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REF NO.: 34

SUBJECT: News conference to launch website on Moravian settlement in Labrador

DATE: Oct. 11

NOTE TO EDITORS:
A news conference to launch a new website that documents the history of the Moravian presence in coastal Labrador will be held on Friday, October 13 at 10 a.m.
The Inuit Through Moravian Eyes, documents in images, sound and text the history of the Moravian missionary settlements and highlights the interaction between the congregation and the Inuit of coastal Labrador.                                                                                                            
A joint project among the Libraries of the University of Toronto, Memorial University of Newfoundland and Laval Université, this website was made possible through the Canadian Culture Online Program of the Department of Canadian Heritage.
The launch takes place in the Beatrice Watts Boardroom, Room IIC 2015, Inco Innovation Centre, St. John’s Campus, Memorial University. Parking is available in Area 15.

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