Re: : Korean Shamanism

Lief M. Hendrickson (hendrick@NOSC.MIL)
Fri, 3 Nov 1995 09:42:01 PST

On Nov 2, Ruby Rohrlich wrote:

>Why "shamaness"? A shaman is a shaman is a shaman. If you want to
>distinguish a shaman by sex, use the word denoting sex, like "male" or
>"female". We no longer use poetess, authoress, etc., and never have used
>"doctoress." Ruby Rohrlich

Hurrah Ruby, I agree! Above applies to words like "mankind" as well.