Years ago Albert Einstein said, “We can’t solve our problems with the the same kind of thinkin we used to create the problems.”  We are facing–a pandemic, a economic recession and the ever looming climate change. What kind of thinking do we need to deal with these situations. This article suggests we turn to an ancient form of thinking and spirituality–shamanic thinking. It relies heavily on  my stories with indigenous peoples their cultures and communities in the Canadian Arctic.