Baba Yaga: The Ancient Origins of the Famous ‘Witch’

Season 3 Episode 1 | 14m 3s | Video has closed captioning.

One of the most beloved (and feared) figures in Russian and East Slavic folklore, Baba Yaga is more than just a witch. She’s a rumored cannibal who lives in a strange rotating house and flies around in a magical mortar and pestle--but she’s also a helpful grandmotherly figure.

Aired: 01/14/21

Rating: NR


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