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Record #143975:

Deconstructing deities: Tuurngatsuak and Tuurngaatsuk in Labrador Inuit region / J. Garth Taylor.

Title: Deconstructing deities: Tuurngatsuak and Tuurngaatsuk in Labrador Inuit region / J. Garth Taylor.
Author(s): Taylor, J. Garth.
Date: 1997.
In: Études Inuit = Inuit Studies. (1997.), Vol. 21(1-2) (1997)
Abstract: Deity described by E.W. Hawkes as Torngarssoak in fact represents amalgamation of several different spiritual entities including Tuurngaatsuk. Latter shown here to resemble prominent and widespread Inuit deity, inuia (in-dweller) of the moon, figure previously scarcely acknowledged from Labrador.
Notes:

Études Inuit = Inuit Studies. Vol. 21(1-2) :141-158 (1997).

Keywords: 39 -- Ethnography: Eskimo.
299 -- Religions, indigenous.
291.13 -- Myths and mythology.
T -- Social anthropology and ethnography.
(*41) -- Canada.
(*423) -- Labrador.
SPRI record no.: 143975

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