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2015-08-28 | Antecedentes | -

Eight Labrador Inuit trapped in a 19th century human zoo

"It is too long until the year is over because we would very much like to return to our country, because we are unable to stay here forever, yes indeed, it is impossible!"

In October 1880, when Abraham, a 35-year-old Christian Inuk from Hebron, Labrador, wrote these words, he had been in Germany for less than one month. His decision to travel to Europe had been most difficult. First, because the Moravian missionaries were totally opposed to the idea of seeing baptized Inuit displayed like animals in front of European crowds. Second………………


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Fuente: Centro de Documentación Mapuche, Ñuke Mapu

Publicado: 2015-08-28 | Revisado: 2015-08-28 16:32:26 | Enlace de actual documento: http://www.mapuche.info/?pagina=6086