Commitment: the state of being emotionally impelled to do something. My commitment is to making art, loving life and doing well.

Daily Artworks... my continuing challenge for 2015: Observe and record. Record and observe. And stretch - s-t-r-e-t-c-h - myself.
What will I discover?

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Torngats 09 - Repatriation at Rose Island


Interpreters tell the story of stone burials...  
...and stolen Inuit remains that were brought back to rest at Rose Island.    

In the early 1970's, the remains of 113 Inuit - 100 from Rose Island and 13 from Upernavik Island - and associated artifacts - were excavated from stone burials as part of a research project by Memorial University. It was not until 2011 that the last of these human remains were repatriated to Rose Island and ceremonially re-buried in this stone cairn.   

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