Shamanic retreat leads to Juneau controversy

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JUNEAU, Alaska (KTUU) - For some, a Shamanic retreat appears to be just a peaceful and spiritual getaway. But for the Sealaska Heritage Institute, the retreat – planned by a California group – is disrespectful and a commercial exploitation of shamanism.

KTOO-TV News Director Jeremy Hsieh filled us in on what led to this controversy over the Dance of the Deer Foundation's Shamanic Retreat.

KTOO-TV News Director Jeremy Hsieh filled us in on what led to this controversy over the Dance of the Deer Foundation's Shamanic Retreat.



 
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