The medicine men of Agusan in Mindanao, Philippines

  title={The medicine men of Agusan in Mindanao, Philippines},
  author={Samuel P. Gaabucayan},
The folk healer or the medicine man of early primitive time held an infinitely more important position in society than the physician in the contemporary modern community. For the medicine man of old, was not concerned only with the people's health but also with their entire welfare, ranging from settling family troubles to promising a good harvest. It was also his function to avert evil spirits that might threaten the individual in any form and to propitiate them for the good of the entire… 
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