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Finnish snowboarder Enni Rukajärvi takes slopestyle silver

View the Olympic photo: Snowboard Women's Slopestyle - Enni Rukajarvi (Finland) - Silver Medallist up close, plus get access to similar photos and related galleries.

Teemu Selänne Sochi 2014

Teemu Selänne selected as 2014 Olympic hockey tournament MVP.

Mielikki, Mistress of the Forest. In Finnish mythology, Mielikki is the goddess of forests and the hunt. by ~gedwards05 on deviantART

Mielikki, Mistress of the Forest. In Finnish mythology, Mielikki is the goddess of forests and the hunt.

Mielikki is the Finnish goddess of forests and a Huntress of the Moon Legacies. She is a Goddess and free unto her own.  All Huntress Goddesses are generally more in the class of Amazon, dedicated to Humanity not personal fulfillment. She is said to have played a central role in the creation of the bear. Mielikki as a woman, she is known as a skillful shaman healer who helps animals when they are hurt. Her name is derived from the old Finnish word mielu which means luck.

Mielikki is the Finnish goddess of forests and a Huntress of the Moon Legacies. She is a Goddess and free unto her own.

Mielikki by dragoninthemist Finnish goddess of game, hunting and the forest Her symbols are the Bear, Grain, Woodland Plants Her Themes are Change and Providence

Mielikki by dragoninthemist Finnish goddess of game, hunting and the forest Her symbols are the Bear, Grain, Woodland Plants Her Themes are Change and Providence

March 15,  1907: FIRST PARLIAMENTARY ELECTION IN FINLAND  -    Finland holds first parliamentary election under 'universal suffrage', thereby electing nineteen female MPs to Parliament.

Bet you didn't know this! 1906 - Finland becomes the first in the world to give women unrestricted rights both to vote and to stand for parliament.

Mielikki, Mistress of the Forest. In Finnish mythology, Mielikki is the goddess of forests and the hunt. Wife of the forest god Tapio.

Magical Marvelous Mystical women - Mielikki, Mistress of the Forest. In Finnish mythology, Mielikki is the goddess of forests and the hunt. Wife of the forest god Tapio.

Väinämöinen. Though originally seen as a god of songs and poetry (from 16th c. sources), Väinämöinen was a central figure in the 19th century Finnish national epic, the Kalevala. The author re-imagined Väinämöinen as the son of Ilmatar, (also called Luonnotar) a primal goddess who oversaw creation. Because he was in his mother’s womb for 730 years, he had incredible wisdom and great power.

28 February - Kalevala Day is celebrated in Finland, remembering the publication of the Finnish National Epic by Elias Lönnrot in

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