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ARTEMIS, BEAR GODDESS

 

 

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THE OLDEST KNOWN FORMS OF ARTEMIS ARE LIKENED TO THE GODDESSES OF LONG-AGO SIBERIA. THE ARTEMIS WAYS WERE FEMALE-ONLY AND ARE VERY LIKE THE FEMALE-ONLY WAYS OF LONG-AGO SIBERIAN SHAMANISM.
ARTEMIS WAS LIKELY FROM THE STEPPES OF THE CENTRAL REGIONS OF RUSSIA -SIBERIA
SHE ACQUIRED HER CHARACTERISTICS THROUGH INTERCHANGE WITH URALIC AND ALTAIC PEOPLES. SHE WAS LINKED TO BEARS AND THE URSA MAJOR STARS WERE HER SIDEREAL IMAGE.
THE BEAR GODDESS ARTEMIS  WAS AN ANCIENT PREHISTORIC BEAR GODDESS, SKILLED MASTER OF  SHAMANIC WAYS.

FROM ‘DAWN BEFORE THE DAWN’ BY GEOFFREY ASHE, BRITISH HISTORIAN AND MYTHOLOGIST. MEMBER OF THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE (MBE) FOR SERVICES TO HERITAGE.