"Oscar Miro-Quesada originated the Pachakuti Mesa tradition of cross-cultural shamanism, and is the visionary founder of The Heart of the Healer (THOTH) Foundation as well as invited United Nations (UN) Observer for the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. He is a respected kamasqa curandero and altomisayoq adept from Peru and a Fellow in Ethnopsychology with the Organization of American States (OAS). Oscar has also been guiding cross-cultural ethnospiritual apprenticeship expeditions to sacred sites of the world since 1986, with special emphasis on Peru and Bolivia. Aside from his currently established international Pachakuti Mesa apprenticeship programs, he has been a popular faculty at numerous US educational centers. His work and programs have been featured on CNN, Univision, A&E, and the Discovery Channel."