Anjikuni: An Enigma for the Canadian Mounted Police

By feltoxXx | StrangeUniverse | 21 Apr 2019


Do you already know the history of that Eskimo town whose inhabitants disappeared one day, and have not heard from them again?

It all started one morning in November 1930, when the polar cold flooded the north of Canada. Joe Labelle arrived with his dogs at the sight of an Eskimo village he knew very well, located on the edge of Lake Anjikuni, some 300 km west of Hudson Bay. With the sole exception of skins moved by the wind from the lake, he saw nothing in the village. No dog barked, no smoke rose to the gray sky.Anjikuni: An Enigma for the Canadian Mounted Police

Joe Labelle searched for an hour for some sign of what might have happened to the Eskimos. On the extinguished fires hung pots with frozen food. The disorder seemed normal. There was nothing to indicate a hasty march. In a caribou leather shop, Joe found half-made garments made with a bone needle, and a leather belt that some woman deposited on the floor before leaving the store when called by someone. Only the kayaks displaced by the wind and torn by the stones at the edge of the lake seemed to indicate that the game had been operated for some time.

Joe Labelle whistled his dogs and took the long road to Fort Churchill, about 800 km south, where he would find a detachment of the famous Canadian Mounted Police. The cops returned with Labelle and spent several days searching for clues. They found the weapons of the Eskimos intact in the tents, a very strange thing, because for an Eskimo the rifle is everything and never separates from it. Sledges, snowshoes, everything was in order. The inhabitants of the small town had gone on foot, men, women and children. It was first believed that the dogs had been taken away, but on the third day a policeman found them under a mound of snow, tied to poles. After devouring each other, they had starved to death.

Anjikuni: An Enigma for the Canadian Mounted Police

In other tumuli, under which the Eskimos used to bury their dead, someone was poking around. The bodies had disappeared. According to the report of the policemen, the event should have taken place in the first days of winter, since in the pots that hung over the extinguished fires they found certain wild fruits that usually cook in the north at that time.

For what reason, those fifty members of the village left their tents one morning and left the village without taking with them warm clothes, food, weapons, which amounted to mass suicide? Why did they dig up their dead? And if they did not go, who could have done it?

The reputation of the Canadian Mounted Police is well known. They interrogated all the Eskimos of the region, warned the trappers and sent men along thousands of kilometers of snow and ice. There were even frogmen who dived into the icy waters of Lake Anjikuni, even though the kayaks were proof enough that the Eskimos could not take that road. They found no trace, and in the end the matter lost interest. Its solution has not been found, but the case is still open. Would you like to investigate it?

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