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Jeremy Narby (born 1959 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian anthropologist and author. In his books, Narby examines shamanism and molecular biology, and shamans' knowledge of botanics and biology through the use of entheogens across many cultures.
Narby has written three books, as well as sponsored an expedition to the rainforest for biologists and other scientists to examine indigenous knowledge systems and the utility of Ayahuasca in gaining knowledge. The resulting documentary film was Night of the Liana.
Since 1989, Narby has been working as the Amazonian projects director for the Swiss NGO, Nouvelle Planète.
- The Cosmic Serpent: DNA and the Origins of Knowledge (1995) ISBN 0-87477-911-1
- Shamans Through Time: 500 Years on the Path to Knowledge (2001) edited by Jeremy Narby and Francis Huxley ISBN 1-58542-091-3
- Intelligence in Nature (2005) ISBN 1-58542-399-8
- Psychotropic Mind: The World According to Ayahuasca, Iboga, and Shamanism (2010) ISBN 978-1-59477-312-9
- Stewart, Todd. "The Cosmic Serpent: An interview with Jeremy Narby". ascent magazine. 3: Body as a Spiritual Tool (2007)
- Jeremy Narby on IMDb