Väinämöinen with his kantele. Väinämöinen is the central character in the Finnish folklore and the main character in the national epic Kalevala.
From ‘Alice in Wonderland’ by Zdenko Basic (c)
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Finnish witch drum -- I was given one by one of my best friends who is Finnish, and eventually want one tattooed.
MIelikki, Goddess of the Forest (Finnish petroglyph, Woman with a bow, Astuvansalmi, Ristiina)
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, Mistress of the Forest. In Finnish mythology, Mielikki is the goddess of forests and the hunt. Wife of the forest god Tapio.