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December 2017

The Story of Inukbook

The first product of the Inukbook project is about to arrive under your tree just in time for Christmas, or at least by Nalajuk Night! A children’s story written by Samantha Jacque, illustrated by Jessica Winters and inspired by a story told by Aunt Nellie Winters is the culmination of a process that brought together a committee of participants from Nunatsiavut and Memorial to produce the first book in what we hope will be a long series, published in Inuttitut and English....READ MORE

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November 2017

IkKaummajammik

The Labrador Creative Arts Festival, which is Canada’s longest running youth theater festival, was founded in the 1970s and has produced plays that range from high school dramas to retellings of profound legends of the Aboriginal people of Labrador. This incredible organization reflects modern life of Labradorians, as well as preserves their history in a written format via the scripts, while simultaneously bringing traditions of the past to the present...READ MORE

Labrador Spruce and Ponderosa Pine

This November, Aunt Annie and Aunt Nellie will travel over 5000 km at the special invitation of the Hualapai Department of Cultural Resources to continue teaching others about the importance of plants in Makkovik. As invited guest speakers at the Native Foods Symposium hosted by the Hualapai Tribe, in northern Arizona, they have been asked by organizer and ethnobotanist Carrie Calisay Cannon to share their knowledge of Labrador plants and wild food harvesting practices with fellow practitioners...READ MORE