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Glimpsing the past: Saskatchewan Indigenous photo repatriation

Event #1250
Glimpsing the past: Saskatchewan Indigenous photo repatriation
When: 

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

13:30 - 16:30
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Where: 

First Nations - FN Atrium

Series: 
Community Connections
Reconciliation
Who can attend: 
General public
Language: 
English
This open event is hosted by: 
University of Regina

This event highlights photo repatriation projects being undertaken by First Nations University of Canada, the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan History and Folklore Society. The projects aim to reconnect Indigenous peoples of Saskatchewan with photos taken in their communities between the 1870s and 1970s. Speakers will describe these collections (including studio portraits, pow wows, rodeos, parades and snapshots of everyday life), share lessons learned on the importance of community-based archival work and provide information on how to access collections. We will also hear from First Nations community elders and FNUniv students who have engaged with these collections.

Speakers: Andrew Miller, Indigenous Studies Professor, First Nations University of Canada. Paula Daigle, Librarian, First Nations University of Canada. Paul Seesequasis, writer and activist. Kristen Enns-Kavanagh, Executive Director, Saskatchewan History and Folklore Society. Danielle Bird, MA Candidate in Indigenous Studies, University of Saskatchewan