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Relevant Articles & Interesting Reads

  1. Indigenous Peyote Conservation Communication Committee (May 2021) Open Letter to the Psychedelic Movement Regarding Peyote in Policy Efforts and How to be an Ally to Indigenous Peoples of North America.
  2. Coronado, T. C., Jacanamejoy, L. M. B., Chindoy, E. E., Piaguaje, F. E., Chindoy, H. C., Piaguaje, H., Queta, E., Jamioy, J. C. L., Queta, T. L., Mutumbajoy, L. (2019) Declaration about cultural appropriation from the spiritual authorities, representatives and indigenous organizations of the amazon region, UMIYAC – Union of Indigenous Yage Medics of the Colombian Amazon.
  3. Williams, K., Romero, O.S.G., Braunstein, M. and Brant, S. (2022) Indigenous Philosophies and the “Psychedelic Renaissance”. Anthropol Conscious, 33: 506-527. 
  4. Celidwen, Y., Redvers, N., Githaiga, C., Calambas, J., Ananos, K., Chindoy, M. E., Vitale, R., Rojas, J. N., Mondragon, D. Vazquez Rosalio, Y., Sacbaja, A. (2023) Ethical Principles of traditional Indigenous medicine to guide western psychedelic research and practice, The Lancet Regional Health – Americas, Volume 18, 2023.
  5. Cornelius, K. (2023) How to fold Indigenous ethics into psychedelics studies, Science Insider.
  6. Fotiou, E. (2020) The role of Indigenous knowledges in psychedelic science, Journal of Psychedelic Studies, 4(1), 16-23.
  7. Negrin, D., (2020) Colonial Shadows in the Psychedelic Renaissance, Chacruna.
  8. Konstantin Gerber, Inti García Flores, Angela Christina Ruiz, Ismail Ali, Natalie Lyla Ginsberg, and Eduardo E. Schenbergm (2021) Ethical Concerns about Psilocybin Intellectual Property, ACS Pharmacology & Translational Science 2021 4 (2), 573-577
  9. Sharma, S., (2021) On Sacred Reciprocity: Giving Back to our Indigenous Predecessors in the Psychedelic Movement, Psychedelic Spotlight.
  10. Capps, R. (2021) Will Psychedelic Companies Embrace Indigenous Reciprocity?, Lucid News.
  11. Van Exeter, M. (2022) A Deeper Understanding of Sacred Reciprocity, Women on Psychedelics.
  12. Langlois, A. (2022) Exploring Sacred Reciprocity at the Psychedelic Psychotherapy Forum, Psychedelic Psychotherapy Forum.
  13. Siebert, A. (2022) Indigenous Medicine Conservation Fund to Raise $20 Million in Support of Indigenous-Led ‘Psychedelic’ Projects, Forbes.
  14. Thomas, J. A. (2022) Amazon frog highlights appropriation of Indigenous knowledge for commercial gain, Mongabay.
  15. Lowe, J., Ahmad, K. (2022) Indigenous washing: the exploitation of indigenous people by the pharmaceutical industry, Drug Science
  16. Capps, Reilly (2022) Gabon Takes First Step Toward Legal Export of Sustainable Iboga, Lucid News.
  17. Gualinga, E. S., Cook, M., Aubrey, S. B., Birss, M., Krishan, R., Dobson, C., Hawkes, S., Kung, E., (2023) Respecting Indigenous rights, An Actionable Due Diligence Toolkit for Institutional Investors, Amazon Watch, April 2023.

Indigenous-led Organizations To Know About & Support

Indigenous Medicine Conservation Fund

For the sovereign protection and regeneration of the medicines, ecologies & traditional knowledges Indigenous communities have honored for thousands of years.

Indigenous Peyote Conservation Initiative

Empowering Indigenous communities to reconnect with, regenerate, and conserve their sacred Peyote medicine

Benefit Honoring

Honor the People in the Present by Investing in Traditional Land

Honor the Earth

Our mission is to create awareness and support for Native environmental issues and to develop needed financial and political resources for the survival of sustainable Native communities.


LANDBACK is a movement that has existed for generations with a long legacy of organizing and sacrifice to get Indigenous Lands back into Indigenous hands.

Nibi Walk

The Nibi (Water) Walks are Indigenous-led, extended ceremonies to pray for the water. Every step is taken in prayer and gratitude for water, our life giving force.