The Kallawaya, Healer People

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The Kallawaya, itinerant healers of the Andes, live in the mountains of Apolobamba. They are doctors, pharmacists, traders and gatherers, and know how to concoct remedies; the Kallawaya have an unequalled knowledge of Andean plants. In the village of Chajaya, emergency doctor Bernard Fontanille meets Mario Portugal who has in-depth knowledge of nearly 300 plant species. The men travel to the Antiplano to treat an ailing patient.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : , ARTE France, , [2013]
Copyright Date: ©2013
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (26 min., 16 sec.)) : sound, color
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Additional Contributors: ARTE France
Films Media Group
Alternative Title: Kallawaya, Healer People


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