Curanderismo Part 3: Traditional Healing with Cultural Traditions

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  • 6 Sequences
  • Introductive Level

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Syllabus

Instructor:  Dr. Eliseo “Cheo” Torres, from the University of New Mexico 

Description:  This course will provide information on the history, traditions, rituals, herbs, and remedies of Curanderismo, a folk healing tradition of the Southwestern United States, Latin America and Mexico.  

Optional texts: 

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For further references on Curanderismo, students are encouraged to read the following books:

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Module/Week

Topic

1

Introduction Videos

 

·       Welcome Video (3)

 

·       PowerPoint Introduction/Overview of Curanderismo (3)

 

·       Film on the University of New Mexico’s Summer Class

2

1.     Curanderismo Collection: Different Cultures with Similar Traditions

 

2.     Healing the Digestive System

 

3.     Healing the Nervous System

3

4.     Temazcal (3 videos)

4

5.     Intestinal Blockage (Empacho)

 

6.     Healing through Sound and Music

5

7.     Traditional Remedies for Infants and Children

 

8.     Traditional Healing for the Aging Community

6

9.     Dia de los Muertos & Healing through Grief

 

Interviews

·       Rita

·       Tonita

·       Curanderismo Students

Prerequisite

None.

Instructors

  • Eliseo (Cheo) Torres

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