Tribal Trails, Tribal Trails. That is how our “people” ended up in North West River at the head of the Bay at the western end of Lake Melville. Following the tree coved points along the land-wash, following the shapes of hills in the distance and then using canoes on the rivers to go inland further. There are still well-worn footpaths our people used many decades ago, along the shoreline. See, centuries ago most of our people lived out on the coast of Labrador, inland from the Atlantic Ocean. Which is understandable, as our English ancestors sailed from the old country and into a new country. The first contact with land would have been coastal Labrador, right? They all began seeking new sources of wild meat, fur to trap, wood and water and slowly began moving inland into the Bay. Our Labrador anthem says, “we seek no cities streets or lanes”. We are very happy to still walk on those paths of our grandfathers and grandmothers. Not a damn thing wrong with et!