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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

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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