Past Lives: John Sakehouse the Inuit

Start : 
24 Dec 2012 - 14:00
Type: 
Radio

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John Sakehouse came to Leith from Greenland in 1816.

He is believed to be the first Eskimo to set foot on this land, and adapted well to life outside the Arctic, demonstrating his kayak skills in Leith harbour.

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