Medicine-man sentence example
- It used to be that the medicine man was the most respected individual in the village.
- A young Piute Indian medicine-man, known as Wovoka, and called Jack Wilson by the whites, proclaimed that he had had a revelation, and that, if this ghost dance and other ceremonies were duly performed, the Indians would be rid of the white men and restored to power.
- Although it is usually present, faith in the medicine man is not essential for the efficacy of the method.
- Sometimes the supposed magician or medicine man himself did the scrying; occasionally he enabled his client to see for himself; often a child was selected as the scryer.
- Let the medicine man or magician pray that the fever may pass into the frog, and the frog be forthwith released, and the cure will be effected.Advertisement
- This is why the Zulus and other primitive races distrust a medicine man who is not an ascetic and lean with fasting.
- Thus the ghost of the hero or medicine man of a kin or tribe may be raised to divine rank, while again - the doctrine of spirits once developed, and spirits once allotted to the great elemental forces and phenomena of nature, sky, thunder, the sea, the forests - we have the beginnings of departmental deities, such as Agni, god of fire; Poseidon, god of the sea; Zeus, god of the sky - though in recent theories Zeus appears to be regarded as primarily the god of the oak tree, a spirit of vegetation.
- Corn beer is brought, jujus lie on one side with medicine man.
- Peru's government are warning people against a fake medicine man who is selling a deadly cure-all herbal potion.
- Here, the African artist Chief Oloruntoba assumes a higher role than his western counterpart; that of medicine man and tribal shaman.Advertisement
- Like his tribespeople, the shaman medicine man wasnÃ¢t able to see past the filters of his cultural conditioning.
- However, without medical science, the methods of the medicine man seemed extraordinary and, therefore, valid to the village community.
- In the Hava-Mal Odin claims for himself most of the attributes of the medicine-man.