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shamanistic

Ethnomedicine
adjective Referring to a shaman or an ethnomedical ritual.
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These two traditions, although quite different in performance style, share one commonality: they fall into the category of shamanistic or ecstatic expression.
The shamanistic framework has now become a problem of the hyper-real.
A typical case in point: during the New Village Movement under the regime of the late President Park, Jung-Hee, local shamanistic shrines were destroyed in a great number of places.
"What we seem to be forgetting is our spiritual connections with the animals, their shamanistic power, place in myth and storytelling and everyday life round the campfires.
Torgovnick emphasizes the shamanistic qualities of Fossey's passionate obsession with saving the gorillas she studied from native African poachers, rather than her troubling tendency to value her apes over the native Africans whose land she was occupying, which many people believe resulted in her murder.
Scholars believe this painting represents a shamanistic trance dance.
It is that these faux protestations represent a sort of shamanistic incantation for warding off what the letter writers, and others like them, really fear: their own inevitable death.
Although the eight pictures studied are relatively recent, San rock paintings with similar elements date to about 27,000 years ago, and Lewis- Williams sees the shamanistic influence on art and religion extending back at least that far.
Characteristics of the language and the contents of Rychkov's three shamanistic texts, pp.
The ending has many of the elements of magic realism, Golpiez, Goncalves, Manda (an Indian woman), and Rui Gutierrez, another Indian, set out for the headwaters of the Abacau to "establish Juaupes, an egalitarian commune governed by a shamanistic and revolutionary administration, and to set up a clinic for the surviving Cocambos and Jaboanas in the area." Manda dies from poison darts fired by local Indians, Rui dies jabbering about equality to an audience of large spiders, Golpiez drifts into the upriver maze of channels, and Goncalves drifts back to the environs of Puesto Libertad.
Stories of his advanced age (157 or 299 years), his miraculous sleep of 57 years, and his wanderings outside the body have led some scholars to regard him as a legendary figure of a shamanistic type.
Anglo-America resists this borderization of the former United States and mounts a counter offensive through the "Discovery Productions unit of the President's office of the Quincentenary Fiesta Bureau." With Christy Columbus as its symbol of a kinder, gentler expansionism, Discovery Productions seeks to recolonize its old terrain by promoting shamanistic tours for New Age gringos in the American Southwest, while advertisements sell a laxative "for adventurous tourists who suffer from Montezuma's revenge while travelling Cortez's route to Tenochtitlan." Likewise, General Schwartzkopf tours the continent promoting positive images of war.