The Labradorians: Voices from the Land of Cain
Explorer Jacques Cartier dismissed it as the land God gave to Cain, but generations of people from widely differing cultures living in dense wilde ess conditions have forged the people of Labrador into a thriving, vital culture of their own. Here are their stories in their own voices, written by the expert hand of a person whose heart's home is Labrador.
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The Land God Gave to Cain
North of Chateau
The Moravian Coast
Grande Baie des Esquaimaux
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