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Alejandro Tsakimp: A Shuar Healer in the Margins of History
In the heavily forested foothills of the Andes Mountains in Ecuador, a Shuar healer named Alejandro Tsakimp leads many lives. He is a peasant who sells cattle and lumber, a member of the Shuar Federation, a son and a brother, a husband and a father, a student and a worker, and, finally, a troubled shaman. Being a healer has long been both a burden and a resource, for the p ...more
Paperback, 322 pages
Published October 1st 2002 by University of Nebraska Press
(first published January 9th 2002)
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