As the last of four courses on Curanderismo, the art of Hispanic/Latino traditional medicine, this course focuses specifically on traditional healing using different techniques of many countries around the world. As an educational and cultural platform, this course will share a number of traditional global perspectives.
Curanderismo: Global & Cultural Influences of Traditional HealingUniversity of New Mexico
About this Course
What you will learn
Examine Curanderismo in Latin America, Southwestern United States, Africa, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Peru, as well as the Mayan and Native American views.
Recognize the contributions of the famous Mexican healer Niño Fidencio and how his healing methods have been influenced by healers like Chenchito.
Discuss the influences of traditional medicine from indigenous beliefs, rituals & herbal medications.
Explain how traditional medicine has been valued throughout the generations.
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
EL ULTIMO CHENCHITO, THE LAST OF THE FIDENCISTA HEALERS
AFRICAN TRADITIONAL MEDICINE & AFRICAN HEALING THROUGH MUSIC
AFRO-LATINO HEALING THROUGH MUSIC AND DANCE & AFRO-CUBAN HEALING TECHNIQUES
AFRO-PUERTO RICAN HEALING MODALITIES & SACRED TOBACCO OF PERU/MEDICINAL PLANTS FOR WOMEN
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TOP REVIEWS FROM CURANDERISMO: GLOBAL & CULTURAL INFLUENCES OF TRADITIONAL HEALING
I found the courses to be very informative and a great introduction to Curanderismo knowledge and skills.
I really enjoyed the course. It sparked a lot of curiosity and was very well presented.
the course was very intresting, thanks all the team of instructers and coursera.
great info. the future, as well as the past, of medicine
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