The ABC's of Culture

Greenland

Created by: Jonathan Dynda

National Pride

- The flag of Greenland is called Erfabsorpct Ingrenladic meaning "our flag"

- The flag was adopted on June 21,1985

- the design shows the sun reflecting off the ice

H is for History

- The U.S set up several air bases in Greenland

- A viking explorer named Gunnbjorn Ulfsson accidentally landed on Greenland being the first European to see it

- After the war Denmark regain control of Greenland.It became a Danish in 1953

Government

- Greenland has its own government even though it is a danish country

-The voting age for Greenland is 18+

- The parliament is made up of 31 people are elected each 4 years

O is for Outdoors

- Cross country skiing is popular and they are trained by racing down glaciers

- Running is also another popular sport in Greenland

- They have six running marathons each year

Yum,Yum,Yum

- some of the most popular fish are arctic char, cod and salmon, but they eat other meat

- Young kids enjoy homemade sushi with fresh fish everyday

- Green lander families like to share there food and eat outside in the summer

Reflection

- principle 3 relates that how people cross country ski and they learn

- principle 7 because when WW2 happened the US had to put a air base there so the Nazis don't know they were there

- yes I liked learning about other cultures and i want to do more because i thought greenland had alot of solid land but it dosen't

Sources

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National Pride image-Flag of Greenland. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 4 Jun 2015. http://quest.eb.com/search/170_2984840/1/170_2984840/cite

History image- 82nd Airborne. Photographer. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 4 Jun 2015.

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Government image- Warsaw Treaty Organization. Photo. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 4 Jun 2015.

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Outdoor image- Cross Country Skiing. Photographer. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 4 Jun 2015.

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Yum image- Brooks River salmon grilling at campsite. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 4 Jun 2015. http://quest.eb.com/search/139_1954000/1/139_1954000/cite

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