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Käreitär, The Mother of Genus Red Fox (duration app. 10 minutes)

 

KÄREITÄR

Martti Haavio tells in his book "The Finnish mythology" from the year 1967 that Käreitär is according to ancient myth the Ancestress of the Genus Red Fox. She is taking care of/ watching over the red foxes and their welfare. Hunters prayed Her for getting foxes as the haul.

    

 

TUONETAR,   The Convoy of Dead Souls

The Maid of Death, Tuonetar, conveys the souls of the deceased over the River Tuonela to the Land of Death, Manala. She takes care of the Spirits of those whose life has ended and takes them safely to continue their existence among the ancestors.

 

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