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Record #135786:

Kayak dizziness - Historical reflections about a Greenlandic predicament / Klaus Georg Hansen.

Title: Kayak dizziness - Historical reflections about a Greenlandic predicament / Klaus Georg Hansen.
Author(s): Hansen, Klaus Georg.
Date: 1995.
In: Folk. (1995.), Vol. 37 (1995)
Abstract: Describes interpretations of condition also known as "kayak angst" - nangiarneq - by Western doctors since 1864, with drastic changes in 1905 and revisions from 1961. Now there are three interpretations: Greenlandic, where it is not seen as illness, but reaction to something frightening (perhaps tupilak) involving others; Western medical; and Western psychological. It has not disappeared with kayaks.
Notes:

Folk. Vol. 37 :51-74 (1995).

Keywords: 39 -- Ethnography: Eskimo.
398 -- Native peoples, folk beliefs and tales.
616.8 -- Neurology.
T -- Social anthropology and ethnography.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*38) -- Greenland.
SPRI record no.: 135786

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