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May 2017

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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

April 2017

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Looking Back on Four Decades of Theatre in Labrador with Tim Borlase

When Tim Borlase founded the festival in 1975 with Noreen Heighton, they had no idea the impact that the Creative Arts Festival would have; they just knew at the time that Labrador communities were full of stories, waiting to be shared with each other...READ MORE
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March 2017

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Home to Hebron

Jerry Tuglavina was born 71 years ago in Hebron on the Labrador North Coast in what is now known as Nunatsiavut. He was just 13-years-old when the community was relocated in the 1950s, but he still remembers well his life there with his family....READ MORE

Memorial University's Second Annual Aboriginal Peoples Week

Catharyn Andersen wants to see a Memorial University in which Aboriginal students can see themselves better reflected; from Aboriginal art work across the campus, to spaces for Aboriginal people, to Aboriginal voices integrated into the course material and faculty...READ MORE

Making the Past Accessible

Moravian Missionaries are famous for their extensive record taking. Their meticulous records in Labrador Inuit communities give us a look into Nunatsiavut’s past. Now, Mark Turner, a researcher with the Tradition & Transition Partnership, has launched a pilot project to open up the wealth of those records to the people of Hopedale...READ MORE

Sharing the Stories of Labrador Women

Women are the glue that hold Labrador communities together. Their sacrifices and actions are not always recognized the way they should be and that is why the Daughters of Mikak Project is teaming up with Them Days Magazine for a special Labrador women’s edition. The magazine will be launching March 8th on International Women’s Day...READ MORE

January 2017

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The President’s Award for Public Engagement Partnerships goes to the Double Mer Point Archeological Project

Dr. Lisa Rankin of Memorial University’s Archeology Department and Rigolet AngajukKâk, Jack Shiwak, received the university’s President’s Award for Public Engagement Partnerships December 16, 2016...READ MORE

The First Ever Labrador Research Forum

From fisheries and oceans, to environmental and climate change, Indigenous governance, Indigenous language revitalization, wildlife conservation, and more; there is a wide variety of research happening in Labrador today...READ MORE