- Pucallpa, Peru
Chonon Káte (Jasara) is retreat coordinator & guide for Chaikoni Sacred Medicine, a family of Shipibo healers led by Maestra Justina (Nihue Rama). She was introduced to the world of Amazonian plant medicine while residing in Peru from 2009-2012 and has been working & apprenticing with Maestra Justina for the last six years. Chonon has had the unique experience of having created a family and built a home while living in the Amazon in a Shipibo village. Her experiences living side by side with the Shipibo people has inspired her to encourage those seeking healing and apprenticeship with Amazonian plant medicine to travel to the native communities in order to live and learn the sacred ways as they have been passed on for generations. She assists all participants in the preparation, processing and integration of their healing experience.