Aboriginal Peoples Encounter in Area Bewteen Hóp and Straumfjord in “Eirik the Red’s Saga”

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[...] Sailing north along the shore [leaving Hóp], they discovered five natives sleeping in skin sacks near the shore. Beside them they had vessels filled with deer marrow blended with blood. They assumed these men to be outlaws and killed them. […]

Source: Keneva Kunz, trans., "[Aboriginal Peoples Encounter in Area Bewteen Hóp and Straumfjord] in Eirik the Red’s Saga" in The Sagas of Icelanders: A Selection, preface by Jane Smiley, introduction by Robert Kellogg, (New York, London, Victoria (Australia), Toronto, Auckland: The Penguin Group, 2000), 653-674. Notes: Translations first published in "The Complete Sagas of Icelanders," volumes I-V (forty-nine tales), Leifur Eiriksson Publishing, Ltd., Iceland, 1997.

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