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Abraham's diary : part 2.

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  • Contributor: Battery Radio; Brookes, Chris
    Summary:

    In 1880, two Inuit families from Labrador in northern Canada were exhibited in European zoos. Spectators flocked to the zoo exhibit expecting to see "exotics" from some "primitive race". What they found instead were Labradorimiut who spoke three languages, played German hymn tunes on violin and who were keeping their own ethnographic notes on the "uncivilised" Europeans. While spectators gaped at them, the Inuit gazed back. And one of them - Abraham Ulrikab - kept a diary.

    Sujets: Diaries | Inuit
    Original Publisher: St. John's, Newfoundland, Battery Radio
    Language(s): English
    Collection(s)/Series: Battery Radio Documentaries