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  • Shamans, Spirits, and Faith in the Inuit North

    11 days ago - By CG Compass

    Kenn Harper's new book details traditional Inuit mythology such as the central story of Sedna and how those beliefs came to interact with Christianity, which missionaries began introducing into the Arctic in the 19th century. (Left: Courtesy of Inhabit Media; right: Germaine Arnaktauyok: Sedna - The Ruler, 1994/courtesy of Inhabit Media)
    In his new book In Those Days: Shamans, Spirits, and Faith in the Inuit North , Kenn Harper shares tales of Inuit and Christian beliefs and how they came to coexist -and sometimes clash - in the 19th and 20th centuries. During this period, Anglican and...
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