LOOKING BACK: 'Their souls are to be laughed at...'
- At the Hagenbeck Tiergarten - a private zoo in Hamburg - the Inuit were the top attraction. The crowds likely viewed them as primitives, inferior to the cultured men and women of the Old World. "Who knows what these children of the roughest North may be thinking about their highly educated European fellow humans," wrote one German newspaperman. He was right about one thing: The Germans had no idea. Even as they gawked at the Inuit, the Inuit were peering back at them - and taking notes.