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  1. angakkuq(Noun)

    An Inuit shaman.

  2. Origin: From ᐊᖓᑦᑯᖅ.

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  1. Angakkuq

    The angakkuq is the intellectual and spiritual figure among the Inuit who corresponds to a shaman. Other Eskimo cultures traditionally had similar spiritual mediators, although shamanism among Eskimo peoples has many forms and variants.


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