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Natural Healing and Folk Remedies at Quinta Mazatlán!

McAllen, TX .- Healing ourselves using natural remedies has been practiced for thousands of years, well before the age of modern medicine.  Come to Quinta Mazatlán on Thursday, November 15th at 6:00 p.m. to learn from Danielle Lopez “Faith Healing: Past, Present, Future. A community medicine in the modern age.” A borderland native, Danielle’s studies focus on healing through traditional “faith healing” in interdisciplinary spaces. The informal presentation will explore regional medicinal plants and intersecting holistic healing practices.

A graduate from the University of Texas Pan-American, Danielle Leedia Maxine López received a Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Mexican American Literature, Medical Anthropology, and Latin Art History. Her work as a cultural theory educator, craft as a curandera, chicana spiritual activism, and performance artist in the Río Grande Valley continues to lead her ongoing passion to preserve the culture, medicine, and art of her transcultural borderland heritage.

The Nature Speaker Series takes place on Thursday evenings through April 2019 and is proudly sponsored by Texas Regional Bank. The program fee is $3 per person and no advance reservation is required. Quinta Mazatlan is located 600 Sunset in McAllen, one block south of La Plaza Mall on 10th Street. For more information, contact Quinta Mazatlan at (956) 681-3370 or visit www.quintamazatlan.com.

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