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-Process of making medicine is more than just herbal, the human must be connected to land
-Ghosts; are bad spirits (the devil)
-Shamans of medicine, healers
-There are many gov. programs which promote the study and support of native healers
-Anthropologists cannot understand the relationship b/w a plant, cure & the human
-His uncle was a shaman and offered him to be his pupil, but he refused since his father & grandfather were singers
-He's on [[google]], "even in the Amazon"
Cultural Equilibrium
-Brus is working on a visual art piece, surrealist
 -Ends with a song, chant-like

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Can you read this? from Shaun Sisk

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