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Old 01-21-2008, 01:34 AM
 
Location: Cosmic Consciousness
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Default Spirit Moose

These photos found their way to me (taken in Ontario and Idaho). Warptman, or Xa’at, or anyone who knows -- is a white moose ever seen in Alaska that you’ve heard of?
And is there any tradition among the Yup’ik, Tlingit, Koyukon, or others of a sacred white moose, as there is the sacred White Buffalo Woman of the Lakotas? Thanks
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Old 01-21-2008, 02:41 AM
 
Location: Bethel, Alaska
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I'd have to look into it, I'll ask around or ask my parents tomorrow at some point.
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Old 01-21-2008, 02:41 AM
 
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Thanks, Warpt. Lookin' forward.
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Old 01-21-2008, 10:22 AM
 
Location: Naptowne, Alaska
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We've had a couple right in Sterling over the years. One when I was in grade school we'd see everyday on the bus. And there have been a couple down around Kasiloff. They are rare but are very cool to see.
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Old 01-21-2008, 12:48 PM
 
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Wow! Imagine being a kid, seeing a magical moose every day!! :-)
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Old 01-21-2008, 12:56 PM
 
Location: Naptowne, Alaska
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The one was a cow and had brown twin calves for a couple years running.
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Old 01-21-2008, 12:57 PM
 
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Strong healthy lady, keeping two surviving. Spirits ARE strong and healthy, right? :-)
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Old 01-21-2008, 03:30 PM
 
Location: Southern Arizona
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Default On the Bus

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We've had a couple right in Sterling over the years. One when I was in grade school we'd see everyday on the bus.
Rance, what was the moose doing on the bus?
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Old 01-21-2008, 03:58 PM
 
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Rance, what was the moose doing on the bus?
Whatever she wanted to
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Old 01-21-2008, 06:18 PM
 
Location: Not far from Fairbanks, AK
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Albino moose are not necessarily rare. These are illegal to hunt in Alaska, not because they are "spirits," but because there are ongoing studies by F&G relating to such animals. We have black bears that live near glaciers, and these have a sort of blue tint on their hide. Some folks call them "blue bears" I remember seeing a couple of photos on The News Miner of an albino bear (black bear with a white coat).

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