Encyclopedia of World Mythology
The myriad rituals used by medicine men, shamans and elders to call upon the spirits, the customary beliefs in the powers of the gods, and the social and cultural influences behind these beliefs are all explained within this volume.
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MYTHS ABOUT THE SUPREME BEING 4 A THE MOON IN INUIT MYTH it was
once possible for any person to journey to the moon . This would happen when
the moon visited earth and took a man or woman of his choosing back with him
Her brother Moon their ancestors . tation of certain mythic episodes of ancestral
agreed to go with her . When they died , movement and creation . Dugong's
bones were found but she herA self did not come back . Moon however
In similar fashNIGHT , DAY as a great house , whose constituent parts ion , ideas
of cannibalism relate to incest AND THE MOON'S BLOOD transform to animals .
Even the earth is seen avoidance and the necessity of acquiring FOR THE ...
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