Give Me My Father's Body: The Life of Minik, the New York Eskimo

Title Give Me My Father's Body: The Life of Minik, the New York Eskimo
Book Number DB072208
Names Harper, Kenn.
Medium Digital Books
Title Status Active
Length 9 hours, 23 minutes
Annotation An account of Greenland native Minik who, along with his father Qisuk and four other Eskimos, was brought to New York City in 1897 by explorer Robert Peary. Describes Minik's abandonment after Qisuk's death. Discusses his failed efforts to claim his father's remains before his own death in 1918. 2000.
Narrator Ashby, Mark.
Local Subject Male Narrator - MN
Biography - BIO
LC Subject Ethnology - Moral and ethical aspects
Polar Eskimos - Biography
Polar Eskimos - New York (State) - New York - Biography
Arctic regions - Discovery and exploration
Language English
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