snow covered lit cabin in forest with green northern lights above

Mythology of the Northern Lights

When the northern night skies light up with brilliant streaks of light during the long winter months in a phenomenon known as the Aurora Borealis, it can take people’s breath away. As the multicolored ribbons of ghostly light twist and dance across the sky, they seem almost to come from another realm, one out of reach to those of us on earth. As long as humans have roamed the planet, they have created myths and legends to explain these ever-elusive denizens from another realm.

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