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In Siberia these peoples include the Chukchi, Even, Evenk, Nenets, Nivkhi,
Itelmen, Chuvan, Yukagir and Khant; in Alaska they are known as Inupiaq and
Yup'ik Eskimos, Alutiiq and Athabaskans; in Canada and Greenland they are the
Among the Nenets, Chukchi and Evenk of Siberia, reindeer, bears, wolves and
foxes are dominant animal characters in myths and stories, whereas Inuit myths
revolve around seals, whales, walrus and fish such as Arctic char. For Arctic ...
H INUIT SOAPSTONE AND IVORY CARVINGS IN CANADIAN INUIT mythology,
the entire universe was dormant until creative human acts brought it into
existence. This notion of humans as revealers is reflected in the carvings of
animals such ...
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