Healing in the Bayou

Guilbeau Center

This podcast series looks at the history of health and healing in Louisiana. We examine many different types of health, from physical and mental well-being to social and economic insecurities. In our first season: each episode includes interviews with community members to learn about different experiences with mainstream medicine or alternative healing practices, including midwives, traiteurs, and traditional Indigenous healers. In season two, we look at the experiences of and responses to the COVID19 pandemic and the movement for Black lives in southwest Louisiana. Created by Marissa Petrou

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