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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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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 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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