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By Pam Burke 

View from the North 40: History 101: Wassup with Greenland

 

August 23, 2019



I don’t know what you’ve heard about Greenland, but it’s a strong, independent, saucy country that don’t take no nonsense off of any countries, even Denmark, which it is married to but not necessarily living with. If you know what I mean.

Archaeologists have found prehistoric evidence that different Inuit cultures have inhabited Greenland starting in about 2500 B.C., but life was not easy there on the largest non-continental island on the planet. If you recall from almost any map depicting Greenland, the place was misnamed because it’s just a big white mass with an irregular, lac...



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