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THEN/HiER blog: Interview with Terry Point

Last month, Musqueam curator Terry Point gave an address to the THEN/HiER conference at the Museum of Anthropology in Vancouver, focusing on how collaborative museum work can be improved when we remember our teachings. In Hun’qumi’num, the language spoken by

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THEN/HiER blog: Interview with Terry Point

Last month, Musqueam curator Terry Point gave an address to the THEN/HiER conference at the Museum of Anthropology in Vancouver, focusing on how collaborative museum work can be improved when we remember our teachings. In Hun’qumi’num, the language spoken by

Teacup carved by Ekidlua Teevee; photo by LIsa Truong

Indigenous Teacups, Inbetween

Lisa Truong and I have been working on a research project on some intriguing and enigmatic objects: teacups woven or carved by Indigenous artists during the mid-twentieth century. We’ve presented this research at various stages at three different conferences: a

Teacup carved by Ekidlua Teevee; photo by LIsa Truong

Indigenous Teacups, Inbetween

Lisa Truong and I have been working on a research project on some intriguing and enigmatic objects: teacups woven or carved by Indigenous artists during the mid-twentieth century. We’ve presented this research at various stages at three different conferences: a

THEN/HiER blog: Voting, History Education, and Social Justice

Earlier this week, I went in to the Tzeachten Community Center to cast my ballot in the advance polls for the BC election. The irony of voting at a First Nations administrative office for an election in a province that

THEN/HiER blog: Voting, History Education, and Social Justice

Earlier this week, I went in to the Tzeachten Community Center to cast my ballot in the advance polls for the BC election. The irony of voting at a First Nations administrative office for an election in a province that

THEN/HiER blog: Tl’o Tem Wiyothtset

This week for THEN/HiER I wrote a piece about a really exciting project that Laura Wee Lay Laq began a few years ago. Wee Lay Laq reconfigured the conventional advertising billboard into a way to display information on the history,

THEN/HiER blog: Tl’o Tem Wiyothtset

This week for THEN/HiER I wrote a piece about a really exciting project that Laura Wee Lay Laq began a few years ago. Wee Lay Laq reconfigured the conventional advertising billboard into a way to display information on the history,

book review: museum pieces

Ruth Phillips’ 2011 book Museum Pieces: Towards the Indigenization of Canadian Museums presents the argument that during the latter half of the twentieth century, museum work practices have become indigenized; that is to say, that moments of rupture and of

book review: museum pieces

Ruth Phillips’ 2011 book Museum Pieces: Towards the Indigenization of Canadian Museums presents the argument that during the latter half of the twentieth century, museum work practices have become indigenized; that is to say, that moments of rupture and of

qualicum history

Earlier in February, I attended the Qualicum History Conference with no plans of presenting, which meant I got to devote all of my energy towards hearing some really exciting papers from up-and-coming historians. Plus, along with three other budding historians,

qualicum history

Earlier in February, I attended the Qualicum History Conference with no plans of presenting, which meant I got to devote all of my energy towards hearing some really exciting papers from up-and-coming historians. Plus, along with three other budding historians,

THEN/HiER blog #4

My most recent post for THEN/HiER is on Idle No More. I gather together some fantastic things other people have written about the movement, and attempt to incite you to read them all. (Self-)education for decolonization! Image by Aaron Paquette

THEN/HiER blog #4

My most recent post for THEN/HiER is on Idle No More. I gather together some fantastic things other people have written about the movement, and attempt to incite you to read them all. (Self-)education for decolonization! Image by Aaron Paquette