Mistress of Animals

Historical dictionary of shamanism. . 2007.

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  • Animals —    Shamans engage with animals in a range of significant ways. In societies that live by hunting, shamans may journey beyond their physical location or seek the aid of knowledgeable otherthanhuman helpers to locate prey. They may also seek… …   Historical dictionary of shamanism

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  • Sedna —    Inuit otherworld, underwater Mistress of Animals. Part of the job of Inuit shamans, angakkut (See Angakkoq), is to mediate between their communities and Sedna, especially to deal with breaches of taboos that have caused Sedna to withhold sea… …   Historical dictionary of shamanism

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