Performing Archive: Edward S. Curtis + "the vanishing race" is the result of a three-month pilot project undertaken by the Claremont Center for Digital Humanities. The project is focused on the well known and controversial collection of photographs of Indigenous communities and people that were created by Edward S. Curtis in the early 20th Century. … Continue reading Performing Archive: Digitizing and Contextualizing Edward S. Curtis Photographs
In December 2016 I listened to "Missing and Murdered: Who Killed Alberta Williams?" a CBC podcast by Connie Walker. The podcast focuses on the 1989 death of Alberta Williams on the Highway of Tears near Prince Rupert, British Columbia. The podcast also discusses Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two-Spirits (MMIWG2) in Canada and … Continue reading Listening: Who Killed Alberta Williams?
As was recently announced over Arcan-L I'm been appointed as one of the members of the Steering Committee on Canada's Archives (SCCA) - Response to the Report on the Truth and Reconciliation Task Force. I feel honoured to be part of this initiative to address the TRC's Calls to Action relating to archives and look … Continue reading Response to the Report on the Truth and Reconciliation Task Force
My latest post "Ten Books to Contextualize Reconciliation in Archives, Museums, and Public History" can be seen over at Active History. The post looks at ten books and articles as a starting point for learning about reconciliation, residential schools and indigenous rights in the context of heritage organizations.