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Greenland National Museum and Archives

Inuit Tattoo Traditions

Join Cultural Heritage researcher Maya Sialuk Jacobsen on a guided tour through the Thule Culture exhibition and learn about the tattooing patterns and their connection to religion, myth and worldview of the Inuit.

Time & Location

2023 nov 06 17:00 – 18.00

Greenland National Museum and Archives, Hans Egedesvej 8, Nuuk 3900, Grønland

About the event

Join Cultural Heritage researcher Maya Sialuk Jacobsen at the national musuem on a guided tour through the Thule Culture exhibition and learn about the tattooing patterns and their connection to religion, myth and worldview of the Inuit. We will look at skin embroideries and ornamentation on hunting tools, household utensils, and masks. The tour ends by the Qilakitsoq mummies where we can see an actual tattoo created in the 1400s. Duration 1 hour. Two groups of max 15 pers.

Organizer: Maya Sialuk Jacobsen

Affiliation: Nunatta Katersugaasivia Allagaateqarfialu

  • Venue: Greenland National Museum and Archives
  • Target Group: Adults, Professionals
  • Language: English

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