Myths - Notions of Sami Witchcraft

Worshiping of idols

"We advanc'd farther into the Country (Novaja Zembla), where on a small Hillock we perceiv'd a piece of Wood cut out in the Figure of a Man, with wretched Sculpture. Before it were two Zemblians on their Knees, their Arms lying by them; they were worshiping this Idol, as the others on the Shore were adoring the Sun." ( La Martinière 1671)

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