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News Articles and Project Updates

Aanationtalk “Announcing the Launch of the Tradition & Transition Partnership Website.” NationTalk, 18 May 2016, Read.

---. “Andrea Procter – Daughters of Mikak: Celebrating Inuit Women’s Leadership in Labrador.” NationTalk, 4 January 2016, Read.

---. “Leadership Symposium to Bring Inuit and Academic Researchers Together.” NationTalk, 27 November 2015, Read.

---. “Research Project to Build Digital Archive of Inuit history in Several Languages.” NationTalk, 22 October 2015, Read.

Barker, Thom. “Archaeology Team Set to Study Pre-Contact Inuit Winter Village.” The Telegram, 6 July 2018, Read.

Barrett, Heather. “First Listen: Imgiguset: Moravian Trumpet Hymns.” CBC News, 24 July 2016, Read.

Breen, Katie. “Ever Wanted to Learn Inuktitut? Try This.” CBC News, 24 June 2017, Read.

---. “First Story Chosen for Labrador Inuk Book project.” CBC News, 8 January 2017, Read.

Careen, Evan. “InukBook Project Looking for Illustrator.” The Labradorian, 30 September 2017, Read.

---. “Photos of Nain and Hopedale a Trip Back in Time.” The Labradorian, 3 March 2017, Read.

---. “NFB Unveiling Learning Resource at Inuit Studies Conference.” The Labradorian, 20 September 2016, Read.

---. “Inuit Conference Will Bring Traditional Art and Music to St. John’s.” The Labradorian, 8 September 2016, Read.

---. “History and Scenery in Rigolet.” The Labradorian, 15 February 2016, Read

---. “Looking to the Future Through Examining the Past.” The Labradorian, 8 February 2016, Read.

Collins, Leah. “iNuit Blanche is the World's First (and Punniest) Inuit Art Festival of its Kind.” CBC News, 5 October 2016, Read.

Dooley, Danette. “Nain Theatre Group Performs Compelling Original Play.” The Labradorian, 30 September 2017, Read.

Flanagan, Susan. “Digital Gold: Nunatsiavummiut Media, Archives and Heritage to be Discussed July 19.” The Gazette, 11 July 2017, Read.

Gaudi, John. “Nunatsiavut has Highest Proportion of Artists within Province, Affirms Provincial Vital Signs Report.” CBC News, 17 October 2016, Read.

Green, Jeff. “Leadership Shift: Community-focused Research to Remain at Centre of Tradition and Transition Partnership.” The Gazette, 6 February 2018, Read.

---. “Taking Centre Stage; Memorial, Nunatsiavut Highlight Inuit Traditions over Four Days.” The Gazette, 5 October 2016, Read.

---. "Partnership promotion; New website focuses on Labrador Inuit cultural research." Gazette, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 19 May 2016, Read.

---. “‘Dehumanizing Spectacle’ Dark Experience of Labrador Inuit Family Focus of Upcoming Event.” Gazette, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 17 March 2016, Read.

---. “‘Circle of conversation’ Memorial-led Partnership Yields Inuit Symposium in Labrador.” Gazette, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 28 January 2016, Read.

---. “$4.2 million for Memorial: Federal Investment Empowers Researchers.” Today.MUN.ca, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 23 December 2015, Read.

Grenier, Philippe. “La Nuit Blanche des Inuits Anime le centre-ville de Saint-Jean, Terre-Neuve.” Radio-Canada ICI Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador, 9 October 2016, Read.

Harron, Janet. “Boardwalk Record; Labrador Community Builds World's Longest Wooden Boardwalk.” The Gazette, 27 January 2016, Read.

Hinrich, Maja. “Moravian Tradition in Labrador: 1752 until Today.” So German, 5 July 2017, Read.

Hosein, Lise. “By Updating a Tradition, these Six Inuit Women are Amplifying the Power of Throat Singing.” CBC News, 18 October 2016, Read.

Macdonald, Moira. “Indigenizing the Academy; What Some Universities are Doing to Weave Indigenous Peoples, Cultures and Knowledge into the Fabric of their Campuses.” University Affairs, 6 April 2016, Read.

MacEachern, Daniel. “Inuit Crucial Part of Planning Conference: Nunatsiavut Gov't.” CBC News, 10 October 2016, Read.

Niles, Tom. “Happy Valley-Goose Bay Woman Working on a Guide to the Birds of Nunatsiavut.” The Labradorian, 20 April 2018, Read.

