Angakok



a shaman in Eskimo society.
Historical Examples

To the Eskimos it was a proof of the efficacy of the appeal to the angakok.
Ungava Bob Dillon Wallace

The thong is attached to the end of a stick which is held in hand by the angakok.
The Popular Science Monthly, October, 1900 Various

One angakok throws her with his harpoon, another631 one stabs her, and by this means they cut off all the transgressions.
The Popular Science Monthly, October, 1900 Various

The angakok is generally not loved—he knows too many unpleasant things that are going to happen, so he says.
The North Pole Robert E. Peary

Tuavituk, the angakok, it was decided, must do some conjuring.
Ungava Bob Dillon Wallace

The business of the angakok is mainly singing incantations and going into trances, for he has no medicines.
The North Pole Robert E. Peary

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