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Posted 02 January 2006, 6:19 pm NST
In August 1997 the President of Survival International (www.survival-international.org) visited Kamestastin and with his wife and children spent one week as a guest of Tshikapisk Foundation. Robin Hanbury- Tenison, Louella Hanbury-Tension, and their children Merlin and Peter were guests of a small three family Innu tent encampment at Kamestastin. The London U.K. fishing tackle shop Farlows (www.farlows.co.uk) had kindly equipped Robin and his family with a complete set of fly-fishing gear. Thus kitted out they enjoyed several unforgettable encounters with the rare land locked arctic char.
Posted 02 January 2006, 6:00 pm NST
In August 1997 Tshikapisk Foundation welcomed to Kamestastin the well known TV personality John Wilson, whose syndicated fishing program "Go Fishing" is seen in many different countries.
Posted 02 January 2006, 5:54 pm NST
In September 1999 Tshikapisk Foundation initiated its first archaeological investigations at Kamestastin. Under the direction of Dr Stephen Loring (of the Arctic Studies Center at the Smithsonian Institution) a systematic surveyof the islands and shore lines of Kamestastin was undertaken by a 7 person Tshikapisk crew. The Tshikapisk crew quickly identified abundant evidence of pre-contact Innu occupations. Amongst the first discoveries was what is arguably the oldest archaeological assemblage in northern Labrador dated to between 7,200 and 7,500 before the present.
Posted 02 January 2006, 4:46 pm NST
In the summer of 2002 Tshikapisk Foundation was sponsored by Environment Canada's EcoAction program to undertake a survey of abandoned oil drums and identify residual contents and to the extent possible, remove them.

The activity concentrated on Kamestastin and on the five large interlinked lakes to the south, Kanahaskuanikanist, Uspuakanish, Kakutuaheuinantsh, Ataka and Ustukanish.
Posted 11 December 2005, 8:48 pm NST
On Sept 14th 2005 Innu Mikun pilots Noel Bennett and Dwayne Blake made the first landing at the new airstrip at Kamestastin. The previously used strip on the south side of Kamestastin lacked the necessary firmness for heavily laden twin otter aircraft and had become rutted. It was finally declared unsuitable for wheeled landings. Tshikapisk was fortunate in locating an esker much closer to the camp which although shorter than the former strip was made of gravel and allowed landings by twin otters without the shortcomings of its predecessor.
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