“The root is thick, it looks thin in your eyes only. Therefore I tell you that you must come down through the root . . .
From times of old, it is of this tree that . . . the shamans have been growing from . . . It is through this hole that
the shaman receives the spirit of his voice.”
excerpt from Sereptie's dream
The Strong Eye of Shamanism
Robert Ryan, Ph.D
raku, stoneware, burnt tree, mixed media, pigments