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Mind Medicine Australia FREE Webinar – Plants of the Gods with Dr Wade Davis CM (Canada)

With Dr Wade Davis CM (Canada)

Date: Wed 14 February 2024 @ 12:00pm
Location: Online

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Join us for a FREE WEBINAR on Wednesday 14 February 2024 @ 12pm AEDT featuring the esteemed Dr. Wade Davis CM (Canada), a leading anthropologist and ethnobotanist. As an explorer and researcher, Wade studies indigenous cultures and their use of plants for medicinal and spiritual purposes.

Wade Davis is perhaps the most articulate and influential western advocate for the world’s indigenous cultures. A National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence, he has been described as “a rare combination of scientist, scholar, poet and passionate defender of all of life’s diversity.” National Geographic Society named Wade as one of the Explorers for the Millennium. Trained in Anthropology and Botany at Harvard University, he travels the globe to live alongside indigenous people, and document their cultural practices in books, photographs, and film. His stunning photographs and evocative stories capture the viewer’s imagination.

TOPIC: Plants of the Gods

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll discover:

  • The pioneers of psychedelic and plant medicines: Personal anecdotes and firsthand knowledge from a world-leading anthropologist.
  • The cultural roots of plant medicines: Explore these transformative substances through the lens of anthropology.
  • The essence of shamanism: Gain profound insights into the spiritual and healing practices associated with these plants.
  • What these plants can and cannot do for us: Understand the potential benefits and limitations for human beings.


DATE: 14th February 2024
TIME: 11:55am (AEDT) for 12:00pm start, finishing at 1:15pm
DURATION: 75 minutes (incl Q&A)
LOCATION: Online – a link will be emailed to you with the viewing details. This session will be recorded and available on our YouTube channel.

The Presenters

Dr Wade Davis CM (Canada)


Wade Davis is a writer and photographer whose work has taken him from the Amazon to Tibet, Africa to Australia, Polynesia to the Arctic. Explorer-in-Residence at the National Geographic Society from 2000 to 2013, he is currently Professor of Anthropology and the BC Leadership Chair in Cultures and Ecosystems at Risk at the University of British Columbia.

Wade has authored 22 books, including One River, The Wayfinders and Into the Silence, he holds degrees in anthropology and biology and received his Ph.D. in ethnobotany, all from Harvard University. In 2016, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada. In 2018 he became an Honorary Citizen of Colombia.

Disclaimer: Mind Medicine Australia does not encourage or facilitate illegal use of psychedelics or plant medicines. MMA focus is focused on clinical and legal use only supported by the emerging science and legislative processes. Mind Medicine Australia reserves the right to record and publish webinars on various social media platforms. You agree that you will not discuss any names, locations or specific details of illegal use of psychedelics both verbally or via any written forms of communication via Mind Medicine Australia social media platforms (for example Facebook, Instagram or Zoom private and public chat forms during a webinar). Breaches of these guidelines may result in not being able to participate in the event. We thank you for support and cooperation on these matters.

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