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SUBJECT: Memorial University presents screening of Archaeology and Traditional Knowledge in Labrador
DATE: Nov. 20, 2003

The Newfoundland Archaeological Heritage Outreach Program (NAHOP) will present a video screening of Archaeology and Traditional Knowledge in Labrador on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2003, at 8 p.m. in the Arts and Administration Building, rooms A-1043 and A-1046, located on Memorial's St. John's campus.

Archaeology and Traditional Knowledge in Labrador details the relationship between community members with archaeological research sites in a number of regions in Labrador. The video documentary profiles archaeology sites near Sheshatshiu, Cartwright, Makkovik, and the former community of Nachvak Fjord. In the video, community members and youth speak about the importance of their past and the skills they obtain in archaeology projects.

The screening is open to the public and there is no admission charge. Parking is available in Lot 15. Reception to follow.

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