Thank you to the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council for providing the core funding for this project, and for their generosity and assistance from its inception. Among the many helpful staff members at SSHRC we would like to acknowledge the assistance of Eric Bastien, Murielle Gagnon, Amy Larin and Mika Oehling.

A great many people have supported and assisted our research, both in this project and in the past. We would like to thank the following people for their kindness, assistance and hospitality, and for making this project possible::

Lew Davis and Doris Davis, Cartwright
Woodrow Lethbridge, Alice Lethbridge and Dwight Lethbridge, Cartwright
All of the wonderful people at the Cartwright Hotel
All the folks with the Battle Harbour Historic Trust
The Parks Canada Marine Unit
The Town of Mary's Harbour
Historical Services Branch, Parks Canada
Wayne Russell and George Morris of the Labrador Metis Nation River Guardians
The ladies of The Riverside Restaurant, Mary's Harbour
Cindy Gibbons, Red Bay National Historic Site
Bill and Marilyn Morris, Charlottetown
Art and Eva Luther, St. Lewis
The staff at B.W. Powell, Charlottetown
Shirley Hopkins, Cartwright Town Council
Wendy Greenleaves, Southeast Aurora Development Corp.
Wally McLean
Experience Labrador

(Please note that this list is under construction, and the other people who have shown us kindness and contributed to our work will be added as time goes by. This is just a start. Thank you.)

Understanding the Past to Build the Future is a collaborative research venture involving two universities and several community partners, all of whom have contributed material support. In alphabetical order, they are:

Air Labrador, The Anglican Church of Canada, Archives of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. John's, Battle Harbour Historic Trust, Cartwright-L'Anse au Clair MHA office, Cartwright Town Council, Community Youth Network, Eagle River Development Association, Labrador M. P. Office (House of Commons), The Labrador Institute, The Labrador Interpretation Centre, NunatuKavut, The Labrador School Board, Mary's Harbour Town Council, Memorial University, The Moravian Church in Newfoundland and Labrador, Parks Canada, Port Hope Simpson Town Council, Provincial Archaeology Office of Newfoundland and Labrador, The Rooms, The Senate of Canada, Smart Labrador IT Initiative, Southeast Aurora Development Corporation, St. Lewis Town Council, Town Council of Charlottetown, Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay, The United Church of Canada, The University of New Brunswick.

Banner photos by Peter Ramsden, Lisa Rankin, Eliza Brandy, Marianne Stopp and Eva Luther.
Web site constructed by Vince Walsh, adapted from Metamorphosis Design.