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Vilhjálmur Stefánsson and the Fat of the Land

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By Nora Gedgaudas, CNS, NTP, BCHN A Canadian of Icelandic parentage, Vilhjálmur Stefánsson (1879-1962) was a famed (and by some accounts, infamous) Arctic explorer purported to be quite possibly the first person of European descent to come into contact with native peoples of the North American Arctic. During the winter of 1906-1907, he was separated from the other members of his expedition, as well as his supplies. As fortune would have it, he was taken in by a group of Inuit he encountered on the Canadian Arctic coast. By the following spring, he had fully adopted their way of life, even...

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