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70. Baba Yaga (Slavic Folklore)

In today's episode, we talk about Baba Yaga from Slavic folklore. For more information about today's episode, go to mytholadies.com. To donate, please go to ko-fi.com/mytholadies. To subscribe, go to https://anchor.fm/mythola...

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70. Baba Yaga (Slavic Folklore)

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Dec. 19, 2022

70. Baba Yaga (Slavic Folklore)

In today's episode, we talk about Baba Yaga from Slavic folklore. For more information about today's episode, go to mytholadies.com. To donate, please go to ko-fi.com/mytholadies. To subscribe, go to https://anchor.fm/mythola...

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69. Sedna (Inuit Mythology)

In today's episode, Lizzie tells Zoe about Sedna, the ferocious and powerful Inuit goddess of the sea. Together, they discuss the different versions and interpretations of her story, and how important she is to Inuit communities today.

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68. Lot's Wife (Genesis)

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67. Winter Goddesses (Themed Episode #14)

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65. Princess Leutogi (Samoan Mythology)

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