Sámi Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Sápmi

MADERATCHA

Sámi Childbirth God

Also known as MADDERATCHA, Mader-atcha, Maderatja

Picture of the Sámi Childbirth God Maderatcha from our Sámi mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

God of Small Souls

He inserts fresh souls into all the new babies brought into existence by his wife Maderakka.

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

Maderatcha Facts and Figures

Name: Maderatcha
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: MADDERATCHA, Mader-atcha, Maderatja

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: Birth
Area of expertise: Childbirth

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 139

Cite this article

Here's the info you need to cite this page. Just copy the text in the box below.

Article last updated on May 12, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Permissions page