Northern Shamanism: Ancient “Bear Cult” Teachings with Evan Pritchard
dim. 14 octobre à 20:00
Sunday, October 14th, 2018: Northern Shamanism: Ancient “Bear Cult” Teachings of the Saami of Norway, the Mi’kmaq of the Maritimes and much more, with Evan Pritchard, with Celtic comparisons by Brian McGuire. Recently arrived back from Mandaal, Norway, known for Saami shamanism, north of Troms, one of the world’s northernmost outposts, Mi’kmaq scholar Evan Pritchard will discuss joiking and other Saami practices and beliefs, plus stories of his encounters with a Saami shaman, and an Innuit shaman from Greenland, plus comparisons to Mi’kmaq and Anishinabi practices and beliefs, all part of arctic “bear cult” culture that circles the globe near 66ᵒ 34 m N. Brian McGuire will comment throughout with insights into Northern Celtic shamanism. Slide show included. 2 to 5 pm, Neolyth Center, 39 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, New Jersey, 07042. Call Brian at [masked], $25 suggested donation. https://www.meetup.com/Montclair_Shamanic_Circle/ [masked].