A page about  POC and queer healer history.
*See Herbal Freedom School for book lists. See more about race, anti-racism, and anti-oppression at Race Matters.

Indigenous Medicine in the Americas

Mexico, Central and South America
-toward a deeper history, red/brown medicine resurgence, indigenous medicine healing and the struggle for justice


Puerto Rico
Taino and the Mayans
Chamanismo Taíno: El Behique

Animal and Plant People


African Diaspora Herbal Medicine
Orisha/Yorubic Medicine/Ifa Medicine/Path of Osain:

The Ifa Medicine of West Africa

Yorubic Medicine: The Art of Divine Herbology

Traditional Chinese Medicine

An historical overview of Traditional Chinese medicine and ancient Chinese medical ethics

Ayurveda (India)
http://www.ashtangayurveda.com/pages/History-of-Ayurveda.asp http://www.medindia.net/ayurveda/

QueerStory/ HirStory

Radical OURstory

Health Care Organized from Below: The Zapatista Experience

Autonomous Health Care in Zapatista Communities

Health and Autonomy: The Case of Chiapas

Community Based Education for Health

Brown Berets and the Tiburcio Vasquez Medical Clinic

The Health Initiatives of the Young Lords

Ten Point Health Program of the Young Lords

Injustice and Inequality

Forced Sterilization of Native American Women

Native American Health Suffers Due to Inequality

Health and Indigenous People: Recommendations for the Next Generation http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1447251/

Health Inequities in the Asian American Community

Brown Media: 

Radio Curious:  Health Care and the Black Panthers (interview)

Alondra Nelson: Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the fight against Medical Discrimination (video)

Women Brown Berets (prezi presentation)

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