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12/28/2022, 12:52 PM Mike C
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Name Igaluk
Gender Masculine
Theme lunar
Edit Status Status3. usages AND description are verified

Meaning & History

In Inuit mythology, Igaluk is a lunar god. He lusted after his sister, the solar goddess Malina, but she rejected his advances and fled from him. Their eternal chase explains the movement of the sun and the moon through the sky.

In Greenland, he is known as Aningan or Anningan.
Added 8/23/2007 by LMS