Dogsong Setting & Symbolism

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Mukluks

Mukluks are boots made of fur and animal hide.

Snowmachine

Snowmachine is another name for a snowmobile.

Caribou

Caribou are also known as reindeer. Caribou are most often found in cold northern locations.

Tundra

Tundra is an area identified by its permanently frozen soil and its treeless appearance.

Shaman

A shaman is a holy person, revered by indigenous tribes. A shaman is most often an elderly man or woman who is familiar with a tribe's history and traditions.

Parka

A parka is a heavy jacket with a hood. Parkas are often made from fur or animal skin.

Mammoth

A mammoth is an extinct animal which closely resembles an elephant.

Below World

Below world is another term for hell.

Hummock

A hummock is a small, rounded hill.

Toboggan

A toboggan is a kind of sled.

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