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  • n. Plural form of Greenlander.

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Examples

  • Hear what the reason is, -- our hearts and the Greenlanders are fast bound together by the love of Jesus our Saviour, who died on the cross for our sins, therefore do we call the Greenlanders, and all who are united in the death of Jesus, our brethren.

    The Moravians in Labrador

  • Jonathan had dictated an epistle to the baptized Greenlanders, in 1799; the annexed was from the Christian Greenlander, Timothy, an assistant at

    The Moravians in Labrador

  • Stepping on the archaeological path was perhaps the most critical turn in my early work, leading me to a wellspring of information on the Norse Greenlanders’ daily life and detailing specific artifacts from which grew many of the characters in The Thrall's Tale.

    Judith Lindbergh - An interview with author

  • I devoured academic texts on women in the Viking Age, and treasured out-of-print volumes like The Last Kings of Thule by anthropologist Jean Malaurie, striving to understand the traditional lifestyles of Inuit Greenlanders to infuse the book with details of the environment, wildlife, climate, and the general challenge of arctic survival.

    Judith Lindbergh - An interview with author

  • Ironically, it was not the disappearance of the Norse Greenlanders that intrigued me, but the powerful image of the pagan seeress, Thorbjorg, giving prophecy in Eirik’s Saga, one of the Vinland Sagas that recounts the establishment of the settlements.

    Judith Lindbergh - An interview with author

  • Although worlds apart, My So-Called Enemy and Inuk both investigate adolescents fighting dislocation and sense of rootlessness -- Israelis and Palestinians because of the war that will not end, Greenlanders because of the spread of modern culture and an alienation from their native society.

    Stewart Nusbaumer: Peace & Survial: Two Worthy Docs

  • The Greenlanders are well aware that they inhabit the country with the lowest population density on earth, but I always feel embarrassed to admit that over 60 million people are crammed into our little island.

    World's race for economic growth threatens Greenland's pure white wilderness

  • The Winter Solstice, when the sun is reborn with new strength and the days begin to lengthen is New Year for those who live in Arctic climates, like the Koryaks of northern Siberia, the East Greenlanders and the Eskimos of Hudson Bay.

    Donna Henes: New Year: Here We Go Again!

  • That would mean a staggering leap in income for Greenlanders, who until two generations ago were mostly subsistence hunters and fishermen.

    Oil on Ice

  • Although worlds apart, My So-Called Enemy and Inut both investigate adolescents that are fighting dislocation -- Israelis and Palestinians because of the war that will not end, Greenlanders because of their changing culture.

    Stewart Nusbaumer: Peace & Survial: Two Worthy Docs

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