Medicine men as scapegoatsBMJ 2002; 325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7354.36/a (Published 06 July 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:36
SOME Indian tribes in America have an uncomfortable custom, when they are visited by an epidemic, of offering up a medicine man as a propitiatory sacrifice for the expiation of the sins of his tribe which are held accountable …
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