What is the Black Annis in English Folklore?

Who is Black Annis

We recently wrote a bogeyman-esque mythical creature from Inuit mythology called the Qalupalik, but it is not the only monster that preys on misbehaving children. In English folklore, there is another bogeyman-like monster known as the Black Annis.  This witch-like creature is believed to have preyed upon children for hundreds of years, eating their flesh … Read more

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

An Introduction to Latvian Mythology – World Mythology Series

Latvian Mythology

Latvian mythology is as rich and diverse as they come, with its own gods, beings, concepts, and history. In this post we’ll delve into the history of Latvian folklore, and take a closer look at where it all began, what are the most famous stories, and how it is relevant in modern society.  Read on … Read more