The sorcerers in Chiloé, they are members of a secret institution, the Witchcraft. For many attract the attention that in Chiloé, there are men who practice the witchcraft, but also women exercise it.
The posibility to enter the Witchcraft it is a true privilege, preference to the relatives and children of sorcerers. When a sorcerer or witch is father of many children, the elected is transferred and prepared in several form from the others, until achieves the maturity.
Once selected very the candidate instahen to a series of tests.
Between these tests are: ingesting indigestible foods and bath in the Penchaico, during the coldest nights of the winter, ambushes in solitary roads, the night recumbent on the tomb of any cemetery.
Also taken to bath in the Traiguén, in order to erasing them the Christian baptism. For this the elected should go twelve serial nights to a small cascade where he/she/it/you will receive a spout of water amid the crown.
Another form of erasing the baptism is to wash the head and body of the initiate with blood a newly born not baptized.
The tests that come later are very hard, and no human that doesn't possess the necessary qualities, supports them.
With all these tests achieve a great mental strength and a sharp sensibility that they could perceive the thoughts even of the purest humans.
After this the initiate is almost ready to enter to the lines of the without soul.
At the end of this period is taken greater Cave, located in the proximities of Quicaví in the face of the presence of the Majority in the. This cave is underground place that possesses several dependences, measures 200 [mts] approximately. from long for 3 of high, and is illuminated for brands and pitchers of human oil.
The candidate is introduced in the Cave and presented in the face of the headquarters, gathered in solemn session and presided over by the Buta, who will give the last test. This test consists generally in giving death to the dearest being. The execution of this test will be led one Tuesday in the night.