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Grace Alvarez Sesma

Grace Alvarez Sesma, Mexican/Yaqui, is a practitioner of Mexican Traditional Healing (Curanderismo). In addition to her cultural healing practice, she is a facilitator for San Diego State University's Academy for Professional Excellence School of Social Work Tribal Star program. As a cultural educator, she works with healthcare providers to promote understanding of Mexican and Indigenous culture-specific healing interventions, Indigenous protocols, and to encourage mutually respectful collaboration.