What is the Qallupilluit in Inuit mythology?

What is the Qallupilluit - Inuit Mythology

Inuit mythology is abrim with interesting tales and mysterious creatures, such as the Amarok Wolf and Mahaha the tickling demon. One noteworthy mythical creature in Inuit folklore is the Qallupilluit, which is often likened to the bogeyman.  But what exactly is the Qallupilluit? Read on to learn all about it. MORE LIKE THIS: What are … Read more

Who are the Ijiraq? Shapeshifters in Inuit Mythology

What are the ijiraq in Inuit mythology

The Ijiraq, also known as the Ijiraat, are scary creatures in Inuit mythology that have the ability to change their shape and deceive people in order to do mischievous and nasty things.  But what exactly are they? What do they look like? And in which Inuit folktales do they appear? Read on to learn all … Read more

What is the Mahaha? The Story of the Inuit Mythology Demon

What is the Mahaha

We recently wrote about the Amarok, a gigantic and fierce wolf in Inuit mythology that preys upon humans who hunt alone at night. Here we’re sticking with Inuit mythology, and will learn about the Mahaha, a maniacal demon that haunts much of the Arctic region.  Read on to learn all about the Mahaha.  MORE LIKE … Read more