Spirit of The Rainforest: A Yanomamo Shaman's Story
The Spears of Twilight: Life and Death in the Amazon Jungle
By: Phillippe Descola, Janet Lloyd (translator)
The story of Descola's three years among the Jivaro Indians of South America. A sensitive account of the daily lives of these isolated head-hunters, a tradition which has kept them safe from white incursions for centuries.
Tales of a Shaman's Apprentice: An Ethnobotanist Searches for New Medicines
in the Amazon Rain Forest
Shabono: A Visit to a Remote and Magical World in the South American Rain Forest
By: Florinda Donner
Journey with anthropologist Florinda Donner to a native village in the rain forest. Experience life on a daily basis with the Yanomama tribe as they strive to maintain a lifestyle which is slowly being destroyed.
Arts of the Amazon
By: Barbara Braun, Peter G. Roe (Editors)
This book encompasses Amazon art from pottery and basketry to the spectacular body decorations and featherwork. Illustrations and a map of the Amazon region included.
Rainforest Remedies: One Hundred Healing Herbs of Balize
By: Rosita Arvigo, Michael Balick, Laura Evans (illustrator)
From Achiote to Zubin, the familiar and the not so familiar, each herb has a description, habitat information and traditional uses. There are also many referenced research results.
A Neotropical Companion: An Introduction to the Animals, Plants and Ecosystems of the New World Tropics
The High Frontier: Exploring the Tropical Rainforest Canopy
By: Mark W. Moffett
A stunning look at the aerial plants and their inhabitants. 133 beautiful color photos accompany the tale of Moffett's studies in the canopy.
By: Geoffrey O'Connor
Combining memoir, journalism, history, and anthropology, a critically acclaimed filmmaker takes a critical look at one of the world's most intriguing regions, discussing the plight of the Amazon's native peoples, ecological disaster, the rich beauty of the environment, and the struggle for indigenous rights.
One River: Explorations and Discoveries in the
The World Is As You Dream It: Shamanic Teachings From the
Amazon and Andes
By: John Perkins
In the jungles of Ecuador, Perkins visits the Shuar tribe and their curanderos, the healing shamans, where he explores their thinking.
Nature's Green Umbrella: Tropical Rainforests
By: Gail Gibbons
Noted children's writer, takes a clear colorful look at the plant and animal life beneath the jungle's canopy. Full color.
The Three Halves of Ino Moxo: Teachings of the Wizard of the Upper Amazon
By:Cesar Calvo, Kenneth A.Symington (translator)
Vine of the Soul: Medicine Men, Their Plants and Rituals in the Columbian Amazon
By:Richard Evans Schultes, Robert F. Raffauf
The Healing Forest: Medicinal and Toxic Plants of Northwest Amazonia
By: Richard Evans Schultes, Robert F. Raffauf
Ethnobotany: Evolution of a Discipline
By:Richard Evans Schultes (Editor), Siri Von Reis (Editor)
After the Trees: Living on the Transamazon Highway
By: Douglas Ian Stewart
Amazon: From the Floodplains to the Clouds
By: Alex Webb
The Amazon River Forest: A Natural History of Plants, Animals, and People
By: Nigel J. H. Smith
The Amazonian Chronicles
By: Jacques Meunier, et al
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