Les Adlet (or Erqigdlet) sont une race de créatures légendaires issues de la mythologie inuit du Groenland, et des côtes du Labrador et de la Baie d'Hudson. Cette tribu posséderait des jambes de chien et un corps humain[1]. Les Adlet courent très rapidement et les rencontres avec les humains finissent généralement en bataille, ces derniers étant souvent victorieux[2].


  1. Franz Boas, « The Central Eskimo », dans Annual reports, Bureau of American Ethnology, vol. 6, 1888 , p. 640.
  2. Franz Boas, Race, language, and culture, U of Chicago P, 1982 (ISBN 978-0-226-06241-9) [lire en ligne] , p.512.

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