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Mythical Creature, “the Akhlut,” an Inuit, orca/wolf hybrid- with writing prompt

In Inuit mythology, Akhlut (Pronounced Ock-lut or Ack-lut) is a spirit that takes the form of both a wolf and an orca. It is a vicious, dangerous beast. The Akhlut is very keen and opportunistic, and will certainly attack you if you have fallen asleep near the edge of the water or are walking by… Continue reading Mythical Creature, “the Akhlut,” an Inuit, orca/wolf hybrid- with writing prompt

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Mythical Creature, ‘the Ahkiyyini,’ a dancing, music loving skeleton, from Inuit folklore-with writing prompt

  The Ahkiyyini is a skeleton spirit from Inuit folklore. According to this Ahkiyyini article, the Men who spend much of their time dancing or playing drums in life may continue to do so in death like this spirit. To make music, the ghost uses his arm bone as a drumstick to beat his scapula,… Continue reading Mythical Creature, ‘the Ahkiyyini,’ a dancing, music loving skeleton, from Inuit folklore-with writing prompt

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Mythical Creature, ‘the Adlet,’ an Inuit dog-man from Greenland- with writing prompt

  I'm not a Werewolf... ..but I look like one. The Adlet is a ferocious predator. According to warriorsofmyth, they very much resemble the classic Werewolf, but are not shape shifters, and sometimes are shown having a human head with canine legs. The creature is other times shown, covered in red fur, among other colors… Continue reading Mythical Creature, ‘the Adlet,’ an Inuit dog-man from Greenland- with writing prompt