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Healing and cooking: the resignation of the traditional from popular women.

Abstract in spanish

The following ethnography is the result of a research on women's organizations in Colombia financed by CLACSO and that developed in the municipalities of Puerto Caicedo, Putumayo, Barrancabermeja and Santander. There are exposed the statements of women’s that integrate two popular organizations, one linked with the traditional medicine from medicinal herbs and the other one relation with a popular dining room.

Keywords: ethnography,Colombia,Clacso,popular women.
Author: Alexandra Fierro. Socióloga. Universidad Nacional de Colombia.
Received: January 17th, 2005, Accepted: June 10th, 2005
Revista Chilena de Antropología Visual - número 5 - Santiago, Julio 2005 - 222/241 pp.- ISSN 0718-876x. Rev. chil. antropol. vis.