Re: Curanderismo in the southwest

Al Wahrhaftig (wahrhaft@SONOMA.EDU)
Sun, 4 Feb 1996 08:59:08 -0700

Not about the SW, but related and valuable:
Susan Schroeder. "Tijuana's Elite Healers: The Blending of Western Medicine
with Ritualistic Cures"Journal of Latin American Lore 16:2:233-258. 1990.

Also, Edward Spicer. Ethnic Medicine in the Southwest. Tucson: Univ. of Ariz.
Press. 1981In message writes:

> I have a student who is working on a field project concerning curanderas in
> the
> San Antonio, TX area. We have been able to find a lot of informal literature
> about curanderismo, but our search of the usual indexes has turned up little
> scholarly work on the subject. I am aware of a lot of work on ethnobotany
> among
> the native peoples of the Americas etc., but can anyone suggest some recent
> work on curanderos in the southwest U.S.? English or Spanish is fine.
> Thanks
> Jon McGe