The James T. Callow Folklore Archive
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When you see the Northern Lights at night, whistle
very loudly and the light will become brighter.
Elinor learned this belief from a student of her's who
identified herself as "full-blooded North American Indian."
This woman had lived in northern Canada for some time.
When the informant demonstrated the technique for
whistling, she placed both of her baby fingers in
her mouth to indicate that the whistle was to be
Keyword(s): Aurora Borealis
|Subject headings:||BELIEF -- Weather sign or control|
BELIEF -- Lightning Thunder
BELIEF -- Product or activity of man or animal