The Curanderx Toolkit with Atava Garcia MS

Today, we will discuss The Curanderx Toolkit: Reclaiming Ancestral Latinx Plant Medicine and Rituals for Healing with the author Atava Garcia MS

About Atava Garcia

Atava Garcia Swiecicki is guided by her dreams and her Mexican, Polish, Hungarian and Diné ancestors.  She studied Feminist Studies at Stanford University and received her master’s degree in the Indigenous Mind Program at Naropa University Oakland.   Atava has studied healing arts extensively for over thirty years and has been mentored by herbalists, curanderas and traditional knowledge keepers.  

She works as a clinical herbalist and teacher and is dedicated to remembering the healing traditions of her ancestors and supporting others to reconnect with their ancestral medicine.   She also loves helping people build relationships with plants, whom she considers some of our greatest teachers and healers.  She is the founder of the Ancestral Apothecary School of Herbal, Folk and Indigenous Medicine on Ohlone territory in Oakland, CA.  She’s  currently living in Tewa Pueblo territory in Albuquerque, New Mexico where she finished her first book called The Curanderx Toolkit:  Reclaiming Ancestral Herbal Medicine and Rituals for Healing. 



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