The Long-Banned Tradition of Mummering in Newfoundland is Making a Comeback | Atlas Obscura

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The Varied Rituals of the Winter Solstice:

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Mummering at the solstice and equinox is an ancient ritual still alive in many places. Atlas Obscura offers us an interesting history and view of the practice in the Canadian island of Newfoundland. Enjoy!

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“Resurrecting a centuries-old Christmas ritual with creepy masks, horse heads, and bras worn on the outside.”

Source: The Long-Banned Tradition of Mummering in Newfoundland is Making a Comeback | Atlas Obscura

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