medicine man


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medicine man

n.
1. A male shaman or shamanistic healer, especially among Native American peoples.
2. A hawker of nostrums among the audience in a medicine show.
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The Medicine Man was sitting wrapped in his buffalo-robe at the head of the lodge, and smoking one of their long medicine-pipes.
The young Navajo woman was willing to see a medicine man but wasn't sure if she wanted to have the surgery.
She had seen a medicine man and had participated in a small tribal ceremony.
That combination makes it difficult for him, because he doesn't know how to make the transition from an authority figure to a soft-spoken medicine man," he explained.
A Navajo medicine man blessed the Cameron hogan where Franklin works at a traditional dedication ceremony in August 2001.
Tuhulhutsut, a Nez Perce medicine man accompanying Joseph to the parley, seconded Joseph's point: "What person pretended to divide the land, and put me on it?
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With pills and powders, potions and poultices, the medicine man, the witch doctor, the shaman and the physician provide relief.
However, Bynum's power is that of a fully realized medicine man, while Loomis is experiencing the agonizing transformations that will lead to his own shamanic vocation.
Reportedly the woman made a complete recovery after using the remedy given to her by an Ojibwa Indian medicine man.
He does not want to join traditional Indian religious ceremonies, dance in a sun dance, pray in a sweat lodge, or go on a vision quest with the help of a medicine man.

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