Ana Mariella Bacigalupo

Ana Mariella Bacigalupo

WSRP Research Associate 1998–99

Home institution

SUNY at Buffalo

Research project

Healers of the Cinnamon Tree, Priestesses of the Moon: Women's Spiritual Empowerment Among the Chilean Mapuche

Using ethnographic and ethnohistorical data, a study of the predominance of Mapuche women as machis (shaman/healers) in Chile's south central valleys as Mapuche society is assimilated into the Chilean state.


HDS 3715: Native and Latina Women and Religion (Spring 1999)


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