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Chukchee Mythology: The Woman who married the Moon and the Ke´lẹ

Language:
English
Genres:
Fiction & Literature, Childrens Fiction

The Culture of Western Chukotka situated in the Chukchi Peninsula, the shores of the Chukchi Sea and Bering Sea region of the Arctic Ocean within the Russian Federation for lots of people stays even in the present time the unknown and chiefly unreachable phenomenon but in the beginning of 20th century a Russian revolutionary, writer and anthropologist Vladimir Germanovich Bogoraz (1865 — 1936) made the best efforts to collect and record a serious number of their tales. “The Woman who married the Moon and the Ke´lẹ” represents the great example of unknown Chukotka culture narrating a woman who was deserted by her husband. She was suffering of starvation and one day crawling on she found a house with a man who called himself the Moon. Who was that unknown strange man?

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