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Jeremy Narby

  Jeremy Narby is an anthropologist and writer. Narby grew up in Canada and Switzerland, studied history at the University of Canterbury, and received a doctorate in anthropology from Stanford University. Narby spent several years living with the Ashaninca in the Peruvian Amazon cataloging indigenous uses of rainforest resources to help combat ecological destruction. Narby has written three books, as well as sponsored an expedition to the rainforest for biologists and other scientists to examine indigenous knowledge systems and the utility of Ayahuasca in gaining knowledge. Since 1989, Narby has been working as the Amazonian projects director for the Swiss NGO, Nouvelle Planète.

See also

  • Ayahuasca
  • Itzhak Bentov
  • Shamanism
  • Rick Strassman


  • The Cosmic Serpent: DNA and the Origins of Knowledge (1998) ISBN 0-87477-911-1
  • Shamans Through Time: 500 Years on the Path to Knowledge (2001) edited by Narby and Francis Huxley ISBN 1-58542-091-3
  • Intelligence in Nature (2005) ISBN 1-58542-399-8[[fi:Jeremy Narby
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