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Strangers among us

Author: David C Woodman
Publisher: Montreal, Que. ; Buffalo : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1995.
Series: McGill-Queen's native and northern series, 10.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1868 American explorer Charles Francis Hall interviewed several Inuit hunters who spoke of strangers travelling through their land. Hall immediately assumed that the hunters were talking about survivors of the Franklin expedition and set off for the Melville Peninsula, the location of many of the sightings, to collect further evidence to support his theory. Hall's theory was roundly dismissed by historians of his  Read more...
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Woodman, David C. (David Charles), 1956-
Strangers among us.
Montreal ; London : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1995
(OCoLC)37594300
Named Person: John Franklin; John Franklin, Sir; John Franklin; John Franklin, Sir); Charles Francis Hall; John (Forschungsreisender) Franklin
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David C Woodman
ISBN: 9780773565630 0773565639
OCLC Number: 243586826
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 166 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: 1. Kia and Rae --
2. The Etkerlin --
3. Homeward Bound --
Appendix: Inuit Terms and Place Names.
Series Title: McGill-Queen's native and northern series, 10.
Responsibility: David Woodman.

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David Woodman re-evaluates the importance of Inuit oral traditions in his search to reconstruct the events surrounding Sir John Franklin's tragic 1845 expedition. He shows that often-misunderstood  Read more...

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