Activities

Study trip to Chicago, from October 19 to 23, 2015

A study trip to Chicago’s Field Museum has taken place in the fall of 2015, for certain members of the project’s team from the Mashteuiatsh community and the Université de Montréal. The delegation visited the museum to explore the possibility of co-curating the renewal of the Montagnais-Naskapi part of the Eastern Woodland Indians exhibition. While Lire plus / Read more

The Dispersed Kanak Heritage Inventory

The Dispersed Kanak Heritage Inventory (IPKD) looks for Kanak objects by way of French and European museums in order to locate them, determine their condition and conservation status and take a look at the museum discourse being made around them. Helped by assistants, Emmanuel Kasarhérou (1) and Roger Boulay (2) take inventory, document, handle, photograph, Lire plus / Read more

Community portraits project

Community portraits is a video project, depicting the communities of Mashteuiatsh and Kitigan Zibi through portraits of people and places. These portraits highlight the human aspect of the communities while testifying to their diversity and realities, beyond numbers and quantitative data. The project started in the community of Mashteuiatsh. Bibiane Courtois, Repatriation Coordinator, Tommy Paré, Lire plus / Read more

5th Annual Meeting at the University of Montreal’s Laurentien biology field-station, from May 4th to 7th, 2015

The fifth annual meeting for the CURA project Tshiue-natuapahtetau / Kigibiwewidon will take place at the University of Montreal’s Laurentien biology field-station, from May 4th to 7th, 2015. The project’s researchers, community partners, participants, and research assistants will gather to reflect on what was accomplished in the past year and to talk about ongoing and Lire plus / Read more

The elders of the Tshishelnuatsh Council visit museums

The members of the Elders advisory committee of Mashteuiatsh appreciated the direct contact with objects from their heritage, when they visited the Native Museum of Mashteuiatsh and the Pulperie de Chicoutimi / Regional Museum. These meetings took place on November 11 and 27, 2014 and allowed the participants to reconnect with objects from their childhood. Lire plus / Read more

Conference on Aboriginal Heritage

A conference on aboriginal heritage will be co-organized by the Nika-Nishk Project and Ok8api, the aboriginal circle of Université de Montréal. The event will take place in the Carrefour des arts et des sciences, room C-3061, Pavillon Lionel-Groulx, Université de Montréal. Please note that the conference will be in French. More details on the conference Lire plus / Read more

3rd annual meeting, Kitigan Zibi, September 30th to October 2nd, 2013

From September 30th to October 2nd, 2013, researchers, partners, participants, and research assistants for the CURA project Tshiue-natuapahtetau / Kigibiwewidon gathered in the Kitigan Zibi Cultural Education Centre for the project’s third annual meeting. Each day began and ended with a prayer by Elders Josie Whiteduck and Peter Decontie. On the first morning, Elder Decontie Lire plus / Read more

Filming the “Young transmitters” program at Pointe-Racine, May 2014

From May 5th to 7th, 2014, a film crew composed of co-researcher Élène Tremblay and research assistant Maxime Pelletier went to Pointe-Racine to film the goose hunt as part of the “Young transmitters” program. They were accompanied by research assistant Carole Delamour and repatriation coordinator Bibiane Courtois. The “Young transmitters” program was started by the Lire plus / Read more