SHAMAN

A person found in many indigenous cultures who is a spiritual leader with supposed magic powers to heal mental and physical illness. It includes a wide spectrum of beliefs and practices.

SHAMAN: "Each tribe has a shaman."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SHAMAN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/shaman/ (accessed September 12, 2019).
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