February 22, 2019

How do folk healers experience their work and what it means to be a folk healer in Finland today?  It was from these questions, and observations based on them, that my bachelor's thesis came: "The Origin of a Folk Healer - an ethnographic study of the four folk healers...

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I am a MA student in Folklore Studies at the University of Eastern Finland specializing in the study of folk healers in Finland. 
Finnish folk culture and traditions revives many ancient and largely forgotten or hidden practices. As our modern culture is changing, more and more seekers are discovering the ancient spirituality and are remembering and reclaiming the remaining wisdom.


My interest is in international collaboration and co-creation with artist in all fields of arts but also with people who are looking for information about Finnish traditions and mythology.

 

You can contact me with your ideas and projects. I also give consulting, lectures and workshops in topics of Finnish (Finno-Ugric) folk culture, traditions, mythology and cultural symbolism and worldview.

I am The Folklorist On The Road

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