Losing hope of finding kids in plane crash, Indigenous searchers turned to a ritual: Ayahuasca

FILE - In this photo released by Colombia’s Armed Forces Press Office, soldiers and Indigenous men pose for a photo with the four children who were missing after surviving a deadly plane crash, in the Solano jungle, Caqueta state, Colombia, June 9, 2023. (Colombia’s Armed Force Press Office via AP, File)

FILE - In this photo released by Colombia’s Armed Force press office, a soldier stands in front of the wreckage of a Cessna C206 on May 18, 2023, that crashed in the jungle of Solano in the Caqueta state of Colombia. The bodies of three adults were recovered from inside the aircraft. Forty days after the crash, four children on the flight were found alive. (Colombia’s Armed Forces Press Office via AP, File)

FILE - Military personnel and Indigenous leaders stand on the tarmac during the arrival of four Indigenous children who were missing for 40 days after a deadly plane crash, at the military air base in Bogota, Colombia, June 10, 2023. Indigenous men who were among search teams hoping to find the children aboard a plane that crashed in the Amazon jungle say one of their most sacred rituals played a role in rescue efforts. (AP Photo/Ivan Valencia, File)

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) —