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Title Sastun / Directed by Guido Verweyen
Published Watertown, MA : Documentary Educational Resources, [2002]
copyright 2001
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (20 min.)
Series Ethnographic video online, volume 1
Summary Sastun tells the story of American herbalist Rosita Arvigo, whose quest to explore the healing powers of plants led her to the rain forest of Belize where she befriended one of the last remaining Maya shamans, Don Elijio Panti
Notes Based on the novel: Sastun / by Rosita Arvigo & Nadine Epstein
Event Copyright date on credit frame: 2001
Subject Arvigo, Rosita -- Travel -- Belize -- Cayo District.
Arvigo, Rosita.
Ethnobotany -- Belize -- Cayo District.
Maya healers -- Belize -- Cayo District.
Mayas -- Ethnobotany.
Mayas -- Medicine.
Medicinal plants -- Belize -- Cayo District.
Rain forest ecology -- Belize -- Cayo District.
Traditional medicine -- Belize -- Cayo District.
Medicine, Traditional.
Indians, Central American.
Phytotherapy.
Belize.
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Verweyen, Guido.
Arvigo, Rosita. Sastun
Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
Other Titles Title on container: Sastun : my apprenticeship with a Maya healer