Statue of Hans Egede with staff blue sky and sea with wreath hanging on it

Hans Egede Statue in Nuuk, Kalaallit Nunaat


By Jade

The vandalism of the Hans Egede statue in June 2020, and subsequent discussions surrounding the suitability of its positioning upon a mountaintop in Nuuk, catalysed debate over the colonial past, present, and future of Greenland, known to its indigenous population as Kalaallit Nunaat. Following a community-based political debate and vote,… Read More