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The KUT Longhorn Radio Network Presents: Mexican American Experience Collection

Audio recordings including interviews, music, and informational programs related to the Mexican American community and their concerns in the series "The Mexican American Experience" and "A esta hora conversamos" from the Longhorn Radio Network, 1976-1982.

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Displaying 4 programs with the keyword Witchcraft

 

1.

Curanderismo, Mexican Folk Healing

Theme:
Identity

Series:
Folklore, Health

Host:
Linda Fregoso

Interviewees:
Bernardo Ortiz, Dolores Estrella, Juan Chavira

Broadcast date:
Dec 15, 1981

Description:


Host Rosa Linda Fregoso explores the traditions of Curanderismo, or folk healing, within the Chicano community, and discusses its origins and scientific and spiritual basis with Dolores Estrella, a curandera, and with anthropologist Dr. Bernardo...

 

2.

Curanderismo

Themes:
Culture, Identity, Society

Series:
Folklore, Health

Host:
Armando Gutiérrez

Interviewee:
Juan Chavira

Broadcast date:
Apr 25, 1979

Description:


Dr. Juan Chavira discusses the practice, belief and theory of curanderismo. He first explains Curanderismo as a body of knowledge, that connects to health and the maintenance of health. He claims that curanderos emerged during the last century...

 

3.

Chicano Folk Diseases And Their Herbal Cures

Themes:
Culture, Society

Series:
Folklore, Health

Host:
Gloria Contreras

Interviewee:
Dolores Latorre

Broadcast date:
Nov 22, 1977

Description:


Dolores Latorre discusses some of the folk practices and cures she studied in Múzquiz, Coahuila, while working on a book on the Mexican Kickapoo Indians with her husband Felipe Latorre. While living in Coahuila, Dolores Latorre, an...

 

4.

Folklore In Mexican American Society

Theme:
Culture

Series:
Folklore

Host:
Richard Goodman

Interviewee:
Richard Goodman

Broadcast date:
Oct 28, 1976

Description:


In this talk, Richard Goodman provides a brief overview of Mexican-American folklore. He defines folklore as the common values and unofficial heritage of a people. Folklore can be stories, legends, proverbs, superstitions and songs. Goodman...

 
 

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