What exactly does a Shaman do?

A shaman is a person regarded as having access to, and influence in, the world of spirits, who practices divination and healing.
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“What’s really important about shamanism is that there is another reality that you can personally discover…we are not alone.”
— Michael Harner
Shamans are often called “seers” or “people who know” in their tribal language because they are involved in a system of knowledge based on first hand experience. Shamanism is not a belief system. It’s based on personal experiments conducted to heal and to get information. Learn more…
People ask me, “How do you know if somebody’s a shaman?” I say, “It’s simple. Do they journey to other worlds? And do they perform miracles?”
— Michael Harner

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