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Rodrigo Yucuna

Rodrigo Yucuna is a maloquero, a traditional Yukuna and Matapí knowledge specialist. As a maloquero, he preserves the maloca, or body of knowledge, by passing on Yucuna healing practices, dances, and traditional rituals and stories to the younger generation.

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