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Greenland, figurine, grave goods, Denmark, Collections, ethnography, independence, repatriation, elections

Elections and independence: Greenlandic figurine

Last week, there was an election in Greenland. Though Greenland is an autonomous constituent country within Denmark, there was much talk up to the election about the stirring movement for Greenlandic independence, and about whether the political parties Nunatta Qitornai and Partii Naleraq, agitating for […]

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moesgaard museum, de etnografiske samlinger, ethnography, collections, museum, aarhus, denmark

Museum of Trash – USA

Nelson Molina, retired New York sanitation worker, took the phrase “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure” to the next level! For decades Nelson collected treasures from New York city trash, putting them on display at the Sanitation Garage at 99th Street in Manhattan, New […]

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