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October 2017

Chautauqua – Teresa Urea, Spiritual Healer – Kingman

October 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Mohave Museum of History and Arts, 400 W. Beale St.
Kingman, AZ 86401 United States
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Teresa Urrea, a curandera (spiritual healer) was a reluctant political figure, born in Mexico in 1873 to a young Tehueco Indian servant of Tomás Urrea, a wealthy hacendado. Although illegitimate, Teresa was accepted as his daughter. At 16, she lapsed into a trance that lasted over three months. When she awoke, she reported the Virgin had visited her and told her she had special powers to heal the sick and injured. Mexican Indian tribes claimed Teresa as a living saint,…

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