Listen to historians Maria Kreutzmann & Ujammiugaq Engell explain five of the mythological creatures of Greenland: Tupilak, Qivittoq, Sassuma Arnaa, Erlaveersiniooq, and Ikusik. Some serve as teachers, while others instill fear. All are shaped by the long Arctic nights and Greenland’s harsh climate. Produced by: Arina Kleist & Insuk Kim, Visit Greenland Learn more at visitgreenland.comDisclaimer: External content. Video courtesy of visitgreenland.com This video does not necessarily represent the views of ArcticToday, its staff, or owners.
Look over the largest urban center in Greenland in this short video. With over 18,000 people, the capital of Greenland maintains a serene quiet under the winter snow. Disclaimer: External content. Video courtesy of visitgreenland.com. This video does not necessarily represent the views of ArcticToday, its staff, or owners.
Enjoy this aerial view of Greenland’s three UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Kujataa, Aasivissuit, and the Ilulissat Icefjord. Disclaimer: External content. Video courtesy of visitgreenland.com. This video does not necessarily represent the views of ArcticToday, its staff, or owners.
His Arctic hero: The author of a book about Greenlandic youth
Martin Breum’s hero of the moment is a young Greenlandic woman who wrote a book, “HOMO sapienne,” about youth in Nuuk — “a compelling book about real people in the Arctic, and how their lives are centered on exactly the same things as yours.”
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