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UNM Curanderismo Class

Traditional Medicine without Borders:

Curanderismo in the Southwest & Mexico

July 11-22, 2016 (2-week class!)

M-F 8:10 a.m. to 12:40 p.m., UNM Main Campus (Anthropology Bldg. Rm 163)

Registration for UNM for credit and Continuing Education non-credit coming soon!  


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3 easy ways to take this class:

1.  Register for the traditional 2-WEEK IN PERSON CLASS for UNM credit via: UNM Registrar's Office  or 505-277-8900 or for non-credit via Continuing Education  or 505-277-0077.  

2.  Register for the ONLINE UNM CREDIT COURSE  (must be enrolled as UNM student to register) via:  UNM Registrar's Office or 505-277-8900

3.  Register for all three of the FREE MASSIVE OPEN ONLINE COURSE (MOOC) 6-week course via coursera.  


(Video produced by Benson Hendrix, UNM University Communications and Marketing Department.) 

(video courtesy of Rebecca Gustaf, UNM Health Sciences Center)

Courtesy of Cynthia Gomez (producer and director for Pipestone Productions)

This course uses instructors who are healers and health practitioners from the Southwest, Mexico and the Albuquerque community to provide information on the history of Curanderismo (the art of Mexican Folk Healing) in the Southwest and Mexico.

It explores an integrative approach to medicine and featuring demonstrations that incorporate Curanderismo with various traditional and holistic health techniques.

For more information on the class please email curanderismo.unm.edu or call (505) 277-4296.