become the voices and artists of a generation. In this interview, we discover, learn and transcend.

Filmmakers Sign Historic Agreement With Huichol Authorities in Mexico City

Tracy L. Barnett | Posted 11.08.2014 | Impact
Tracy L. Barnett

As part of the opening of the Festival of Indigenous Cultures of Mexico City, "Huicholes: The Last Peyote Guardians" was screened last week in the Zócalo, in the historic heart of the city, with 3,000 people attending.

Interview With the Last Peyote Guardians: Marakame José Luis "Katira" Ramírez and Son

Tracy L. Barnett | Posted 09.16.2014 | Arts
Tracy L. Barnett

José Luis "Katira" Ramírez was serving as the governor of his community of San Andrés Cohamiata, Jalisco, when he met Argentine filmmaker Hernán Vilchez. He was not like any governor Vilchez had ever met.

An Interview With Directors of Huicholes: The Last Peyote Guardians

Tracy L. Barnett | Posted 09.16.2014 | Entertainment
Tracy L. Barnett

When Argentine filmmaker Hernán Vílchez made his way up into the remote Wixarika community of San Andrés Cohamiata Tateikie high in the Western Sierra Madre of Mexico, he knew he would be entering another world. What he didn't know was how deeply it would change his own life.

Canada meets Wirikuta: Visit from Council of Canadians' Maude Barlow

Tracy L. Barnett | Posted 01.19.2013 | Green
Tracy L. Barnett

From the moment Maude Barlow passed under the crumbling stone arch and saw the first nopalera laden with red cactus fruits, she knew she was entering another dimension.

Stars Come Out for Wirikuta

Tracy L. Barnett | Posted 04.10.2012 | Home
Tracy L. Barnett

Some 800 Wixarika people -- 18 busloads -- are gathering in the desert below are expected to descend on this tiny town within an hour and will begin the trek up the sacred mountain of Cerro Quemado, the place where they believe the sun was born.

Message From the Gods: Unite to Defend the Birthplace of the Sun

Tracy L. Barnett | Posted 04.10.2012 | Home
Tracy L. Barnett

They came by the hundreds from the Western Sierra Madre, native Wixarika or Huichol people on a spiritual quest, seeking to consult with the spirits of their ancestors. This year, however, would be vastly different from years past.

Reducing Penalties for Crack and Peyote... But When Marijuana?

Rob Kampia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Kampia

How can it be that Congress and the president reduced the penalty for crack in 2010, but it's inconceivable that they'd do the same for marijuana in 2010?

Taking Peyote in a Navajo Tipi Ceremony

Karin Luisa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Karin Luisa

The participants were engrossed, believing in the bowl, the spirit of Peyote, the words of the chief as he now admonished us to learn how to pray.

Step XIV of My Spiritual Journey: In Which I Talk Drugs

Verena von Pfetten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Verena von Pfetten

I know I'm a day late on this, but hey - my posts go up on Wednesdays. But first, before I begin, let me state for the record, for posterity, for m...