20 June 2019
In her article Giorgia Tresca, environmental anthropologist that previously conducted ethnobotanical research at the Takiwasi Center, investigates how Amazonian understandings of plant spirits are coming to life in Europe, specifically by the hands of French herbalist Celine Cholewka, who apprenticed in the Peruvian Amazon.
10 June 2019
As part of the tour in Alto Mayo, they met the Awajún indigenous community of Shampuyacu where they visited the Bosque de las Nuwas, an initiative for economic development in harmony with indigenous culture and conservation, promoted by the women of the Shampuyacu community together with the Takiwasi Laboratory and Conservation International Peru. As a result of this initiative, a line of infusions will soon be launched on the market that highlights the identity of the indigenous woman and her knowledge of the Amazonian medicinal plants.
05 June 2019
Ten years after the Baguazo, we propose again this interview to the indigenous leader Santiago Manuin, conducted by Dr. Jacques Mabit, where topics such as the role of plants in the personal and spiritual life of people and the interest of Westerners towards traditional medicine Amazonian are discussed. Image, sound and edition: Ricardo D'Aguiar.
21 May 2019
The Takiwasi Center will be represented by a delegation of researchers during the third World Ayahuasca Conference to be held in Girona, Spain, from May 31 to June 2. Among them Dr. Jacques Mabit, founding president of the center, and Matteo Politi, scientific director.