For our first themed episode of 2022, we look at goddesses of the hearth from around the world. We discuss Gabija from Lithuanian mythology, 조왕신 (Jowangsin) from Korean mythology, Kamui Fuchi from Ainu mythology, Chantico from Aztec mythology, Emoinu from Sanamahism, and Vesta from Roman mythology.
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World History Encyclopedia - Roman Household Spirits
Of Gods & Holidays: The Baltic Heritageby Jonas Trinkūnas
The Living Goddessesby Dexter Miriam Robbins
Land of Elms: The history, culture, and present day situation of the Ainu peopleby Miyajima Toshimitsu
Ainu Creed and Cultby Neil Gordon Seligman
Handbook of Japanese Mythologyby Michael Ashkenazi
Endangered Languages Project - Ainu (Japan)
A Traditional adoration to Goddess Emoinu
Meiteis celebrate Emoinu - Telegraph India
The Peripheral Centre: Voices from India’s Northeast(Chapter 21)
Oral Narratives of Manipurby Dr. Chirom Rajketan Singh
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