MACHIS

AcronymDefinition
MACHISMichigan Association of Consumer Health Information Specialists
References in classic literature ?
Upon some of these Bon-Bon caught a glimpse of the letters Machi - Maza- Robesp - with the words Caligula, George, Elizabeth.
Cadiz striker Machis headed an early opener then scored a spectacular second after the break.
Bacigalupo expone y analiza la tesitura de personalidades multiples que caracteriza la construccion de los sujetos mapuches, particularmente las/los machis, a cuya identidad personal se superpone una identidad espiritual de filiacion ancestral, compartida por los espiritus de otros machis precedentes que cohabitan en ellos.
Su registro de campo muestra diversas estrategias mediante las que se desarrolla y administra la agencia historica de las/los machis: el ritual, los suenos, el uso de objetos de poder, los estados alterados de conciencia.
And Bacigalupo, as an ethnographer practitioner brings vivid color and accuracy to the healing practices and spiritual beliefs of modern-day Mapuche machis. She demonstrates clearly how region wide patterns of healing authority, grounded already in a shared set of cultural resources, are shaped by responses to shared threats from both inside and outside the indigenous culture.