Baptism, Children and Festivals in Nain - Nunatsiavut, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada 1965-66
Series Title: Photo Albums
By Llewelyn Pritchard
Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard
An evocative photo album of valuable, historical photographs about a baptism, children and festivals in Nain - Nunatsiavut, Newfoundland and Labrador Canada. Cover photograph: Jo and Sam Dicker (photographs courtesy John Penny.) Taken by John Penny an 18 year old Voluntary Service Overseas teacher from the UK who lived and worked in the local community school from 1965-66.
The photographs make an important contribution to the cultural – educational history of the period and depict the rich tapestry of life in and around Nain- Nunatsiavut at the time.
Each photo album focusses on different aspects of the community’s way of life.
This book is dedicated to obtaining justice for Erica D’Anitoff Williams, three and a half years and her young father Arthur Eric Williams, 27 years who died in their Labrador Development Company home, Port Hope Simpson, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada in acrimonious, suspicious circumstances in the early hours of 3 February 1940. The R.C.M.P (Royal Canadian Mounted Police) Serious Crimes Unit, Gander, Newfoundland in 2002, opened up their own investigation about the deaths. If you know anything at all about what happened please do not hesitate in contacting your local RCMP detachment or the police force of jurisdiction in your area. If you live outside Canada, please contact your local police service and ask them to make a request for assistance from the appropriate Canadian law enforcement agency.