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Willamette University

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Salem, Oregon 97301

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Religious Studies

REL 352 (IT) Shamanism (1)

The course introduces beliefs and practices of various shamanic traditions in Asia and North America. It will examine the meaning of shamanic myths, symbols and rituals. It will also discuss the relationship between environmental concerns and the increasing interest in shamanism.

Mode of Inquiry: Interpreting Texts; Indigenous Peoples and Cultures Cluster

  • Offering: Alternate years
  • Instructor: Zhou