September 30-October 13, 2013
September 30-October 15: Scott helped with some archaeological training for Innu Nation construction monitors, who were working on the Muskrat Falls Project. On October 11, Scott went out and recorded a couple of archaeology sites that the monitors discovered during a walkabout north of Happy Valley-Goose Bay.
September 30-October 15: Scott has also been finishing up at the archaeology site in Sheshathsiu, and preparing it for winter.
October 1: Martha gave a lecture in a Community Studies class on using autobiographies in research.
October 2: Martha attended Public Engagement group of experts meeting by teleconference.
October 3: Martha attended a meeting of the evaluation committee for the Inuit Bachelor of Social Work program.
October 3-5: John and Andrea took part in a 2 day workshop on Extractive Industry in the Arctic, held in St. John's. http://extractiveindustriesandthearctic.wordpress.com.
On October 5, John presented a paper entitled Extractive Industry in the Atlantic Subarctic: Toward an Environmental History of Contemporary Labrador and Andrea presented a paper entitled Uranium and the Boundaries of Indigeneity in Nunatsiavut, Labrador at this workshop.
October 7: Martha discussed ideas for a new children’s book with NunatuKavut
October 8: Labrador Institute monthly staff meeting.
October 8-10: Ron attended the Resources for Sustainable Development in the Arctic (ReSDA) workshop and meeting of the ReSDA Steering Committee, which was held in Iqaluit.
October 9: Martha chaired a meeting of the CURA board.
October 10: Martha attended a Public Forum on Literacy and Essential Skills held by Literacy NL.
October 10: Scott met with people from the Labrador Interpretation Centre and the Rooms to discuss a display of the artifacts from the Sheshatshiu project, which will open in the spring.
October 11: Scott and Bryn had a conference call with C-Core to discuss the continuation of the Lake Melville Satellite Ice Monitoring Service.
October 12: Dr. Keith Chaulk, our director, was installed as the new vice-president Indigenous for the University of the Arctic (UArctic) at a ceremony held in Reykjavik, Iceland. Congratulations Keith! See the full story at: http://today.mun.ca/news.php?id=8647