Agder Sanchez Palacios

Agder Iztacmitl (White Arrow) is a sacred pipe (Canupa) carrier and sun dancer from Mexico. He has over 25 years of experience working with the Mazatec mushroom tradition. His father was a medicine man before him, and he was introduced to the medicine path at the age of 8. He later participated in ceremonies of the red road, such as the vision quest and sun dance. He was adopted by Yuwipi man Christopher Long, who gave him permission to share the Lakota peyote temescal and sweat lodge. His work has taken him to Europe, India, and North and South America.

Events with Agder Sanchez Palacios

Wirikuta Desert Excursion (Peyote)
March 8 - 14, 2024

You are invited to partake in an extraordinary excursion to the sacred land of the Wixarika people (Huichol), the Wirikuta desert. We are deeply honored to extend an invitation for you to join us for this excursion with our guide and medicine man (Marakame) Don Venado. Yearly, the Wixarika community embarks on a ten-day pilgrimage to this sacred destination, retracing the footsteps of their ancestors. There, they collect precious medicine and make offerings for the health of their businesses, family, water, fire, earth, and the entirety of existence. This unique opportunity will enable you to forge a deeper connection with…

Mazatec Psilocybin Mushroom Retreat - Mexico
October 21 - 25, 2024

You are invited to participate in an intimate retreat that includes ceremonies in the ancient tradition of the Mazatec people of Oaxaca, Mexico. These ceremonies are profound spiritual undertakings that trace their origins back through generations. It became known worldwide in the 1950s and 60s through Maria Sabina, a medicine woman who first opened the ceremony of the holy children (mushrooms) to the world. Centuries of wisdom and reverence for the “holy children” have culminated in a sacred practice designed to facilitate deep introspection, spiritual healing, and cosmic communion. In addition to the two ceremonies, we offer a traditional sweat…

Wirikuta Desert Excursion - Peyote, Mexico
November 2 - 7, 2024

You are invited to partake in an extraordinary excursion to the sacred land of the Wixarika people (Huichol), the Wirikuta desert. We are deeply honored to extend an invitation for you to join us in visiting one of the spiritual leaders of this tribe, Temay “Modesto” Rivera Lemus on his land there for a time of medicine ceremony in this ancient tradition. Yearly, the Wixarika community embarks on a ten-day pilgrimage to this sacred destination, retracing the footsteps of their ancestors. There they collect precious medicine and make offerings for the health of their businesses, family, water, fire, earth, and…