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Tue, Nov 07


Greenland National Musuem and Archives

Science Insights and Indigenous Knowledge: Human Remains from Kalaallit Nunaat

Bioarchaeologist Sara Næss Elleskov uncovers the history of research on Greenlandic Inuit remains from its early emphasis on racial categorization to contemporary efforts towards a more decolonial approach.

Time and location

Nov 07, 2023, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Greenland National Musuem and Archives, Hans Egedesvej 8, Nuuk 3900, Greenland

About the event

Through a guided tour, Bioarchaeologist Sara Næss Elleskov will talk about archeological, anthropological, and Indigenous insights of the exhibited mummified people from Qilakitsoq from the late 1400s.

The tour is the same tour for one hour each at 16-17 and 17-18 pm. 

Organizer: Sara Næss Elleskov

Affiliation: ADBOU - Unit of Anthropology, Department of Forensic Medicine, SDU

  • Venue: Greenland National Musuem and Archives
  • Target Group: Adults, professionals
  • Language: English

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