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Speaking Appearance

Psychedelic Stories @ Plant Spirit Summit 2021

Wade Davis, Paulo Sanson, Lorna Liana, Mareesa Stertz, Mike Margolies

Livestreamed February 26, 2021

In this Live Panel from the Plant Spirit Summit, Mike Margolies and Mareesa Stertz host a discussion about our most personal and meaningful experiences with psychedelics! Panelists Lorna Liana, Wade Davis and Paulo Sanson share their stories with the audience.

This Live Panel is part of the Plant Spirit Summit – an online conference bringing together over 50 psychedelic experts, facilitators, researchers and artists. You can gain lifetime access to all the conference recordings plus a huge bundle of psychedelic bonuses by clicking here.

More about this Live Panel:

We each have our own path, and, when psychedelics play a role in it, it tends to involve some magic. Psychedelic experiences inspire, encourage, delight, awe, discipline us, reconnect us to our hearts, ground us so that we handle obstacles with more composure…

They shape us into higher versions of ourselves, and this process often becomes a touching, inspiring story.

In this 90-minute Live Panel discussion, we are taking a different approach - our guests so far will be the hosts, and our host Lorna Liana a panelist, joined by the great Wade Davis and Paulo Sanson! Listen to them and our audience members share their personal, meaningful experiences with psychedelics!

The Panelists:

Lorna Liana | Founder & CEO, EntheoNation

Deep in the heart of the Brazilian Amazon, Lorna Liana discovered her purpose and her divine calling while drinking visionary plant medicines with indigenous shamans. She was given a mission: “To leverage emerging technologies to preserve indigenous traditions, so that ancient wisdom can benefit the modern world, and technology can empower indigenous people.”

In pursuit of this mission, Lorna became an online business coach and new media strategist to sustainable brands, social ventures and visionary entrepreneurs, helping them attract their tribe and ignite a movement around their mission-driven businesses. Through podcasting, video blogging, and social media, she shares the stories of both indigenous people and the world’s foremost experts in psychedelic science, modern shamanism, and consciousness research to inspire each and every one of us to explore the depths of our minds, spirits, planet…and evolve.

*Where to Find Lorna:*


The Plant Spirit Summit:

Wade Davis | Ethnographer & Author

Wade Davis spent more than three years in the Amazon and Andes as a plant explorer, living among fifteen indigenous groups in eight Latin American nations while making some 6,000 botanical collections. He also conducted ethnographic fieldwork among numerous indigenous societies of almost every continent.

His anthropological and ethnobotanical enquiries took him around the globe, while his writing has tackled and unraveled mysteries of both this world and other realms. He is the author of The Serpent and the Rainbow and One River: Explorations and Discoveries in the Amazon Rain Forest, has published articles in Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Outside, National Geographic, Fortune, and Condé Nast Traveler, is an Explorer-in-Residence at the National Geographic Society, and has produced 18 documentary films.

*Where to Find Wade:*

IG: @wadedavisofficial

Paulo Sanson | Filmmaker & Medicine Man

Paulo Sanson has an academic background in history, a master degree in anthropology and another degree in filmmaking. He has been walking the path of ancient traditions for over 20 years, and has lived and learned among the Sionas from the Putumayo and the Sikuanis of Los Llanos Orientales.

He works as a healer holding traditional ceremonies with yagé and yopo.

The Hosts:

Mike Margolies | Founder, Psychedelic Seminars

Mike Margolies is the founder of Psychedelic Seminars, an educational conversation series on psychedelics, and co-founder of the CryptoPsychedelic Summit. Mike started the Baltimore Psychedelic Society and has sparked and mentored similar groups around the world from San Francisco to DC to Portugal.

*Where to Find Mike:*

Twitter: @mikemargolies

IG: @psychsems

Mareesa Stertz | Film maker, Lucid News

Mareesa Stertz is a filmmaker and host behind the GaiaTV series, The Healing Powers, a community organizer in the psychedelic space, and cofounder/media director at Lucid News.

*Where to Find Mareesa:*

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