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Greenlandic Inuit drum songs nominated to Unesco World Heritage list



Greenland's Self Government had nominated Greenlandic Inuit drum songs to be listed in Unesco World Heritage list and wrote their apply to the Danish Government. And the apply of nomination was pass on by the Danish minister for culture to Unesco World Heritage list to be listed in 2021.

 

In our history, we know that as Europeans crossed the seas to other continents and "discovered" new lands and people, they demanded their "discovery" and colonised their "discoveries" without asking the people of the land. In their demand of their "discovery" included the inhabitants should adapt to the new culture and new language of the "discoverers" and abandon their own basics of life and culture in their own country and land. If not the consequences were horrible to the aboriginal habitants. We know the written story. Especially the unwritten story.

 

Through the several centuries being colony the influence of the colony power increased when it has had several centuries to feed the colony with their imperialistic system - especially culture imperialism: the most powerful tool to indoctrinate the mass through their representatives from the colony power employed in various leading public administrations.

 

When missionaries came to Nunarput (Greenland) the first they told the natives was: "abandon your savage culture when it is no good for nothing!" and showed them how to destroy their drums. When the missionaries began to teach children their teachings of their religion the missionaries were telling children not to believe their elders and their savage beliefs. The missionaries used the children as informers if there were still people practising their savage culture. If so later on they confronted those people publicly and embarrassing them to show their supremacy.

 

It was and is the easiest way to keep the suppression was and is to split people to make mutual "clashes" by "encouraging" the pro colonists habitants to do the work for their purpose. And these forces are more threatening than the colonists when it is splitting the aboriginal people by creating inter-conflicts. The same practice was used by the Christians by sending two preachers that were non educated theologists to mission the northern and easter part of Nunarput. These preachers were instructed for three months for the purpose and decorated with the cassock as uniform for their mission. But their real hidden agenda was the absolutely sovereignty of whole Greenland to be the colony of state Denmark. This story is telling how the states are abusing their power and the religion to gain their power.

 

This hasn't change since then but mutated to other kind of manipulations and abuse of power. Now mostly the "locals" are doing the same work for the state by manipulating the mass to believe that Inuit culture is demolishing and threatening the progress and democracy. The same practice used for hundreds of years but using of the "new values" to fight the Inuit heritage.

 

This is why it is of great importance to preserve the heritage that is being endangered by these forces by adapting it to Unesco Heritage lists.

Unescomi tammatsaaliugassanut allattorsimaffii

Nunatsinni Namminersorlutik Oqartussat Danskit ministereqarfiannut innersuussuteqarsimapput inuit Nunatsinni qilaatersortaasiat tammatsaaliugassatut Unescop allattorsimaffianni pigineqarnissaanik qinnuteqaqqullugu. Tamannalu Danskit kultureqarnermik ministereqarfiata Unescop tammatsaaliugassat allattorsimaffiannut 2021-mi allagaataanissaanut qinnutigisimallugu.

 

Oqaluttuarisaanermi nalunngilarput Europamiut imarpissuit ikaarlugit nunat allat tikikkamikkit nunasiffigalugillu "nassaareqqaakkamittut" nuna inuilu piginnittussaatitaallutik suaaruteqartarsimasut, nunasiamittullu nuna pigiliuttarlugu inui apereqqaarnagilluunniit. Taamatullu piginnittussaanerminni piumasaannut ilaasimagujoq nunap inuisa ileqqusitik piusitillu nunaminni(!) taamaatissagaat naalagaaffiulli "nassaarinnittup" naleqartitaanut naleqqussarlutik piorsarsimassasut. Taamaaliorumanngitsunullu kinguneqapiluttarsimaqaaq. Oqaluttuarisaanermi allattorsimasut nalunngeqaagut qanoq ittut. Allattorsimanngitsullu suli annermik ilisimasaralugit.

 

Ukiunilu untriitilinni arlaqartuni nunasiaanermi nunasiaqartup pissaaneqassussaa annertusiartorsimavoq; pingaartumillu sunniutaa. Sunniiniutillu sakkortunersaat atorneqarpoq inuiannguit sunnerniarlugit: kulturikkut imminut annerutilluni salliutillunilu sunniuteqarneq. Tamannalu qulakkeerneqartarluni nunasiaqartup naalagaaffiata aallartitaanik sutigut tamatigut pisortalersuisarnikkut naalaganngortitsisarnikkullu.

 

Ajoqersuiartortut Nunatsinnut tikeqqaaramik tikitaminnut ingerlaannaq oqarput: Pissusitoqqasi taamaatinniarsigit! Atorfissaqanngillat! Takutillugillu qanoq qilaataat aserorterneqassasut. Ajoqersuiartortullu upperisarsornermik atuartitsinerminni ilinniartitsileramik meeqqat uteqattaartumik oqarfigiuarsimavaat, utoqqartami upperisaat uppereqqunagu atorfissaqanngimmata. Taamatuttaaq apersortarlugit suli upperisatoqqaminnik utoqqartaat atuinersut. Taamaattoqarpallu inuit takkuanni kanngusaarutigisaraat uparuartuutigisarlugillu nikarnarsarpaat pissaaneqassusertik takutinniarlugu.

 

Nunasiaqartut pissaaneqassusertik pigiinnarniarlugu pisariinnerusimavoq inuiannguit iluminni avissaartuutsinissaat; nunasiami inuisa akornanni illersortiminnik kaammattuiuarnermikkut apooraassutaasinnaasunik uparuartuuteqartuarnermikkut. Taamatullu akunnitsinni avissaartuutsiniartut nunasiaqartunit avissaartuutsiniarnerniit nukiupput suli annermik mianerisassat, inuiaqatigiit akunnerminni "aporaassuunnerannik" pilersitsimmata.

 

Tamanna pissuseq iliuuserlu nunatta avannaarsuani kangiatalu qeqqani ajoqersuiartortitsinermi atorneqarpoq. Naalagiani atuffassisartut ajoqit qaammatini pingasuni ilinniartinneqarput qanoq ajoqersuiartornermi sunniiniuteqarnissaminnik. Palasillu annoraarsuannik assuuserlugit aallartippaat siunertaminnut sullisitaralugit. Siunertarpiaammi ajoqersuinermiit annerutinneqarpoq: nuna tamakkerlugu nunasiatut pissaaneqarfigineqarnissaa. Taamaalillugu upperisarsorneq kristumiussuseq atornerlunneqarpoq naalagaaffiup pissaaneqarniarnermini anguniakkaminut sakkuliummagu.

 

Tamannalu pissuseq iliuuserlu nalitsinni allaanerungaanngilaq, naak allatut ilusilerlugu ingerlanneqalersimagaluartoq. Taamatummi sunniiniarnerit kanngusaarinerit nikanarsaanerillu ilutsinniit ingerlanneqarnerulerput, inuit Nunatsinni kingornussatta alartinniarneranut tunutinniarneranullu. Naleqartitat nutaat tassani sakkugineqalerput suaartaataallutillu: siuariartorneq inuillu tamat oqartussaaqataanerat. Kingornussavullu tamakkununnga kinguarsaataaginnaratik ajoqutaatinniarneqarput atorfissaqaratillu.

 

Taamaattoqartillugu pingaarluinnarpoq inuit kingornussatta pingaarluinnartut alartinniarnerannik taamaatitsiniarlutillu ilungersuussinerit nipangersinneqassappata, Unescomi kingornussanik tammatsaaliuinermi allattorsimaffimmi qularnaarneqarnissaa pisariaqarpoq.

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