The Matsés tribe's shamans and medical "maestros" have recorded their healing knowledge with the help of some technology and communications professionals.
But, they also demonstrating their wisdom in another way: The entire works are captured in the tribe's unique native language. Plus, the project specifically bars international pharmaceutical companies from using their knowledge commercially.
The goal: Preserve the Matsés healing methods and forests.
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