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Inuit Myths - Windows to the Universe

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<a href="/php/tour_test_sqli.php?page=/mythology/anningan_moon.html">Anningan</a> is the name of the <a href="/php/tour_test_sqli.php?page=/earth/moons_and_rings.html">Moon</a> god of some of the Inuit people that live in Greenland. Anningan chases his sister, <a href="/php/tour_test_sqli.php?page=/mythology/malina_sun.html">Malina</a>, the <a href="/php/tour_test_sqli.php?page=/sun/sun.html">Sun</a> goddess, across the sky, but forgets to eat, so he gets much thinner. This is symbolic of the phases of the moon, particularly the crescent.<p><small><em>Image courtesy of Planet Art</em></small></p>

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