September 21, 2017

Once upon a time there were family had a daughter at Point Hope. Their daughter become nice looking lady. When their daughter became lady, nice looking young men from Point Hope or different village visit this nice looking lady, and ask her to become wife but this lady...

December 21, 2016

The Inupiaq Eskimos call the aurora borealis “kiguruyat” (spirits who gnaw with their teeth). These hissing spirits of the sky, according to Eskimo interpretation, play a football game. The participants wear colorful costumes of many hues. The hissing spirits have the...

December 21, 2016

The legend of how Sedna became a sea goddess is told throughout the Arctic. The story varies from one region to the next. However, in all versions, a young woman becomes the mother of all sea creatures. As the sea goddess, Sedna has dominion over her creatures and cont...

September 21, 2016

The creation of the festivals has a mythical origin which began back in the days of the eagle-man as told in the first legend. According to the story, a mother eagle wanted to originate a festival which would bring pleasurable music to the inhabitants of the dark, prim...

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