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In the s, pro- Soviet movements sstefansson created whose main aim was to provide support for the Soviet project to establish a Jewish socialist republic in the Birobidzhan region in the far east of the USSR.

During this experiment his intake had varied between 2, and 3, calories per day and he derived, by choice, an average of almost eighty percent of his energy from animal fat and almost twenty percent from protein. Vilhjalmur was selected as one of two vice-presidents of the organisation.

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Public Relations states that Pendelton Dudleyonce considered the “dean of public relations”, convinced the American Meat Institute to fund this study. While there was considerable skepticism when Stefansson reported his findings about the viability of an exclusively meat diet, his claims have been borne out in later studies and analyses. Newspapers subsequently popularised the term “Blonde Eskimo”, which caught more readers’ attention despite Stefansson’s preference for the term Copper Inuit.


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Account Options Sign in. Four men made their way to Herald Islandbut died there, possibly from carbon monoxide poisoning, before they could be rescued.

vilhjalmru Explorer Vilhjalmur Stefansson, 62; and Mrs. State Library of NSW. Tags What are tags? He then wanted to claim the land for Britain but the British government rejected this claim when it was made by the young men. The only survivors were an Inuk woman, Ada Blackjackwhom the men had hired as a seamstress in Nome, Alaskadtefansson taken with them, and the expedition’s cat, Vic. Stefansson attributes the fast onset of illness due to the usually lean meat that he was served versus the fattier caribou meat he consumed previously.

Vilhhalmur of the two men suffered any adverse after-effects from their four-year experiment. The Macmillan Company, Retrieved 24 August A tireless proponent of settlement in Birobidzhan, Stefansson appeared at countless Ambijan meetings, dinners, and rallies, and proved an invaluable resource.

From April to June he lived on the ice pack. Stefansson, though, preferred the term Copper Inuit. Thereafter stefasson protein calories did not exceed 25 per cent of the total for more than 1 day at a time.

Perhaps Stefansson himself had by then some second thoughts about Ambijan, for his posthumously published autobiography made no mention of his work on its behalf. One of the organisations prominent in this campaign was the American Committee for the Settlement of Jews in Birobidjanor Ambijan, formed in Inhe encouraged and planned an expedition for four young men to colonise Wrangel Island north of Siberiawhere the eleven survivors of the 22 men on the Karluk manusl lived from March to September Three ships, the Karlukthe Mary Sachsand the Alaska were stefabsson.


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Skip to content Skip to search. After losing two children during a period of devastating flooding, the family moved to North Dakota in The four young men, Frederick Maurer, E.

Stefansson noted that in the North, very lean meat sometimes produced “digestive disturbances”. Bartlett and his Inuk hunter Kataktovik made their way across sea ice to Siberia to get help.

While the Inuit diet derived a percentage of its calories from the glycogen found in the raw meatsthe native Inuit ate a diet of primarily stewed boiled fish and meats while occasionally eating raw fish.