People from Labrador

Posted Oct 27, 2009
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  1. Todd Russell
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    Todd Russell

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    Todd Norman Russell (born December 22, 1966) is a Canadian politician and was the Liberal member of Parliament for the riding of Labrador, Newfoundland and Labrador from 2005 to 2011.


  2. Danny Dumaresque
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    Danny Dumaresque

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    Danny Wade Dumaresque (born November 6, 1959) is a Canadian politician. He represented the riding of Eagle River in the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly from 1989 to 1996 as a member of the Liberal Party.


  3. Varick Frissell
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    Varick Frissell

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    Lewis Varick Frissell (1903 – March 15, 1931) was an America documentary filmmaker. His last film, The Viking, set in Newfoundland, Canada, involved the largest loss of life of the film production crew in film history. This film was also "the first film to record sound and dialogue on location".


  4. Mikak
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    Mikak

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    Mikak (c.1740 – October 1, 1795) born Labrador, Canada and died at Nain, Newfoundland and Labrador. Mikak, daughter of Inuk chief Nerkingoak, was very influential in creating friendly relationship with traders from Europe and native Labradoreans. She became the first Labrador Inuit to earn a place in recorded history.


  5. John Shiwak
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    John Shiwak

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    John Shiwak (1889 – November 20, 1917) born Rigolet, Labrador, and died at Masnieres, France, when a German shell exploded killing him and six of his fellow soldiers during the First World War. He was a member of the Newfoundland Regiment and noted as one of the best snipers in the British forces during the war.


  6. Yvonne Jones
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    Yvonne Jones

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    Yvonne Jean Jones (born March 15, 1968) is a Canadian politician in Newfoundland and Labrador, who was elected to the House of Commons of Canada in a by-election on May 13, 2013. She represents the district of Labrador as a member of the Liberal Party caucus.


  7. Abraham Ulrikab
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    Abraham Ulrikab

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    Abraham Ulrikab (January 29, 1845 - January 13, 1881) was an Inuk from Hebron, Labrador, in the present day province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, who – along with his family and four other Inuit – agreed to become the latest attraction in the ethnographical shows organized by Carl Hagenbeck, owner of the Tierpark Hagenbeck, a zoo in Hamburg, Germany.


  8. Michael S. Martin
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    Michael S. Martin

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    Michael Solomon Martin (born 1938) was a Canadian politician. He represented the electoral district of Labrador South in the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly from 1972 to 1975. He was a member of the New Labrador Party. He was born at Cartwright. Martin served in the Canadian Armed Forces where he served four missions as a United Nations peacekeeper. Martin is known for designing the unofficial Flag of Labrador in 1974. He also designed the Labrador Tartan.


  9. Ian Strachan (politician)
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    Ian Strachan (politician)

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    Ian Strachan (born November 1, 1940) was a Canadian politician. He represented the electoral district of Eagle River in the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly from 1975 to 1979. He was a member of the Liberal Party. He was born at Aberdeen, Scotland.


  10. Peter Penashue
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    Peter Penashue

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    Peter Penashue, PC (/pɛˈnæʃw/; born April 9, 1964) is a Canadian politician from Newfoundland and Labrador. He was elected as the Conservative Party of Canada Member of Parliament for the riding of Labrador in the 2011 federal election. Penashue was the first Innu from Labrador to be elected to the House of Commons of Canada, the first Innu cabinet minister in Canadian history, and the first Conservative to be elected from the riding of Labrador since 1968.


  11. Wally Andersen
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    Wally Andersen

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    Wally Andersen (born July 31, 1951) is a former Liberal Member of the House of Assembly in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. He was first elected in 1996 in the riding Torngat Mountains and was re-elected twice.


  12. Acoutsina
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    Acoutsina

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    Acoutsina (c. 1697 – ?), daughter of chief Ouibignaro, was an Inuk from Labrador, in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, who taught François Martel de Brouague the language of her people. The word Acoutsina is believed to be a French derivation of an Inuit term, akutsiarq, meaning the beautiful apron.


  13. John Osborn Williams
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    John Osborn Williams (28 March 1886 – 6 July 1963) was the owner of the logging and pit prop exporting business known as The Labrador Development Company limited based in Port Hope Simpson, Newfoundland and Labrador from 1934–1948.




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