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REF NO.: 42

SUBJECT: Memorial University sponsoring 42nd annual Algonquian conference

DATE: Oct. 19

Memorial University’s Faculty of Arts is sponsoring an international meeting for researchers on Algonquian peoples, the largest First Peoples group in Canada. More than 50 academic papers will be presented during this
three-day conference. Papers will be presented from a variety of fields including anthropology, archaeology, art, biography, education, ethnography, ethnobotany, folklore, geography, history, language education, linguistics, literature, music, native studies, political science, psychology, religion and sociology.
            The conference will open on the evening of Thursday, Oct. 21, with a welcome reception. Regular conference sessions will take place from Friday morning to Sunday noon in the business building on Memorial University’s St. John’s campus. For more details see

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