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Stefansson

Vilhjalmur . 1879--1962, Canadian explorer, noted for his books on the Inuit
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Vilhjalmur Stefansson, following the Chautauqua circle in 1920, depicted the Arctic as a friendly and hospitable place to those who learned how to live there.
Niven creates a convincing portrait of Stefansson as shockingly negligent and self-promoting--a hit on the Chauauqua circuit.
1995; Sernyk and Stefansson, 1983; Brandle and McVetty, 1990).
Binford 1978; Jenness 1922:101-103; Stefansson 1913:337-338; 1946:37).
31 For Frobisher and his ore, see Alsford; Fitzhugh; Boreham; Stefansson.
Born in Manitoba and raised in North Dakota, Stefansson spent most of his life in exploration, especially in the Arctic.
The discovery of variant TREM2 is important because it confers high risk for Alzheimer's and because the gene's normal biological function has been shown to reduce immune response that may contribute to the disease," said study lead author Kari Stefansson, M.
After marriage in Ottawa in 1919 he returned to the new community of Aklavik on the Mackenzie Delta, met Vilhjalmur Stefansson, and took an interest in the Government's developing program to stimulate domestic caribou herding for the resident populations.
I think a lot of people feel that the government has been representing the system more than the interests of the families and people in Iceland," University of Iceland sociology lecturer Kolbeinn Stefansson explained.
Andreas Stefansson, SCA country director for Afghanistan, said it was difficult to forecast the country's future but the non-governmental organization was firm to continue its assistances to the Afghan people in any condition.
Under the Icelandic system, the younger Stefansson would have been Vilhjalmur Johansson.