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Don Enrique

Don Enrique is a Shipibo curandero originally from the RoaBoya community near Pucallpa.  He now lives in Iquitos and works with Carlos leading the six and ten week courses for the Ayahuasca Foundation.  Don Enrique comes from a long line of curanderos and began studying with his grandfather at the age of 11.  With over [...]

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Don Ronald

Don Ronald

Don Ronald is don Enrique’s brother and has been assisting him with the curandero initiation courses since 2013.  Like don Enrique, don Ronald was raised in a family of curanderos and comes from a long lineage of shipibo plant doctors.  With an incredible knowledge of the plants, don Ronald continues to do dietas and study [...]

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Don Miguel

Don Miguel

Don Miguel is don Enrique’s brother and studied in the same tradition and don Enrique.  Born into a long lineage of shipibo healers, don Miguel has trained as a teacher and is especially fond of teaching the shipibo language and culture.  He assists don Enrique on the Curandero Initiation Courses and sometimes lead healing retreats [...]

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Doña Wilma

Doña Wilma

Doña Wilma is a truly amazing person.  She was conceived after her father, a shipibo maestro, completed a one year diet with a sacred, luminescent tree, and while her mother was pregnant with her, her father dieted with the plant marossa.  She was named after the shipibo word for marossa, inkan kena.  From a very [...]

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Doña Othelia

Doña Othelia

The daughter of indigenous curanderos (both parents were healers), doña Othelia never had a set initiation, for she grew up in the environment of plant spirit medicine from birth, and thus knew the science her entire life. Her childhood was an initiation. Othelia’s specialty is reading cigarettes, a form of divination similar to reading tea [...]

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Doña Ynes

Doña Ynes

Doña Ynes come from a long lineage of healers in her Shipibo community near Pucallpa. With decades of experience, doña Ynes has a very special connection to the plants and to ayahuasca. She glows with the caring energy of a grandmother, and her singing expresses the wisdom of a woman who has lived in harmony [...]

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