- Iquitos, Peru
Don Enrique is a Shipibo curandero originally from the RoaBoya community near Pucallpa. He now lives in Iquitos and works with Carlos leading the six and ten week courses for the Ayahuasca Foundation. Don Enrique comes from a long line of curanderos and began studying with his grandfather at the age of 11. With over 30 years of experience, don Enrique continues to study, diet, and deepen his knowledge and relationships with the plants and plant spirits. He spends most of his time at the Ayahuasca Foundation’s curandero school, which has become like a second home for his family, where he is constantly planting more medicinal plants, improving the school, and healing and teaching visitors.