Scientists are studying the “Blond Eskimos” of Canada to find out if they’re related to early Viking explorers. Viking settlements mysteriously disappeared from Canada by the fifteenth century?did they go home, die off, of integrate into the local population?

“It’s an old story,” says researcher Gisli Palsson. “We want to try to throw new light on the history of the Inuit?The Icelandic sagas, at several points, mention the Norse in Greenland meeting people who belong to other cultures.”
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