Frederick W. Waugh’s time in Nunatsiavut

This article contains historical language and content that some may consider offensive, such as language used to refer to racial, ethnic and cultural groups. Please see our historical language advisory for more information. By Jennelle Doyle When searching an archive, … Continue reading

Kirkina Mucko at a wedding in Rigolet, Labrador

By Heather Campbell Content warning: This blog contains graphic content (death/medical/amputation) that may be offensive or triggering to some readers. When I first began working at Library and Archives Canada (LAC) in 2018, I naturally did a quick search to … Continue reading

Tunniit/Tattoos: The Complicated History of Photographing Inuit Tattoos

This article contains historical language and content that some may consider offensive, such as language used to refer to racial, ethnic and cultural groups. Please see our historical language advisory for more information. By Heather Campbell Last year my colleague … Continue reading

The Canadian Eskimo Arts Council — Defining Inuit art

This article contains historical language and content that some may consider offensive, such as language used to refer to racial, ethnic and cultural groups. Please see our historical language advisory for more information. by Heather Campbell The Canadian Eskimo Arts … Continue reading

Inuit soldiers of the First World War: Lance Corporal John Shiwak

This article contains historical language and content that some may consider offensive, such as language used to refer to racial, ethnic and cultural groups. Please see our historical language advisory for more information. by Heather Campbell As we remember the sacrifices of … Continue reading

Judith-Pauline White, Nunatsiavut photographer

By Heather Campbell Judith-Pauline White (née Hunter) was an Inuk woman born in 1905 in Hebron, Newfoundland (now Newfoundland and Labrador), about 200 kilometres north of Nain in Labrador. She married a well-known trading post owner, Richard White, in 1922 and … Continue reading

A.P. Low and the Many Words of Love in Inuit Culture

By Heather Campbell Albert Peter Low was a geologist and explorer, whose expeditions to Quebec and Labrador from 1893 to 1895 assisted in the creation of their borders. Low mapped the interior of Labrador and discovered large iron deposits, which … Continue reading