Sámi Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Sápmi

LEIB-OLMAI

Sámi Good Luck God

Also known as Leibolmai

Picture of the Sámi Good Luck God Leib-Olmai from our Sámi mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

A Good Luck God

He lives in Alder trees and gives hunters good luck against bears, often appearing as a bear himself. Rupert, Winnie the Pooh, Paddington, who knows?

GodNote: Sorry this Leib-Olmai article is a bit short. We have sent our Data Dwarves off to find more nuggets of information. Updates coming soon.

Leib-Olmai Facts and Figures

Name: Leib-Olmai
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Leibolmai

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Sámi (aka Saami) people of Sápmi (formerly known as Lapland)
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Good Luck
Area of expertise: Good Fortune

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 198

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Article last updated on May 12, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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