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The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 1: Chapter 6 Summary

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Part 1: Chapter 6 Summary and Analysis

On Jun. 27, 1963, Matus advises that, since devil's weed tests Castaneda all the time, it is only fair to test her again too. Matus sends him out with meticulous instructions how to collect male and female plants down the rain furrows from Castaneda's original plant. He must remember the order in which he stacks the parts, as this will have to be repeated going forward. Castaneda follows up on Jul. 1, delivering them to Matus next day. Matus provides seeds and weevils for Castaneda to mash, along with the cut-up pieces of his plants and a cup of boiling water. He stirs it until it thickens. Good weather at wake-up time again convinces Matus that the weed likes his protygy. Matus follows his benefactor in mixing lard with the plant parts - although the fat of wild boar intestines is best. Castaneda mixes by hand...

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