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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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There were many things done by these Medicine Men in the old days that were impossible to account for, or to explain in any way.
The Elders, spiritual leaders and medicine men are human and charged with the responsibility of preserving those gifts that the Creator has given them.
The world we used to live in; remembering the powers of the medicine men.
Today, Martin is convinced most medicine men are closer to the Creator than most people, and resemble biblical prophets.
Elders, as well as medicine men and women, use the mountain for religious activities.
Siduo was unconcerned when our investigator said he was in debt - and claimed he could also magic away money problems The witch doctor is just one of a number of African medicine men preying on the weak and vulnerable in Scotland They are raking in a fortune by selling "mystic" potions which they claim can help with sickness, fertility, good luck, business success, addiction, debt and relationships.
The producers were so desperate to stop the accidents, they hired TWO medicine men to rid the set of evil spirits.
The African medicine men are furious a Swiss drug firm has patented their snake-bean tree bark - used for centuries to cure everything from body odour to leprosy.

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