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REF NO.: 190

SUBJECT: Oldest snowmobile in Labrador focus of public presentation

DATE: March 5

The oldest snowmobile in Labrador is being restored to working condition and will one day be driven on the Labrador coast as it did 100 years ago.

Memorial graduate Jamie Brake, an archaeologist in Nunatsiavut, will deliver the presentation, Recovering Labrador’s First Snowmobile, on Thursday, March 19, from 7-9 p.m. in room 250 at Memorial’s Labrador Institute, 219 Hamilton River Rd., in Happy Valley-Goose Bay.

Organized by the Office of Alumni Affairs and Development, the presentation will include journal entries, photographs and silent film footage. All are welcome. A reception will follow.

To RSVP, call 1-877-700-4081 or       

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For more information, please contact Jeff Green, communications co-ordinator, Alumni Affairs and Development, at 709-864-2479, 687-6493 or


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