Sámi Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Sápmi


Sámi Midwifery Goddess

Also known as Uks-Akka, Uksáhkká, Uksákká

Assistant Goddess of Midwifery and Birth

She looks after the newborn baby, protecting it from ills and keeping it safe. See Maderakka.

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Uksakka Facts and Figures

Name: Uksakka
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Uks-Akka, Uksáhkká, Uksákká

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

In charge of: Midwifery
Area of expertise: Midwifery

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 4984

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

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