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Chavira, Juan Antonio



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Curanderismo Collection

Identifier: BSA-008
Abstract The Curanderismo Collection is comprised of materials from the College of Health Sciences and Human Services. Curanderismo, or folk healing, involves a trained healer, or curandero(a), who treats a person experiencing physical or spiritual illness.Dr. Robert Trotter (Medical Anthropologist) and Juan Antonio Chavira (Medical Sociologist/Anthropologist) produced the curanderismo materials in a project during the late 1970s in South Texas. The project, "Proyecto Comprender" served...
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