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medicine woman

n.
A female shaman or shamanistic healer, especially among Native American peoples.
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medicine woman

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White Medicine Woman is a work of fiction and tells the story of a young white woman named Irene who loses her memory and is adopted by an indian tribe's medicine woman, Magic Dove.
6 "Actress" Jane Seymour is one of life's great mysteries, because I can't remember her in anything apart from a few episodes of Doctor Quinn, Medicine Woman.
BBC1, 9pm She's been a Bond girl, Dr Quinn Medicine Woman, and a perfume seller (remember those ads: 'They say romance is back in style.
The 61-year-old star was a Bond girl in 1973's Live and Let Die but is now best known as the Medicine Woman, which ran from 1993 to 1998 and gained her a Golden Globe.
Staff at the Lady Lever Art Gallery in Port Sunlight were surprised but delighted to discover that Jane Seymour, star of US TV series Dr Quinn Medicine Woman, had been an unexpected visitor .
The Clan's wary suspicion was gradually transformed into acceptance of this girl, so different from them, under the guidance of its medicine woman Iza and its wise holy man Creb .
This is a spell of unknown proportion whose words only the medicine woman can chant to bring the world to the normalcy of ecstasy; only she possesses the power to calm the waves, put out the voluptuous flames, bring to an end the civil war that ravages the entire polity, and make love a dividend of freedom fighters.
Medicine Woman has won many coveted awards and has sold in excess of 300,000 copies.
SOMETHING of a S pow-wow came to the West Midlands as Cree Indian Buffy brought her own style of medicine woman to Wolverhampton.
Medicine Trails: A Life in Many Worlds" is the deeply moving biography of a modern medicine woman of the Karuk tribe of northern California.
Medicine Trails: A Life in Many Worlds" is a memoir of Mavis McConvey, a native American medicine woman in the Klamath River region of Northern California.