Inuit Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of the Inuit

ANGAKOK

Inuit legendary mortal

Also known as Angakkuq, Angalkuq, Angekkok, Angokoq

A Shaman who acts as a go-between.

He has to go through a Guardian Spirit, which can be of human shape or a special stone, but is most frequently a polar bear. This is all supposed to make hunting food easier.

We don’t know if it works on any type of food, but it’s tempting to try it the next time we go shopping. You wouldn’t believe how hard it is to get fresh basil around here.

Angakok Facts and Figures

Name: Angakok
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Angakkuq, Angalkuq, Angekkok, Angokoq

Gender: Male
Type: legendary mortal
Area or people: Inuit
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 1248

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Article last revised on November 20, 2018 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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