At Thule - in the extreme north of Greenland - there still live approximately 600 polar Eskimos. When the American air base was built here, they were moved from their original settlement to the newly built Danish government town of K'anak. Although they eame a livelihood by hunting and fishing, they are a minority obviously threatened with extinction. This film is a documentary description of the life of these Eskimos under these merciless conditions, which were made even worse in 1968 when hunting and fishing were forbidden in the district because the crash of an American airplane carrying an H-bomb.
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Greenland, Qaanaaq, Inuits, Living conditions, 1960-1969, Greenlanders, Thule
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