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Greenland, an island nation in the far North Atlantic region, is the most sparsely populated territory in the world (about 56,000 inhabitants). Globalization has brought Greenland out of geographical isolation through global economy, communication, human mobility, and the media. In recent decades, the indigenous cultural and religious practices have been revitalized to counterbalance the social influence of the Danish culture and language. Up to the present, Greenland has remained largely unaffected by the transnational flows of global migration due to its geographical remoteness and harsh arctic or subarctic climatic conditions.

A typical Greenlandic community is small. Most of the population are ethnic Inuit, and a minority are of Danish (about 12%) or of mixed Danish and Inuit descent. Two thirds of the population are Evangelical Lutherans, ...

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