Saturday, October 22, 2016

Moravian Mission and ancient funerary monument in Labrador

The Moravian Mission at Hopedale dates back to 1782. But Labrador had a much earlier spiritual tradition. Below is a 7500-year-old burial of a child at L'Anse Amour. Covered with red ochre, the remains were wrapped lovingly in skins and supplied with tools.

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