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American Experience | Minik: The Lost Eskimo Preview | PBS

Duration: 00:31
Program: American Experience #2006
Broadcast Date: Mar. 31, 2008

In October 1897, the renowned Arctic explorer Robert Peary returned to New York from his latest Greenland expedition. At the request of anthropologist Franz Boas, he brought with him five polar Eskimos for study at the American Museum of Natural History.

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Post Date: September 7, 2011