Karuk
   A people indigenous to northwestern California who typically refer to their shamanic healers and ritualists as “doctors,” êem. Traditionally considering themselves to live at the center of the world, their primary ritual (recently revived) is the “Fix the Earth” ceremony (sometimes called “world renewal”). This and other ceremonies may be considered to be living persons in their own right, communicating and caring for the animist community of humans and other-thanhuman persons. Julian Lang’s Ararapíkva (1994) translates creation stories told to John Harrington in 1926 and includes details about sucking cures, songs, basket weaving, and medicine plants.

Historical dictionary of shamanism. . 2007.

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  • Karuk — Original name in latin Karuk Name in other language Karuk State code ID Continent/City Asia/Jakarta longitude 7.1106 latitude 111.7268 altitude 25 Population 0 Date 2012 01 20 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Karuk — Karok Die Karok, auch Karuk geschrieben, sind Indianer der pazifischen Nordwestküste Nordamerikas, deren Sprache zur Hoka Sprachgruppe gehört und die ursprünglich im heutigen Oregon und Kalifornien am Klamath River und Salmon River lebten. Karok… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Karuk — noun a) an indigenous people of California. b) the language of this people …   Wiktionary

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  • Karuk traditional narratives — include myths, legends, tales, and oral histories preserved by the Karuk (Karok) people of the Klamath River basin of northwestern California.The published record of Karuk oral literature is an unusually rich one, thanks to the efforts of Alfred… …   Wikipedia

  • Karuk language — Infobox Language name=Karuk region=Northwestern California, USA speakers=10 (1997), 335 (2000) familycolor=American family=Language isolate. iso2=nai iso3=kyhKaruk or Karok is a moribund language of northwestern California, USA. It was the… …   Wikipedia

  • Idioma karok — Karok, Karuk Olekwo’l Hablado en  Estados Unidos Hablantes 10 (1997), 55 (2000) Familia Ai …   Wikipedia Español

  • Happy Camp, California — Infobox Settlement official name = Happy Camp, California settlement type =Unincorporated native name = nickname = motto = imagesize = image caption = image pushpin pushpin label position =right pushpin map caption =Location within the state of… …   Wikipedia

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