Heritage is our legacy from the past, what we live with today, and what we pass on to future generations. Our collective cultural and natural heritage are irreplaceable sources of life and inspiration.
The World Heritage property of Aasivissuit – Nipisat is located above the Arctic Circle in central West Greenland. The land and its people tell a story that spans over 4,200 years of history. Aasivissuit – Nipisat possesses the remains of paleo-Inuit camps, Inuit winter houses, caribou hunting drives, colonial ruins and even ancient children’s playgrounds. It includes seven Key Sites, stretching from the island of Nipisat on the coast to the remote caribou hunting camp of Aasivissuit “The Great Summer Camp” near the Inland Ice. The area has many stories to tell about how Inuit Greenlanders live, both today and in the past.