Unplanned tributes to the turkey gods

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Unplanned tributes to the turkey gods

Postby Tom Nolette » Sun May 25, 2014 8:51 am

Hunting: Unplanned tributes to the turkey gods
Items may be lost but somehow everything works out.
By Bob Humphrey

It is the custom of many cultures to pay tribute to some deity, often by leaving a small token at some type of altar. It may be a hand-crafted item like a walrus tusk left on the sea ice to honor the gods of the hunt, a small sack of grain laid down in tribute to a successful crop, or merely a coin tossed in the fountain for good luck. I pay annual tribute to the turkey gods by leaving a small token in the woods, though it’s not exactly intentional...

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