Pelley, Chad. “Steep Yourself in Inuit Culture this Month.” The Overcast, 5 October 2016, Read.

Rankin, Lisa. “Ethical and Inclusive Research a Required part of Decolonizing the Academy.” The Gazette, 14 December 2017, Read.

Rogers, Sarah. “Inuk Filmmaker Gathers Online Clips for His Version of the North.” Nunatsiaq News, 1 November 2016, Read.

---. “Beneath the Surface: A Look at Early Mining Rankin Inlet.” Nunatsiaq News, 14 October 2016, Read.

---. “Inuit Studies Conference ‘The Best One Yet,’ Say Attendees.” Nunatsiaq News, 14 October 2016, Read.

---. “National Film Board Wants More Inuit Ambassadors.” Nunatsiaq News, 13 October 2016, Read.

---.“Documenting the Art of Seal Skin Preparation For Future Generations.” Nunatsiaq News, 12 October 2016, Read.

---. “Festival Draws Circumpolar Art Lovers Out After Dark.” Nunatsiaq News, 12 October 2016, Read.

---.“Inuit Should Have a Voice in Housing Design, Panel Says.” ArcticToday, 7 October 2016, Read.

---. “20th Inuit Studies Conference Promises Interactive, Arts-Heavy Event.” Nunatsiaq News, 3 October 2016, Read.

Rose, Wendy. “iNuit Blanche Equals Cultural Fun.” The Telegram, 10 October 2016, Read.

Samson, Alyson. “Inuktitut 101: Learn Some of the Language from Annual Inuit Conference”. CBC News, 30 September 2016, Read.

Semeniuk, Ivan. “Arctic Labrador Plant Life Echoes Long Human Presence.” The Globe and Mail, 14 April 2017, Read.

Sevunts, Levon. “Inuit Culture Celebrated in St. John's.” Radio Canada International, 10 October 2016, Read.

---. “Canada’s National Film Board Shares its Treasure Trove of Inuit Stories.” Radio Canada International, 19 September 2016, Read.

---. “Inukbook Creating Inuktitut-Language Books for Labrador Children.” CBC News, 21 June 2016, Read.

Turner, Mark. “Northern Archives, Northern Development.” The Hill Times, 25 October 2017, Read.

Wall, Lukas. “Inuit Studies Conference Allows Inuit to Explore Identity.” CBC News, 7 October 2016, Read.

Webb-Campbell, Shannon. “Tanya Tagaq Commands Retribution.” The Overcast, 4 October 2016, Read.

“Brief Schedule of ISC 2016.” OKâlaKatiget Society, 7 October 2016, Read.

“Circle of Conversation.” Today.MUN.ca, 25 October 2015, Read.

“Connecting with the Nain Moravian Brass Band.” Inuit PiusituKangit, 15 August 2016, Read.

“Discussions on Media, Archives and Heritage Taking Place in Nunatsiavut.” OKâlaKatiget Society, 21 February 2017, Read.

“From Chukotka with Love.” Inuit PiusituKangit, 6 October 2016, Read.

“Highlights from the Inuit Studies Conference 2016.” CBC News, 9 October 2016, Read.

“Indigenizing the Academic.” Inuit PiusituKangit, 30 September 2016, Read.

“iNuit Blanche Arts Festival this Weekend.” VOCM, 7 October 2016, Read.

“iNuit Blanche: The World’s First All-Circumpolar, All-Night Festival of Art, Music, Dance, Performance, Installation, Food and Film.” NewJourney, 6 October 2016, Read.

“iNuit Blanche: Bringing Inuit Culture to St. John’s Streets.” Inuit PiusituKangit, 25 August 2016, Read.

“INuit Blanche 2016: Take a Look at What You Missed.” CBC News, 17 October 2016, Read.

“InukBook Creating Inuktitut-Language Books for Labrador Children.” CBC News, 21 June 2016, Read.

“Inuit, DPLA, WordPress, More: Saturday Buzz.” ResearchBuzz, 24 October 2015, Read.

“Jennie Williams, a Photographer from Nain, to Display Works at the Rooms.” Inuit PiusituKangit, 5 October 2016, Read.

“Keynote Speaker, Natan Obed. ‘A Changing of the Guard in Inuit-focused Research.’” Inuit Piusitukangit, 13 July 2016, Read.

“Labrador Inuit Culture the Focus of Special Newfoundland Quarterly Edition.” Inuit PiusituKangit, 15 July 2016, Read.

