n Latin American Report - A future for shamans
Traditional healers argue for respect and support from a fast-changing world : IDB news

Volume 16, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0256-6060



An unusual gathering took place last June in the village of Yorayaco, in the foothills of the Colombian Amazon. For the first time, the shamans of traditionally rival communities set aside their differences took aim at a much bigger problem : the growing threats to their culture and to the medicinal practices that are central to their way of life.

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