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March 17-30, 2014

March 17-19: Sylvia participated in the Second Annual Aboriginal Teacher Education Symposium at the University of Alberta, Edmonton.

March 17-31: Doreen has been busy working with our Researchers on procurement and purchasing, including lab equipment and materials, as well as working with funding and other monetary items related to LI researchers. Doreen has also been working with HR/Payroll to sort out the processing of the Labrador Travel Allowance in effort to have a more efficient administration of this employee benefit.

March 17-31: Doreen and Beatrice have been busy with fiscal year end submissions.

March 20-22: Andrea attended a roundtable on Indigenous-newcomer relationships at Dalhousie University in Halifax called "Reconciliation: Responsibility for Shared Futures" with James Tully, John Borrows, and Michael Asch.

March 21: Morgon partnered with Bobbi McLean of CNA's Aboriginal Resource Centre to welcome a group of 25 cadets. The cadets came from all over the Atlantic region, and were introduced to Labrador via a discussion of contemporary life, an overview of our Aboriginal peoples, and a screening of Meshkanu, Andrew Mudge's documentary about Elizabeth Penashue's traditional walk.

March 24-25: Marie Clement and Jon Pearce attended the workshop “NSERC Strategic on genomic approaches to mixed stock fisheries” held in Halifax by Dalhousie University.

March 25: Martha attended a meeting with the Harris Centre.

March 26: Martha met with Canadian Network of Northern Research Operators (CNNRO) members on a funding proposal.

March 27: Andrea did the final edits on her chapter "Uranium, Inuit rights, and emergent neoliberalism in Labrador, 1956-2012" for a book called "Mining and Communities in northern Canada," edited by John Sandlos and Arn Keeling, which has now been submitted to the University of Calgary Press for review.

March 28 & 29: Marie and Doreen attended MCPM module #4. Doreen continues to work on the coordination and logistics of this program.

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