About The Teacher
Peru - Shipibo Cultural Activist - Vegetalista
Roberto is shipibo from the Alto Ucayali community of San Fransisco and learned to work with rainforest plant medicines under the tutelage of his mother, who learned with her grandfather, father and father-in-law. Roberto is the older brother of Loyver. He is a teacher in his community at a local school. Roberto sings, helps oversee ceremonies and gives lessons on shipibo culture, language and on medicinal plants.