HYBRID EVENT: You can participate in person at Madrid, Spain or Virtually from your home or work.
Madrid, Spain
September 05-07, 2024
ICTM 2019

Arturo Huerta Lopez

Arturo Huerta Lopez, Speaker at Traditional Medicine Conference
Arturo Huerta Lopez
Comunidad Biocultural, Mexico


With cultural roots nahua - xochimilca , the M. in C. Huerta-López studied the careers of Biology and Social Anthropology simultaneously, the first in the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana - Xochimilco and the second in the Escuela Nacional de Antropología e Historia, Cuicuilco, both to the south of the Mexico City. In this context, he kept close contact with wise men and women of different ethnic groups from the north, center and south of the American continent. Member for 13 years of Centro Ceremonial Oxtoyohualco, Teotihuacán, as well as the Asociación Mexicana de Etnobiología, A.C. (AEM) since 2010, of Sociedad Latinoamericana de Etnobiología, SOLAE, AC, since 2012, as well as co-founder and Secretary General of Comunidad Biocultural, A.C., since 2014. The main contributions have been regarding the protection and dissemination of the biocultural and zoocultural heritage of the peoples with whom he has worked, examples of which are the Mazatec communities of Oaxaca, the wixarrica-huichol native populations of Nayarit and Jalisco, as well as the coastal communities of the North of Guerrero and the south of Quintana Roo. He graduated as Master of Science with a specialization in Natural Resources Management from El Colegio de la Frontera Sur, ECOSUR, from the master’s program in Natural Resource Management and Rural Development.