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June 2017

Looking into the Past

As a photographer Candace Cochrane has always been fascinated by not only the stories told in photographs, but by the stories and tales that are crafted from looking at pictures of days gone by. A picture of an older relative from years ago, a photo of a building that is no longer there, a snapshot of a way of life that has become increasingly rare: all generate stories and connect the past to the present in ways that words alone can never do...READ MORE

UKâlalautta Inuttitut! (Let’s Speak Inuktitut!)

Growing up in Nain Silpa Suarak heard Inuktitut almost everywhere. Speaking her language at home was the norm for most of her childhood, but as she grew older her language began to fade and English soon took over. It wasn’t until she had graduated college and started a family of her own did she begin to understand what the language meant to her...READ MORE

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May 2017

Preserving Heritage Promoting Tourism

The theme of the 2017 Nunatsiavut Heritage Forum, Preserving Heritage, Promoting Tourism is a perfect fit with this year’s host community of Rigolet. The town has been a living example of this, working for years to develop innovations and infrastructure that promote both tourism and preserves the community’s Inuit, trapping, and trading histories...READ MORE