Myths - Notions of Sami Witchcraft

The full title of this drawing is "The Manner of the Laplanders Living in Winter." No.10 should be perceived as a state of Sami shamanisme. The noaide (the Sami shaman) got information from remote places in a state of trance. As no.11 we can see a Sami communicating with a reindeer. The reindeers were thought to be some kind of a familiar spirit to the Sami.

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