Tales and Stories The channel is usually a person whom we call a healer, and the healing energy is usually transferred to the patient through the healer's hands. CUSCO WAHCA The Cuy The guinea pig (Caviaporcellus), also called the cuy, is a species of rodent belonging to the familyCaviidae and the genus Cavia. Despite their common name, these animals are not in the pig family, nor are they from Guinea. They originated in the Andes, and studies based on biochemistry andhybridization suggest they are domesticated descendants of a closely related species of cavy suchas Caviaaperea, C. fulgida, or C. tschudii, and therefore do not exist naturally in the wild. The Wings Of Butterfly The mind sees this forest better than the eye. The mind is not deceived by what merely shows. H. M. Tomlinson on the banks of the Amazon River, in a clearing in the forest, there once lived a girl named Chimidyue. She dwelt with her family and relatives in a big pavilion- house called a maloca