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Record #140875:

Inuit oral traditions about Tunit in Greenland / Inge Kleivan.

Title: Inuit oral traditions about Tunit in Greenland / Inge Kleivan.
Author(s): Kleivan, Inge.
Date: 1996.
Publisher: Copenhagen: Danish Polar Center
In: Paleo-Eskimo Cultures of Greenland - new perspectives in Greenlandic archaeology. (1996.), Vol. 17
Abstract: Inuit oral traditions in eastern Canada and Greenland about Tunit have been interpreted as reflecting actual encounters with strange people in past. Various theories have been propounded - Norsemen, Indians, Inuit? or Thule, or Dorset? Tunit were believed to be very strong and large. Possibly story tellers were inspired by visible remains of Palaeo-Eskimo cultures. Some stories and beliefs are related.
Notes:

In: The Paleo-Eskimo Cultures of Greenland - new perspectives in Greenlandic archaeology. Vol. 17 / Bjarne Grønnow, John Pind.

Keywords: 39 -- Ethnography: Eskimo.
398.22 -- Sagas and historic legends.
903 -- Archaeology.
U -- Archaeology.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*38) -- Greenland.
SPRI record no.: 140875

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