sangoma

NOUN
  1. a traditional Zulu healer and respected elder
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How To Use sangoma In A Sentence

  • I never expected to make friends with a sangoma, but perhaps the trauma brought us together. Times, Sunday Times
  • For the most part, these are still widely known only by the sangomas (traditional healers) and have yet to be recognized fully by scientific based western medicine.
  • Liam will spend a day in a traditional Zulu village where he can meet a sangoma (witch doctor) and enjoy a Zulu meal around a campfire.
  • Featuring an exciting mix of local traditional acts and world music bands, highlights include the Tongo band from the Transkei, the Gogos, who will entrance you with their traditional music and performing sangomas.
  • Isangoma, I don't think your Proud One has much authority over these tokoloshe. The Shadow of the Torturer
  • African culture - veneration of ancestors, belief in witchcraft, faith in the power of magic, called muti, and the ability of prophets or sangomas to harness that power. ANC Daily News Briefing
  • The indigenous cultures of South Africa have a very strong belief in the power of their sangomas or witch doctors.
  • They met the village ‘sangoma’ who fascinated the visitors with her mysterious luck muti, which he suggested the team used before tomorrow's Test.
  • As a sangoma (traditional healer) who is also medically qualified, I see modern approaches to AIDS reaching an invisible limit as they confront the traditional approaches.
  • As far as I remember, the leader of the gang wanted to eat the prawns. which, again, if you've lived in SA... you'll know is not far off from what happens when "muti" is prescribed by witchdocters/sangomas... Nigerian Information Minister Bans District 9 | /Film
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