Abraham Ulrikab



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Abraham Ulrikab (d. 1881) and his family were Inuit transported to Germany in 1880. See en:Abraham Ulrikab. This photo was downloaded from the Nunatsiaq News website on 2006-10-07.

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Original label: The Ulrikab family: with Ulrike, nephew Tobias, and Abraham. Ulrike holds baby Maria while four-year-old Sara stands.


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