The founde-r, linke-d by theyoung
generation, to the present
of the Grenfell Min ion
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Uf'p rl ntf'dfro m Th e Otta wa Journal
FACES OF CANADA
Labrador Eskimo Village
Holds Own Against North
Tbi. i. one of a . erie. of article. profiling
Canada'. main ethnic cammunitie. and the ir
contribution. to Canadia n life.
By LE ON KOSSAR
ST. JO HN'S, NOd.-Meet younq Fred LyQIl,
Seal·hunter, Arctic chcrr &.henn Qn, weIJQre
worker , and quiet , .a be rminded lriudenl 01
Equally al home in Enqlah-or EKimo .
Thil monlh Fred ', home lawn becQme Le bec
dar '. most northerly outpost 01 c:iYilization.
Home to Fred i. the ulimo Yil!aQe of Nain ,
lOme two-third . of the way up Ihe Labrador
coostline. It won the Most Northerly title Irom
Hebron, 0 community 100 mil.. to the north , jUlt
beyond Lcbrcdcr 's tree line . But il wa ln 't a ny
IOrt of conte,t.
For Hebron had jull!died .
It became Qn ukimo qh c.t lown thi' mont h.
Ku . Veel B••at y Spot
Fred LYQll ', Nain -a rugged beauty lpot 01
qlQnt rocke ry, "ubby treel-ill d09Qedly holdino
ita own oqaiNt the north .
If Ihe Oreal are development. planned lor
UnOQ.,Q, pill over into Labrador, Freel', villa qe
01 400 can hope lor a boom.
If Ihey don 'l Na in, 100, ma y qo.
The lall 01 50 EKimo !Qmili.. in Hebron were
rnettled tm. monlh in NQin and communitie, 10
the lOulh : Ma kkovik, Hcped a l• . Two compl ele
..ttlemenl. ha ... now been trantplQnled by Ihe
Fred Lyall ezamin.. E. limo cribbage board
carve d from . eal tulie . Tiny figurine. repr e .
. e nt polar Mar, walru s, and man.
province 10 centralize medical , communiCQtion
" But ther. , reaUy 100 much lile in Nuin to
think 01 marino our community ," l a ya Ihe 22·
neeri nq at North Wnt Ri.,er' . VOCQtional Sch ool,
near Goo.e &y.
Summertime In terp r et...
yea r-old youth who qrew up with ulima youn9 ' Fred ill Q ,ummertime inte rpret er and aid e 01
lII:en, amonq ulima waya .
Nain Jar the Northern AHQir' Branch 01 Ihe
The Lyal1.l are one 01 10 white lamilie' in 100 provin ce . MOlit 01 the white ..ttlera here work in
cooll!a l hamlet.
adminillralion or filhinq under Ih. branch.
More youn9 men 01north and central Labrador Fred hopes 10 work in Labrador alter 9radua.
Qre .,en lurinq to lorqer centr.. loday in quelll:01 lion. John ny hopei 10 be a teacher like hi. lilll:e!
education. Fred ', in third year comme rce 01 St. Beatrice. " In Labrador, naturallyl"
John ', Memorial Uni verli ly. Here at biqh 'Chool
from 00 own villaqe i.I Johnny Ford, 19, whOM
"Lcbrcdcncne are dille rent from Newfound ·
Ionde ra," Iohnn y will 'ay proudly. He 'QW hi.
la mUy once li.,ed with Hebron', UldmOli. fir" reQl wban centre, SI. John'., for Ihe firlll:
O ne 01their cloee chum . , ukimo loch TuttQuk,
22, ca me do wn IQlI! yeo r to lII:udydi...l enqi -
time tm. Fa ll. "People in Lab rador Qre friendlier,
No, no' what you may think; This is "Zippie,"
treating a spot of impetigo
The school children come to clinic, and
leam how to care for themselves. Grade 3
very proud of the results of a
Zipo..-ohMoougok hal helped to core for
baby Ikkusek. 6 week, premature but
here weigh,"g .4Y1lbs. and ready fOf'home
Amalia Igloliorte not on ly t.elp , to keep
the nursing ,tolion clean. but ebe lecrns
to care for really sick patients. and to
cap e with sucfl thing, 0' M". Ford ',
Klara Barber i, interested in matemity
nursing, but here she just keep, an eye
on Ma ud and Pauline. 0' they admi re
young Richard White, their new brother
Sid Dicken, the Janitor, amoog his ather jabs
cares for the trout nets, rowing over the bay
twice each day to see what we shall have
Matilda Tuglavina is ooly three years old,
so it is a comfort to be allowed to help with
the washing up, instead of staying in the
Mrs. Benigno Lid, a patient herself, helps
amuse Peter Okuaihiajuak, who hod pneumonia,
while Noroh and "lippie" get supper