In Wisconsin

Teen Shaman

Special | 5m 36s

As a baby in a Thai refugee camp, Cheng Vang was declared the youngest known shaman in the Hmong world. Soon he was performing healing ceremonies, a practice he continues in Wisconsin today. Vang talks about the honor and responsibility of being a shaman. You will also see him perform a healing ceremony and he explains what he encounters in the spirit world.

Aired: 07/09/09

Rating: TV-G

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In Wisconsin is a local public television program presented by PBS Wisconsin.