Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: native healers

  • The thousand-year-old rainforest shamanistic tradition of healing touch

    Søren Ventegodt Copenhagen, Denmark   Detail from Serpent and Ant-Eater. Allan Palm Island, c. 1997. Private collection.   An interview with the last Aboriginal healer from the Kuku Nungl (Kuku Yalanji) tribe on the sacred art of healing touch in Far North Queensland, Australia.   The indigenous people of Australia, the Aboriginals, have an ancient…