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1. A male shaman or shamanistic healer, especially among Native American peoples.
2. A hawker of nostrums among the audience in a medicine show.
(Anthropology & Ethnology) (among certain peoples, esp North American Indians) a person believed to have supernatural powers of healing; a magician or sorcerer
a person believed to possess magical powers, esp. among North American Indians; shaman.
Also called a shaman, this is someone with magic powers resulting from contact with the supernatural. Common in the religion of the Inuits, Maoris, Mongolians, Polynesians and Native Americans.
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rainmaker - American Indian medicine man who attempt to make it rain
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