pejuta wicasa

pejuta wicasa (pā·jōōˑ·tä wē·käˑ·sä),

n in Native American medicine, a Lakota term for a herbalist.
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For the Lakota a shaman-medicine person (wicasa wakan) is one who has been picked by the spirits to address a specific kind of need (this type of medicine person is distinguished from the pejuta wicasa, or a medicine person who works with sacred plants and herbs, although sometimes a shaman-medicine person also works with sacred medicinal herbs) (personal communication with A.