The Naruerinaki people (from rina - to speak) live on several island chains east of namjog
The Naruerinaki are a neolithic people living on island chains in the Great Ocean. Their technology is primative using stone tools made form flint, obsidian and bone. If metals are available they have yet to discover any past gold found in rivers and do not show any interest in adapting their tools as of yet.
They Live in small villages in up to 50-100 people with everyone taking an active part in leading and providing food for the tribe. The best hunters and fishers take primary roles in expeditions should a leader be need. The most prominate role is that of Nayuneyänaki or shaman. He leads the tribe in all spiritual matters and healing.
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The Naruerinaki people (from rina - to speak)
The Naruerinaki inhabit the islands situated in the ocean to the east of Namjog. They are a neolithic people that travel the ocean in large canoes exploring the seas for new lands to live on. They have a deep connection to the ocean worshipping it in the guise of their goddess Songinahrongitsi.
T built upon volcanic activity the island chain extends from the south and bends west into the deep ocean. Being near to the equator the climate ranges from Mediterranean to subtropical. Many Island have volcanos and covered in lush forests with thousands of species of birds.Read more >
The Naruerinaki believe all is imbued with spirit, every person, animal and natural phenomenon. Some are more important than others and could be compared with gods of other cultures, for the goddess of the ocean (Songinahrongitsi) is know to all tribes, and so is the goddess of the earth (tonantatsi) as are the goddess of the sun and god of the moon. Every island will have their own spirit with unites all villages, and every village their own spirit or totem often the founder of the settlement in the guise of a spirit animal important to the people.
The village's spiritual matters are seen to by the Nayuneyänaki or shaman. He is responsible for communication with the spirits and ancestors, to help sooth their trouble, give them gifts and so…Read more >