Chapter Review: 'Madre, Mujer, Bruja'

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Chapter two is called "Madre, Mujer, Bruja" which means mother, women, and witch in Spanish. The name of the chapter set up with what Ms. Glass-Coffin talks about in this chapter. She looks at how the history of healings and rituals and how it has contributed to the contemporary perception of what healers do. When situations like the story of Maria de la O and her daughter Manuela the church would become involved and they would put these perceptions of witchcraft on the women. In contemporary times shamanic healers are mostly men, this is because the churches ideologies which were European made their way to Peru. Once their women could not be see as shamans because women are knowingly portrayed as devil worshipers and into witchcraft. Ms.
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