crow girl

Assuming the Crow Spirit. Art by Jeremy Hush. The crow is a spirit animal associated with life mysteries and magic. Crows serve as totems and spirit guides during many shamanistic rituals.

Masai Wedding Day, Kenya. Photo Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher.

Maasai Wedding Day, Kenya Photograph by Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher. A single tear marks the moment of farewell for lavishly beaded Nosianai as she leaves her family home in the Loita Hills of southern Kenya. Wedding-day tears may express true sadnes

Flight of Icarus by Abner Recinos

Abner Recinos - Flight of Icarus - Guatemala Art - Artwork Details

This Shaman’s costume (pictures above) is one of a series of elements which allowed a shaman’s body to transform into a ‘vessel’ that received different spirits. Among the Imin Numinchen, shamans were primarily concerned with healing, prediction and with people’s relations with their ancestors. This costume belonged to a young female shaman who died in the 1930s, aged 25

Above own photos taken at the Zanabazar Museum of Fine Arts, Ulan Bator, Mongolia. From Tigerbells "This Shaman's costume (pictures above) is one of a series of elements which allowed a shaman’s bo.

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