Wednesday, 2 December 2009

[creative-radio] When the Inuit Were Put in Zoos

 

Book "The Diary of Abraham Ulrikab" or When the #Inuit Were Put in Zoos
#Nunavut http://ow.ly/I22h #Labrador forward & art Alootook Ipellie

In 1880, a group of Inuit were transported to Germany to be exhibited in a
zoo alongside wild animals. One of the Inuit, Abraham Ulrikab (c.
1845-1881) kept a diary during his captivity in trip to Europe. This diary
was recently translated into English and published by the University of
Ottawa Press. Ideas, CBC's Radio 1's flagship documentary program, is
currently broadcasting a two-part documentary based on the diary. You can
download the podcasts and check out images here. It is worth checking out.

Abraham's Diary a 2-part documentary feature heard on CBC Radio One IDEAS
Nov. 30th & Dec. 1st, 2009.

http://www.batteryradio.com/Pages/Abraham.html

The late 19th century saw the rise of scientific racism in Europe, and
those who flocked to the zoo exhibit expected to gape at "exotics" from
some "primitive race". What they found instead were Labradorimiut who
spoke 3 languages, played German hymn tunes on violin, and who were
keeping their own ethnographic notes on the "uncivilised" Europeans.
Tragically, both families died of smallpox, but not before Abraham Ulrikab
wrote his impressions of the trip in a remarkable diary.

Hour one
http://www.batteryradio.com/Media/m3u/AbeHr1.m3u
Hour two
http://www.batteryradio.com/Media/m3u/AbeHr2.m3u

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