Gonzalo "Gonzo" Flores Traditional Indigenous Healer, Curandero & Shaman
Gonzo is a traditional medicine man and a family trained Curandero (aka a Native American and Mexican Indian traditional healer.) He is a proud member of the Lipan Apache Tribe of Texas and is the official Traditional Medicine Man for the Lipan Apache Tribe. He is also traditional healer with the Hoosh Chetzal Two Feather Moon Native American Church. Gonzo's family's lineage in Curanderismo extends over 400 years and his indigenous healing lineage has been practiced over a millennia. He trained directly with his maternal grandmother, the late Graviela Pena, who was one of the most prolific Curanderas and traditional medicine women of the 20th century. He began his training with her in 1975 and continued until her passing in 2018. He is also the curator of the Don Pedro Jaramillo Shrine, in Falfurrias, Texas. Part of Gonzo's spiritual lineage is directly with Don Pedro Jaramillo. Gonzo's great grandmother, the Lipan Apache of the Sun Otter clan, Petra Longoria, who was one of Don Pedro's Jaramillo's spiritual helpers at the height of his healing era in the early 1900s. Gonzo is a traditional calendar keeper, an expert in both the Tonalpouhualli (Native American Astrology and Divination) as well as an expert in Bazi Suan Ming, (Traditional Chinese Astrology.) He had maintained a practice in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine for nearly two decades. His focus now shifts to his Shamanic, Curandero and Spiritual Healing practice.