Revontulet, The Finnish Fox That Created The Northern Lights.


Revontulet is the Finnish word for “Foxfire.”
According to Finnish lore, a mystical fox was thought to have created the Northern Lights, with its’ bushy tail kicking up snow and tossing up sparks into the dark, night sky.


Source & Reference:

Elias Lõnnrot, Kalevala Finnish European Classics. ©2013

Illustration of Finnish Fox in Public Domain, artist unknown.


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