medicine woman


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medicine woman

n.
A female shaman or shamanistic healer, especially among Native American peoples.
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The medicine woman held a special position of trust and respect.
Cheechoo was overwhelmed to travel to places with Medicine Woman that she normally wouldn't have visited.
Evelyn was allowed to dance holding one' feather decorated with three ribbons--yellow, green and red--the colors given to her by the medicine woman.
Quinn, Medicine Woman," "Touched By An Angel," "Picket Fences" and the cult favorite "Northern Exposure.
Jane, 62, played glamorous Solitaire opposite Roger Moore in the 1973 Bond film Live and Let Die and starred in long-running US TV series Dr Quinn, Medicine Woman.
Medicine Trails could also have been reviewed in our 'Native American' area but is featured here for its importance as a modern medicine woman tells her story of Indian and white worlds and her skills for both.
More than 50 neighbours stormed up to the Dr Quinn, Medicine Woman star's manor house to complain about all night parties being held there.
Coyle, a Cherokee medicine woman who splits her time between Sunland and the mountains above Sedalia, Colo.
Pug finds wisdom in her lawman father and understanding mother, her neighbors and relatives, including the local "witch" and the Cherokee medicine woman.
The star of Dr Quinn, Medicine Woman - a mother of six - is heavily involved with Childhelp, USA, an organisation that gives help to concerned parents.
And Harlan provides meditations on her much-missed husband, an anthropologist, whom she left behind in Africa when he became obsessed with a tribal medicine woman.