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This edition: Kallawaya, Son of Lightning

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Episode Details

In the high valleys of the Bolivian Andes, the Kallawayan doctors have a unique know-how, legendary throughout all of South America, that has been transmitted from father to son for centuries. Max is a well-known Kallawayan doctor. Today, he will teach his son Johnny the secrets of the Kallawayan medicine. Together, they travel by foot across the mountains, from village to village, to heal those in need. Kallawayan ancestral medicine will only survive by transmission, and thanks to people like Max and Johnny it has a chance. Dir.: Jean Queyrat. (52 min.)