Taboo examines how animals and insects are used as medicine. It looks at the use of animal parts in South Africa, bees is Taiwan, leeches in India, and maggots in the United States.

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Gerry Erchak ...
Himself - Anthropologist, Skidmore College
Carolyn Marvin ...
Herself - Anthropologist, University of Pennsylvania
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Himself - Narrator
Terence McDonald ...
Himself - Wound Specialist
Elliot Ndlovu ...
Himself - South African Sangoma
Carolyn Rouse ...
Herself - Anthropologist, Princeton University
Ronald Sherman ...
Himself - Entomologist
Paul Stoller ...
Himself - Anthropologist, West Chester University
A.C. Tsiane ...
Himself - South African Traditional Doctor
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Taboo examines how animals and insects are used as medicine. It looks at the use of animal parts in South Africa, bees is Taiwan, leeches in India, and maggots in the United States.

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20 October 2003 (USA)  »

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