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Griego, José, Maestas Anaya, and Rudolfo A. Anaya, Cuentos: Tales from the Hispanic Southwest, Museum of New Mexico Press, 1981.

The twenty-three tales collected in this volume feature elements of magic and witchcraft that are also prominent in the work of Morales. The tales draw on the traditions of the early Spanish settlers and their descendants in New Mexico and southern Colorado.

Toor, Frances, A Treasury of Mexican Folkways, Crown, 1947.

Toor provides a wealth of information about the customs, myths, and folklore of Mexico, as well as its dances, fiestas, and songs. She also recounts her experiences of being treated on several occasions by curanderos, although her account is affected by her cultural bias, since she plainly does not believe that curanderos have much value to offer.

Torrey, E. F., Witchdoctors and Psychiatrists, Harper and Row, 1986.

Originally published in 1972 as The Mind Game, this book offers...

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