Author Archives: Almira

Shaman

Shaman

Palawan manggagamot

Nov 11, 2013. I was “treated” by Tita, a shaman, in Puerto Princesa, Palawan:  “People don’t come to be treated for sickness anymore.  It’s all about love, erring husbands, unrequited love.” I wrote a short story, “Smoke,” based on this.