• Don Rene


    Don Rene was born in the community Nueva Ethea located on the banks of the Madre de Dios River in a Tacana indigenous community. As a child, spirits would visit him and tell him their secrets. At the age of 12, he began working with sacred medicines like ayahuasca (siño), Read more [...]

  • Don Marcial


    Curandero Don Marcial was born in an indigenous community outside Riberalta in 1937. His parents are both Tacana natives that migrated from the Ixiamos region at the height of the rubber boom at the beginning of the 20th century. Don Marcial, the youngest of his three brothers, discovered many of Read more [...]

  • Miguel Kavlin


    Miguel A. Kavlin was born in la Paz, Bolivia, where he lived until he was 17 years old. Upon finding himself in the United Sates to study university, he started to have unusual experiences which eventually led him to become interested in Native American culture and religion. In 1983 he Read more [...]