The evidence he presents, combined with recent archaeological findings, serves to refute the long-standing assumption that by this late date, so-called traditional Inuit territory in Labrador lay entirely to the north of Hamilton Inlet
. To this reader's mind, however, the book's most thought-provoking section is its account of the long and arduous journey that took the self-ascribed Inuit-Metis of today to the threshold of self-determination as an Indigenous people from a starting point rooted in colonial-era rejection of their indigeneity.
Rigolet lies within the Hamilton Inlet watershed fed by the Naskaupi and Churchill Rivers, which drain into the Atlantic Ocean.
As a communication tool during the interviews, households were asked to document changes in freshwater availability that they had observed within the Hamilton Inlet watershed on topographic maps (1:250 000 scale).
The daughter of an English father, Ambrose Brooks, and an Inuit mother, who is remembered as Susan, Campbell was born in 1818 in Hamilton Inlet in Central Labrador.
A journalist visiting Labrador in 1861 described how Joe Palliser of Hamilton Inlet had learned to write when living in the Moravian-run community of Okak and later maintained his ability by writing "upon a soft stone with a bit of iron." (28) It seems clear that the Moravian influence would have been felt in Lydia Campbell's community.
The dynamics of small town society are a staple of fiction and anthropology, and we are indebted to Plaice for recognizing complexities of social identity in North West River, a town once engaged in the fur trade, on the Hamilton Inlet
in central Labrador, and her analysis of the ways the settler community adapts a select inventory of perceptions about themselves and their history in order to deal with changing economic and social environments.
Methodist missionaries to south-central Labrador (south of Hamilton Inlet
; see Figure 1) in the early nineteenth century were noticeably upset by Inuit practices around polygamy, in addition to being annoyed by some European men who lived with Inuit "concubines," as the missionaries called their Inuit women partners.
The five case studies Korneski has chosen to underscore his argument are the Fortune Bay herring fishery dispute of 1878, conflicts over the salmon fishery in Hamilton Inlet
from 1871 to 1883, the social unrest that revealed itself when the colonial government began to shift its focus from the fishery to landward economic development through the construction of the railway, the St.
As already noted, Britain's plan for moving Inuit off the coast was chiefly effected through an arrangement with the Moravian Church, which subsequently established mission-cum-trade stations north of Hamilton Inlet
that succeeded in bringing an end to significant Inuit presence in the southern region (Whiteley, 1969; CO 194/27).
Specific European merchants and firms, and the locations of Chateau Bay, Sandwich Bay, and Hamilton Inlet
, figure in the Moravian diaries and correspondence, and these references are presented to add to the picture of trade contacts.
Key words: bearded seals, Frobisher Bay, Hamilton Inlet
, harbour seals, indicator species, palaeoecology, Penny Ice Cap, polynyas, ringed seals, sea ice, zooarchaeology
Its main goals were to define the culture history of this virtually unknown coastal stretch, and to tie the results into existing culture history for southernmost Labrador as well as the Hamilton Inlet