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By Chelsea. Christmas presents in Greenland Traditional Christmas presents are model sledges, a pair of polished walrus tusks or sealskin mitts.

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1 By Chelsea

2 Christmas presents in Greenland Traditional Christmas presents are model sledges, a pair of polished walrus tusks or sealskin mitts. htm

3 Map of Greenland erica/gl.htm erica/gl.htm The population of Greenland is (2012) The date of Christmas is December 25 th

4 Languages spoken in Greenland In Greenland there are two main languages spoken in Greenland, Inuit/Greenlandic and Danish. In Greenlandic marry Christmas is, Juullimi Ukiortaassamilu pilluaril; in Danish Glaedelig Jul. In Greenland they call Santa Claus, Father Christmas. GreGreenlhttp://www.whychristmas.com/cultures/gre enland.shtml

5 Christmas trees in Greenland In Greenland they get a Driftwood tree and decorated with candles, bright ornaments and sometimes small versions of sealskin breeches know as kamiks. archive/2010/december10/border- crossing-december-2010.php

6 Santa Claus in Greenland In Greenland Santa Claus is the same thing but they call him, Father Christmas ml

7 Food in Greenland In Greenland there is a traditional food called, Mattak, is whale skin with a strip of blubber inside. Kiviak. This is flesh of little auks(a type of arctic bird) which has been buried whole is seal skin for several months until they have reached an advanced stage of decomposition. tml tml

8 Unique celebrating in Greenland In Greenland they play this game, an object is passed from hand to hand around a long table under the cloth. It is supposed to be repulsive : round, clammy and rough in texture : such as a frozen egg, wrapped in strips of wet fox fur.

9 Important Christmas Characters Greenland also claims to be the place where Santa Claus lives or at least goes for his summer holidays! He is said to have a home in the north of the country in Spraglebugten, near the town of UummannaqSanta Claus


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