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Mon February 14, 2005
Vision: The Art of Curanderismo
By Host Greg Bloom, Cultural Correspondent Emily Guerra, Producer Michael Olson
Las Cruces, NM – We explore curanderismo, traditional folk healing in Mexican and South American culture. Greg Bloom's guest is NMSU photography professor Sterling Trantham, who has photographed indigenous religious ceremonies in Guatemala for many years. We also hear from author Dr. Eliseo "Cheo" Torres, who recently penned "Curandero: A Life in Mexican Folk Healing." These interviews, plus the Borderland Headlines.