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Bia Labate



Beatriz Caiuby Labate, PhD, is a Brazilian social anthropologist, author, and an executive director of the Chacruna Institute for Psychedelic Plant Medicines. Her main areas of focus are the study of plant medicines, shamanism, and ritual, and highlighting the political issues faced by the Indigenous tribes of the Amazon who are the guardians of the sacred medicines she studies.

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Ayahuasca Shamanism in the Amazon and Beyond

This presentation will offer an overview of the book “Ayahuasca Shamanism in the Amazon and Beyond”, co-edited by Beatriz Caiuby Labate and Clancy Cavnar, and published through Oxford University Press in 2014.

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Ayahuasca Religions: A Comprehensive Bibliography & Critical Essays

Ayahuasca Religions includes two essays commenting on aspects of the bibliography.

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5 Women in Psychedelics You Should Know About

Badass women making waves in the psychedelic movement, from research to drug policy reform.

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07:30

Balancing Two Worlds DMT: The Spirit Molecule | Bia Labate

From DMT: The Spirit Molecule

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The Emergence of a New Market: Psychedelic Science Conferences

Many are talking about the “commodification of psychedelics” or the “new psychedelic businesses” or “corporations”; however, this boom is affecting all areas of our field.

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08:51

You Can’t Draw a Line Between Good and Bad DMT: The Spirit Molecule | Bia Labate

From DMT: The Spirit Molecule

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01:39:27

Honoring the Indigenous Roots of the Psychedelic Movement | Bia Labate

A presentation and discussion on the continuities and discontinuities between the world of sacred plants and that of psychedelic science.

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The Pros and Cons of Ayahuasca’s Globalization | Bia Labate

Ayahuasca’s popularity has exploded in recent years. Once seen as a drug only the most adventurous would seek out and experience, it is now part of the mainstream conversation.

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09:03

My History With Ayahuasca DMT: The Spirit Molecule | Bia Labate

From DMT: The Spirit Molecule

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The Expanding World Ayahuasca Diaspora

This excerpt from the book The Expanding World Ayahuasca Diaspora: Appropriation, Integration and Legislation gives a brief summary of the literature discussing the worldwide dissemination of ayahuasca and its religious, cultural, and scientific implications.

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