“We have been the keepers of rites that usher in who we are becoming as a people, as a planet. These processes are not only for the Indians, but for the entire world.”
– Don Manuel Quispe to Alberto Villoldo
Alberto with legendary shaman Don Eduardo Calderon from the Coast of Peru.
Doña Bernardina Apaza with her husband don Humberto Sonco.
Gathering of paqos, Alberto and a group of students at Mount Ausangate to summon the Mosok Karpay from the Heavens to the people.
Don Manuel Quispe, Don Humberto Sonco, Alberto Villoldo. Photo by John Weiskopf.
Don Manuel Quispe and Alberto Villoldo. Photo by Nancy Garbett.
Alberto with Maria Reiche known as the Lady of the Nazca Lines of ancient Perú.
Don Manuel Quispe. Photo by Nancy Garbett.
Don Humberto Sonco and Don Mariano Apaza creating an offering.
Don Pascual Apaza giving the Alto Mesayoq rite to Marcela Lobos.
Marcela sharing the rites in Perú with the Four Winds students.
Q'ero shamans offering the rites to our students by Mount Ausangate.
Marcela Lobos sharing the Rite of the Womb with students (in this photo is Leraine Horstmanshoff) at Joshua Tree.
Peruvian shamans traveling to Europe with Alberto.
Marcela and Q'ero shamans during a European tour.