The sky was clear on the evening we boarded the ferry at Goose Bay. It would be a four-day journey by sea to Davis Inlet, with stops at coastal villages along the way. Northern Labrador is accessible only by ferry from June to October, and by ski plane and skidoo in winter. It is entirely roadless….
Published in Solstice, Winter 2020
And you will never read a more compelling documentary essay than “So Darkly Bright,” in which the author looks with deep empathy and historical understanding at the Indigenous People of Labrador, and at an ecosystem all but destroyed by colonialism and greed. –Richard Hoffman