Remembering Carol Brice-Bennett

Sep 17th, 2018

Rochelle Baker

Remembering Carol Brice-Bennett

Carol Brice-Bennett (nee Engel) Published: August 29, 2018 Passed Away: August 26, 2018 1949 - 2018 Carol Brice-Bennett (nee Engel) had her final breath on August 26th, 2018 supported by family members in Montreal where she was born and retired to in 2015. After graduating in anthropology at McGill University and Memorial University of Newfoundland she contributed to early research on Inuit land claims establishing Nunavut, and directed research leading to the formation of Nunatsiavut. She also fostered the creation of the Labrador Straits Historical Development Corporation and the Battle Harbour Historic Trust. Best known for the study “Our Footprints are Everywhere: Inuit land use and occupancy in Labrador” (1977), Carol authored four additional books on Labrador Inuit history and culture, and completed the text on a reference book for use by secondary schools in the Labrador School Board. On her retirement, she donated her collection of research documents, books, photographs and artifacts to the Labrador Institute/Memorial University and created the Footprints Foundation for her estate to benefit Doctors without Borders. Donations in her memory can be made to the Cedars Cancer Foundation. Visitation with be at Alfred Dallaire Memoria, 3254 Belchasse, on Saturday, September 1st, 2018 14:00-17:00 and Sunday September 2, 2018 14:00-17:00. Panachyda will be at 17:00 on Sunday September 2nd, 2018.


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