Tupilaq - Publicity Versus Secrecy - Concealment


Concealment or secrecy could raise magic consequences in several areas of life:

  • Concealed miscarriage or infanticide could give birth to a monster called anngiaq.
  • It could make harm for the community if somebody concealed his/her taboo breach.
  • Secrecy was also preliminary for the functioning of so-called formulae (texts or songs used like charm or spell in danger, need, hunt, practical everyday situations).

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