MARIA SABINA: Her Life and Chants
by Alvaro Estrada
Ross-Erikson Publishers, Inc., Santa Barbara, Ca., 1981. First English Edition Paperback.
Maria Sabina was a long celebrated Shaman celebrated in Mexico. This book is a translation of her direct oral testimony and on the shamanic chants recited for in ritual ceremonies.
Commentary on her poems accompanies a biographical profile of the Mazatec shaman, with a preface by Jerome Rothenberg and essay by R. Gordon Wasson. Translation and commentaries by Henry Munn.