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Tornarsuk was the "ruler of the torneit or guardian spirits" [1], but cited as "when something goes wrong or when something interferes with the best-laid plans, it is often attibuted to the evil spirit Tornarsuk" [2]. He is represented in several ways: as a bear, a creature with the size of a finger and sometimes as an invisible being. Some sources, however,...


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You have this dictionary: https://library.alaska.gov/hist/hist_docs/docs/anlm/200078.pdf I would like to notice the problem when reading such old books made by pioneers is that the lack of any norms makes it difficult to follow them. The way they were writing names, and the fact that due to the time they were writing a creature could be named X by tribe 1, ...


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Found two Yupik dictionaries but neither had 'akhlut'. Then found the article below: http://offbeat.wikia.com/wiki/Akhlut Akhlut Other Names Kăk-whăn'-û-ghăt Kǐg-û-lu'-nǐk Origin Yupik Location Ice floes around the Bering Sea Disposition Malevolent Akhlut are shapeshifting spirits from Yupik myth. They appear as either ...


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The text on that page seems to come from this collection of stories. The text is attributed to a Neil Christopher. The year at the end of the text (ᕘᐊᔅ, 1901, ᒪᑉᐱᒐᑦ 163-165) also appears in the References page at the end of the collection. I believe the reference is to the collected notes on Inuits by George Comer, James S. Mutch, and E.J. Peck. On pages ...


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