Shamanism among Eskimo peoples
Shamanism among Eskimo peoples refers to those aspects of the Eskimo cultures that are related to the shamans’ role as a mediator between people and spirits, souls, and mythological beings. Such belie...
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Soul dualism
Soul dualism or a dualistic soul concept is a range of beliefs that a person has two (or more) kinds of souls. In many cases, one of the souls is associated with body functions (“body soul") and the o...
Aua (Inuit)
Aua (alternalely Awa, Ava) was an Inuit angakkuq (shaman) known for his anthropological input to Greenland anthropologist Knud Rasmussen. As a shaman practicing into the 1920s, Aua provided perspect...
Uloqsaq
Uloqsaq (also Uluksuk, c. 1887 - September 24, 1929) was a Copper Inuit hunter and shaman. In 1917, he was sentenced to death for the killing of two oblate priests in the Coppermine River region.
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Victor Tungilik
Victor Tungilik was an Inuit religious figure who was both a Christian and a traditional angakkuq (shaman) of Anglican parents. Tungilik later eschewed his angakkuq practices and moved to Naujaat.
Helen Kalvak
Helen Kalvak, CM (Kalvakadlak) (1901 - 7 May 1984) was a Copper Inuit graphic artist from Ulukhaktok, Northwest Territories, Canada.
Kalvak was born at Tahiryuak Lake, on Victoria Island and raise...
Uvavnuk
Uvavnuk was a female angakkuq (shamaness) of the Iglulik Inuit in the early 20th century, and now considered an oral poet.Uvavnuk has been written about in several books on mysticism. A common report ...
Orpingalik
Orpingalik was a Netsilik Inuit angakkuq (shaman) and oral poet who provided anthropological input to Danish explorer Knud Rasmussen during the latter's 1921-1924 expedition.Orpingalik was married to ...