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AseanPlus News 08 Aug 2018 | 9:09 AM

Indonesian shaman arrested for keeping sex slave for 15 years

PALU (Indonesia): An Indonesian shaman has been arrested for abducting a teenager and keeping her as a sex slave for 15 years by claiming he was possessed by the spirit of her imaginary boyfriend, police said Wednesday.

World 21 May 2019 | 11:45 PM

Norway’s Princess Martha Louise reveals relationship with American shaman

LOS ANGELAS (ANN): Princess Martha Louise of Norway opened up about her romantic partner, an American shaman, last May 13.

Community 29 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

Of shaman and a forbidden love affair

#8220;CHOOMBA Chi Choomba!!#8221; a shaman and her two apprentices shrieked as they recited magic spells to seek help from spirits above.

World 04 Nov 2008 | 12:00 AM

Earliest known shaman grave site found - study

LONDON (Reuters) - An ancient grave unearthed in modern-day Israel containing 50 tortoise shells, a human foot and body parts from numerous animals is likely one of the earliest known shaman burial sites, researchers said on Monday.

World 03 Nov 2008 | 12:00 AM

Earliest known shaman grave site found - study

LONDON (Reuters) - An ancient grave unearthed in modern-day Israel containing 50 tortoise shells, a human foot and body parts from numerous animals is likely one of the earliest known shaman burial sites, researchers said on Monday.

AseanPlus News 20 Sep 2017 | 5:09 AM

Indonesian 'shaman' killed while searching for body in crocodile-infested waters

KALIMANTAN: A self-proclaimed crocodile shaman who said he had the power to control crocodiles was killed in a suspected attack by one of the reptiles in Kutai Kartanegara, East Kalimantan, last Saturday.

Nation 18 May 2017 | 12:00 AM

Penampang lad has it in him to become a shaman

KOTA KINABALU: The bobohizan or Kadazandusun shaman is a community elder who performs important rituals especially during the Kaamatan (Harvest Festival). And one young man from Penampang is determined to keep these old ways alive.

Nation 04 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

Shaman takes credit for killing man-eating croc

A VILLAGE shaman and renowned crocodile hunter has claimed responsibility over the death of Bujang Sebelak, a 3.65m-long crocodile believed to be responsible for the death of three villagers at Sebelak river in Saratok, Sarawak.

World 07 Aug 2018 | 3:42 PM

Indonesian shaman accused of keeping girl as sex slave for 15 years

JAKARTA (Reuters) - An elderly village witch doctor in Indonesia entrapped a 12-year-old girl and tricked her into having sex with him for the next 15 years by claiming to be possessed by the "jin", or spirit, of a young boy, police said on Tuesday.

Nation 21 Jun 2015 | 12:00 AM

Shaman performs ritual and sacrifice to appease spirits of Mount Kinabalu

KOTA KINABALU: Ancient prayers were chanted while buffaloes were slaughtered in a Kadazandusun ritual to appease the spirits of Mount Kinabalu, two weeks after an earthquake killed 18 people there.