Carson, David

Carson, David – Creator of “Medicine Cards,” a style of Tarot deck that uses illustrations of animals, especially those indigenous to North America and of significance to various Native American nations, to “receive guidance and healing messages from the animals.” The cards have become popular in neo-shamanism, as they are intended as a “tool to use for personal growth and balanced living.” Carson’s message blends indigenous themes, such as the importance of respectful symbiotic relationships between humanity and the wider community of life, with a New Age emphasis on “realign[ment] with the mystery and love creation offers us.”

SOURCE:

Historical Dictionary of Shamanism by Graham Harvey and Robert J. Wallis 2007

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