ANGAKOK

n. an Inuit name for the central figure of inuit spirituality. The function of this shaman or spiritual guide is to predict weather, crop patterns, animal movements, retrieves lost souls, communicates with other spiritual beings, and presides over religious ceremonies.

ANGAKOK: "The angakok predicted that the inuit animals would move east for the winter. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ANGAKOK," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/angakok/ (accessed December 4, 2019).
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