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Clayson Benally singing Medicine Man songs.

Watch “Becoming A Diné Navajo Medicine Man”- A Short Film

Meet Clayson Benally as he shares the importance of Medicine Men within Navajo culture and explains the process it takes to become a Medicine Man. The Medicine People are the ones that sing the enchanting songs. There is a lot of power and healing within their voices. These people go through a long process to become Medicine People. From being recognized that they indeed have the gift or ability in their voice, to learning everything that is needed to survive on this Earth without hospitals. The Medicine Man played an extremely important role in these tribes. Watch this short film to really understand the importance of the Medicine Man.