The Arctic Natives

The Arctic Natives - The Arctic People Monday, March 14,...

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Inuit Inua (spiritual entities) Inua = the spirit The Sea Ruler of Sea Creatures Benevolent and Vengeful Legends depict human conflict with the father Comb tangles out of sedna's hair and braided, she allows animals to be available to the hunters, animals are happy to give their food, shelter etc. to humans Shamans, need to appease Sedna, beautiful princess Dies in the hands of her father by being thrown off the boat, chops fingers off and those become sea creatures 'Worship' by hunters, pray to release sea animals for the hunt, if it doesn't work Shaman will turn to fish and dive to apprease her Sedna = the female Male/Air Ruler of wind and weather Benevolent and vengeful Legends depict a powerful male presence, needing to be appeased and prayed to Shamans are mediators between humans and spirits Inuit are the East of Canada, Aleut are to the West of North Canada Sila The Inuit and Martin Frobisher Just below Greenland, an island larger than UK
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2011 for the course ANT 203 taught by Professor Cherney during the Spring '11 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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