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The Inuit (Eskimo is derogatory) arrived in the arctic about 1000 AD, but they were not the 1st. They met the Tunit (AKA Paleo-Eskimos or Dorset culture). Who were the Tunit?

Most of the Tunit vanished about 1400 AD for unknown reasons. A group may have persisted until 1900—the Sadlermiut lived on Coats Island & vicinity. Inventors of the igloo, Tunit culture was very different from the Inuit. DNA testing should shed more light on their history.

i am dying to write about them.

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