“Leadership Symposium Very Engaging.” OKâlaKatiget Society, 2 December 2015, Read.

“Memorial, Nunatsiavut Government to host Inuit Studies Conference.” The Gazette, 9 September 2016, Read.

“MUN, Nunatsiavut Government Announce Research Project.” OKâlaKatiget Society, 23 October 2015, Read/.

“MUN, Nunatsiavut Government Announce Research Project.” Compass, 30 September 2017, Read.

“MUN, Nunatsiavut Government Announce Research Project.” The Packet, 30 September 2017, Read.

“MUN, Nunatsiavut Government Partnership.” The Labradorian, 20 October 2015, Read.

“MUN, Nunatsiavut Government Announce $7.4M Partnership.” Academia Group, 4 November 2015, Read.

“New Ways of Looking at Housing in the North.” Inuit PiusituKangit, 1 August 2016, Read.

“New Website Focuses on Labrador Inuit Cultural Research.” OKâlaKatiget Society, 20 May 2016, Read.

“Nunatsiavummiut Audio-Visual Collection Starting Soon (Audio).” OKâlaKatiget Society, 20 June 2016, Read.

“Nunatsiavut’s New President has SSHRC Ties.” Government of Canada, 12 July 2016, Read.

“Passion for Knowledge: Labrador Institute International Indigenous Intern Announced.” The Gazette, 10 September 2018, Read.

“People of a Feather: Where Filmmaking, Community-led Research, and Education Meet.” Inuit PiusituKangit, 19 September 2016, Read.

“Polaris Music Prize Winner Tanya Tagaq Adds Her Spellbinding Voice to the Showcase of Inuit Culture during the 2016 Inuit Studies Conference.” Inuit Piusitukangit, 23 June 2016, Read.

“Press Conference to Announce the Inuit Studies Conference.” Inuit PiusituKangit, 8 September 2016, Read.

“Reimagining Nanuq: The Case of the Peculiar Polar Bear.” Inuit PiusituKangit, 12 September 2016, Read.

“Remembering Jean Briggs.” Inuit PiusituKangit, 4 October 2016, Read.

“Rocking Out Labrador for 20 years: The Sundogs bring their unique sound to Katingavik.” Inuit PiusituKangit, 4 August 2016, Read.

“SakKijÂjuk Exhibition to Open ISC2016.” Inuit PiusituKangit, 20 July 2016, Read.

“SSHRC Funding Supports Labrador Inuit Revitalization of Inuktitut.” Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, 29 May 2017, Read.

“Stephen Agluvak Puskas, an Inuk Visual Artist: ‘Inuit should be able to Own, Control, Access and Possess the Art that they Produce.’” Inuit PiusituKangit, 25 July 2016, Read.

“St. Johnsimiut.” Inuit PiusituKangit, 22 September 2016, Read.

“St. John’s hosts Inuit-themed nuit Blanche Celebration with Dozens of Events.” National Post, 13 September 2016, Read.

“The Katingavik Inuit Arts Festival.” Inuit PiusituKangit, 18 August 2016, Read.

“The Melody of Inuktitut.” Inuit PiusituKangit, 26 September 2016, Read.

“The Strength of Inuit Youth: a Conversation with the President of the National Inuit Youth Council, Mataalii Okalik.” Inuit PiusituKangit, 23 August 2016, Read.

“Tom Gordon Seeking Labrador Inuktitut Children’s Songs.” OKâlaKatiget Society, 11 April 2017, Read.

“Top Ten.” Academia group, 22 October 2015, Read.

“Two Hebron Relocatees Selected for Hebron Family Archeology Project.” OKâlaKatiget Society, 24 June 2016, Read.

“UKâlalautta Program Promoting Language and Culture.” OKâlaKatiget Society, 6 July 2017, Read.

“Update with Andrea Procter.” OKâlaKatiget Society, 19 May 2017, Read.

“Video: Labrador Inuit Develop an App to Track Changes in the Land.” CBC Radio, 9 December 2016, Read.

“World’s First All-Inuit Festival of Art, Music, and Performance in St. John’s Next Month.” VOCM, 11 September 2016, Read.

“Year in Review.” Today.MUN.ca, 23 December 2015, Read.

“20th Biennial Inuit Studies Conference Coming Up.” OKâlaKatiget Society, 7 September 2016, Read.

“2016 Inuit Studies Conference Wrap-Up.” OKâlaKatiget Society, 14 October 2016, Read.