Posted by: White Cranes | May 13, 2014

The Shaman: Patterns of Religious Healing Among the Ojibway Indians (The Civilization of the American Indian Series)

Tribal peoples believe that the shaman experiences, absorbs, and communicates a special mode of power, sustaining and healing. This book discusses American Indian shamanic traditions, particularly those of the Woodland Ojibway, in terms drawn from the classical shamanism of Siberian peoples. Using a cultural-historical method, John A. Grim describes the spiritual formation of shamans, male and

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