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An illustration of a shaman in Siberia, produced by the Dutch explorer Nicolaes Witsen in the late 17th century. It is the earliest known pictorial depiction of a Siberian shaman to have appeared in Europe, where Witsen's account first popularised the term "shaman".  

An illustration of a shaman in Siberia, produced by the Dutch explorer Nicolaes Witsen in the late 17th century. It is the earliest known pictorial depiction of a Siberian shaman to have appeared in Europe, where Witsen's account first popularised the term "shaman".  

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This paper explores the postmodern [quasi] shaman/artist and the potential of shamanism as a therapeutic tool benefiting and curing our ´online` culture in order to maintain their audience in the ´offline` world. A rising number of people no longer retain their place in just one physical world whereby they challenged our contemporary understanding...