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Wade Davis and Gabor Maté in conversation with Pedro Favaron

Arequipa 2020 , 
A conversation intended to demythologize aspects of the folk medicine of America’s native populations, and to analyse the exchange of knowledge and resources in order to reflect on the phenomenon of cultural appropriation. Wade Davis (Colombia-Canada) is an anthropologist, ethnobotanist, author and photographer. His work takes, as its subject, native and indigenous cultures from around the world, particularly the Americas. His latest published book is Magdalena: Río de los Sueños. Dr Gabor Maté, an acknowledged expert on addictions and the author of various books — his latest is the bestseller In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts — that, based on the latest science and personal stories, show that all addictions originate in trauma and emotional loss. In conversation with Pedro Favaron, academic researcher and writer specialized in the study of Andean, Amazonian and North American indigenous peoples.