Greenlandic Inuit people
Greenlandic Inuit are the indigenous peoples of Greenland. Approximately 89% of Greenland's population of 57,695 is Inuit or 51,349 people as of 2012. Ethnographically, they consist of three major gro...
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Greenlandic language
Greenlandic is an Eskimo–Aleut language spoken by about 57,000 Greenlandic Inuit people in Greenland. It is closely related to the Inuit languages in Canada, such as Inuktitut. The main dialect, Kalaa...
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Inughuit
The Inughuit (also spelled Inuhuit), historically Arctic Highlanders, are a Greenlandic Inuit people. Also known as Polar Eskimos, they are the northernmost group of Inuit, and the world's northernmos...
Nukaaka Coster-Waldau
Nukaaka Coster-Waldau (née Sascha Nukaka Motzfeldt; born 23 February 1971), aka Nukâka, is a Greenlandic singer, actress, and a former Miss Greenland. She is married to Danish actor Nikolaj Coster-Wal...
Kuupik Kleist
Jakob Edvard Kuupik Kleist (born 31 March 1958) is a Greenlandic politician who served as the fourth Prime Minister of Greenland between 2009 and 2013. A member of the Inuit Ataqatigiit party, he was ...
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Minik Wallace
Minik Wallace (also called Minik) (ca. 1890 – October 29, 1918) was an Inuk brought as a child in 1897 from Greenland to New York with his father and others by the explorer Robert Peary. The six...
Hans Enoksen
Hans Enoksen (born 7 August 1956 in Itilleq, Greenland) is a Greenlandic politician who served as the fourth Prime Minister of Greenland from 2002 to 2009.A Greenlandic monoglot, he has been a member ...
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Jonathan Motzfeldt
Jonathan Motzfeldt (25 September 1938 – 28 October 2010) was the first and third Prime Minister of Greenland.From 1979 to 1988, in 1997 and from 2003 to 2008, he was Chairman of the Greenland Landstin...
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Katrine Larsen Lenner
Katrine Larsen Lenner is a Greenlandic politician and member of the Inuit Ataqatigiit party. She has served as a member of the municipal council for the former Sisimiut Municipality.
Piblokto
Piblokto, also known as pibloktoq and Arctic hysteria, is a condition most commonly appearing in Inughuit societies living within the Arctic Circle. Piblokto is a culture-specific hysterical reaction ...
Agathe Fontain
Agathe Fontain is a Greenlandic politician. A member of the Inuit Ataqatigiit, she is Minister for Health.
Ruin Island
Ruin Island is a small island off the coast of the Inglefield Land region of northwest Greenland. In the 1930s, Danish archaeologist Erik Holtved discovered the remains of human habitation on the isl...
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Maliina Abelsen
Maliina Abelsen is the General Manager For Arctic Winter Games 2016 (www.awg2016.org). Maliina Abelsen is a previous Greenlandic politician and MP for the party Inuit Ataqatigiit (IA), holding the pos...
Knud Rasmussen
Knud Johan Victor Rasmussen (June 7, 1879 – December 21, 1933) was a Danish polar explorer and anthropologist. He has been called the "father of Eskimology" and was the first European to cross t...
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Karla Jessen Williamson
Karla Jessen Williamson (born 1954, Appamiut, Maniitsoq, Greenland) is Executive Director of the Arctic Institute of North America (AINA), the first woman and first Inuk to hold the position. Fluent i...
Mimi Karlsen
Mimi Karlsen (born January 23, 1957 in Maniitsoq) is a Greenlandic politician. A member of the Inuit Ataqatigiit she is currently Minister for Culture, Education, Research and Church Affairs.
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Aleqa Hammond
Aleqa Hammond (born 23 September 1965) is a Greenlandic politician. Formerly the leader of the Siumut party, she became the country's first female Prime Minister after her party emerged as the largest...
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Sofie Petersen
Sofie Petersen (born 1955) is the Lutheran bishop of Greenland.She was born on 23 November 1955 in Maniitsoq, Greenland. She studied theology and graduated from the University of Copenhagen in 1986. O...
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Asii Chemnitz Narup
Asii Chemnitz Narup (born 1954) is a Greenlandic politician and MP for the party Inuit Ataqatigiit (IA). Chemnitz Narup was the country's environmental and health minister between 2005 and 2006. She r...
Inuktun language
Inuktun (English: Polar Eskimo, Danish: nordgrønlandsk, polareskimoisk, thulesproget, Greenlandic: avanersuarmiutut) is the language of approximately 1,000 indigenous Inughuit, inhabiting ...
Hans Hendrik
Hans Hendrik, also known as Hans Christian, native name Suersaq (c. 1834 – 11 August 1889), was a Greenlandic Arctic traveller and interpreter, born in the southern settlement of Fiskernæs.
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Augusta Salling
Augusta Salling (born 1954) is a former finance minister of Greenland. She began as a teacher. Her political roles before finance minister included being a member of a Parliament and mayor of Qeqertar...
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Aron of Kangeq
Aron of Kangeq (born in Kangeq on April 9, 1822; died March 12, 1869) was a Greenland Inuit hunter, painter, and oral historian. His woodcuts and watercolors are noted for their depiction of Inuit cul...
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Aqqaluk Lynge
Aqqaluk Lynge (born 1947) was the President of the Inuit Circumpolar Council (formerly the Inuit Circumpolar Conference) from 1995 to 2002. He is a former member of the Inatsisartut and one of the fou...
Tunumiit
Tunumiit are Greenlandic Inuit from the eastern coast of the country, known as Tunu. The Tunummiit are a part of the Arctic Inuit people.Northern and Western Greenlanders call themselves Avanersuarmiu...
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Thule people
The Thule (/ˈtuːli/ or /ˈθjuːl/)or proto-Inuit were the ancestors of all modern Inuit. They developed in coastal Alaska by AD 1000 and expanded eastwards across Canada, reaching Greenland by the 13th ...
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