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Medicine man/witch doctor
Shaman
a way of relating to supernatural powers by way of control or manipulation
magic
a belief that everything is has a spirit, is alive
animism
Lakota name for the supreme reality
Wakan Tanka
mythic time of aborigines when the ancestors inhabited the earth
Time of Dreaming
a type of supernatural being who tends to disrupt the normal course of life
Trickster
specific objects or activities that are strictly forbidden
Taboo
feathered serpent creater God of Aztecs
Quetzalcoatl
a mean of seeking spiritual power usually involving fasting and time in a sweat lodge
Vision quest
supernatural beings who emerged and roamed the earth in a distant time
Ancestors
believe Ancestors live in your blood, appear in your dream
Turashas
Primal religion of indonesian Celebes
Aduc Todolo
a natual entity, such as animals that represents an individual or an group
Totem
Capital city of the Aztec empire, believe to be center of the world, site of Mexico City now
Tenochtitlan
ritual practitioners who specialize in finding out information not availble normal human senses
diviners
associated with fiuneral tau-tau statues
Turashas
an entity or place that is believe to connect the heavens and the earth
axis mundi
associated with human sacrifice to keep the sun from going out
step pyramid
continents where the Yoruba lived
Africa
main god of Turasha creation myth
Puang Mutua
little yellow people who may sit on your shoulders if you are a Turasha
Ancestors
ritual of the Lakota and other tribes that celebrates the new year and prpares them for the annual buffalo hunt
Sun dance
hiundrends of diety who are the main objects of ritual attention
orisha
contintens where the Lakota lived
N. America
Continents where the Aborigines live
Australia