cultural healer

cultural healer

a member of an ethnic or cultural group who uses traditional methods of healing rather than modern scientific methods to provide health care for other members of the group or members of another ethnic minority group.
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In her heterogeneous, multilingual, and multiracial community she also plays the role of a social and cultural healer, broker, and magnet (for all the actions and characters revolve around her).
Faith in religions or cultural healers shares powerful influences on the way in which humans are primed by nature or nurture to respond.
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