Letter to BuzzFeed about Edward Curtis and “A Disappearing Culture”

What follows is a letter I wrote to BuzzFeed staff regarding a post by Gabriel Sanchez about Edward S. Curtis' photographs. I was compelled to write directly to Ben Smith (Editor in Chief), Doree Shafrir (Executive Editor) and Sanchez himself (Photo Essay Editor) after having seen no action taken to adjust the racist and inaccurate … Continue reading Letter to BuzzFeed about Edward Curtis and “A Disappearing Culture”

CHA Journal Prize

At this year's annual meeting of the Canadian Historical Association, I was honoured to receive the Journal Prize for the best article in this years' issues of the Journal of the Canadian Historical Association/Revue de la Société historique du Canada. The article, "'What We’ve Said Can Be Proven In The Ground': Stó:lō Sovereignty And Historical … Continue reading CHA Journal Prize

A 1976 Comic on Stó:lō Land Claims

Last month, Stacy Nation-Knapper, a member of the editorial board for the Champlain Society's publication Findings/Trouvailles and a PhD candidate in History at York, asked if I would contribute something to Findings/Trouvailles. It is an exciting new online publication geared at exploring unexpected research finds. I've contributed the essay for March, a short discussion on … Continue reading A 1976 Comic on Stó:lō Land Claims