Definitions for angakkuq
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An Inuit shaman.
Origin: From ᐊᖓᑦᑯᖅ.
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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