Zane Curfman known as "don Zane" to his students and godchildren, is The author of Inka Mountain Magic and has been serving his community as a healer and spiritual leader for over 20 years.
Zane started apprenticing with the Q’ero Paqo Kuna tradition (nature mystic/shamanism) in his early 20’s. He fell in love with the culture and the spiritual traditions of the region, studying with many of the indigenous spiritual masters of the Peruvian and Bolivian Andes
Zane serves as a Chaka Runa a bridge for the spirits. He was tasked by his indigenous masters to adapt these teachings for the western mind while preserving their cultural roots.
To this end He created the Katari Tradition of Cross-cultural Shamanism, the Wild Hearts Medicine Society and the Art of Spiritual Healing Shaman Apprenticeship Program.
In 2009 Zane performed the Nameing Ceremony for his Goddaughter and was adopted by the family of Maria Scolie and Husto Apaza becoming an honorary member of the Q’ero village of Qiqo.