Rapé is a mix of Amazonian healing plants ash with tobacco. A very sacred snuff medicine, connected to the spirit of the Jaguar, the Earth. It brings profound healing, guidance, and protection. It helps one find steadiness on their path towards their true purpose.

The Yawanawa consider Rapé medicine to be the strongest medicine they work with, for its potent healing abilities and the strength that it brings. It must be highly respected, and when used correctly can bring countless benefits and a beautiful connection to our prayers. 

Matsini explains the meaning of the Rapé medicine, its ancestral ways, and he and his family will share beautiful prayer songs used in traditional Yawanawa ceremonies, guiding participants through a journey of honoring the spirit of the plant, from deep in the Amazon rainforest where the medicine originates from.


  • What language is this offering presented in?

    This offering is presented in Portuguese with English subtitles.

  • How long will I be able to view the offering?

    Once you register for this offering, you will have access to the recording for 30 days to watch and replay.

  • What is the quality of the offering footage?

    This offering was recorded with a video camera.

  • How long is the offering?

    The offering is approximately 1 hour.

  • When was this offering created?

    This was an offering from Aniwa Gathering Digital Edition in October 2020


5 star rating

Great songs, very clear explanation of Rapé, amazing pres...


5 star rating

Beautiful songs and transmission of this medicine, i am l...

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Course curriculum

  • 1

    Rapé Ceremony with Matsini

    • Welcome

    • Rapé Ceremony