Conference at LEO, March 12, 2015

Speakers: Élise Dubuc and Carole Delamour Title of the paper: “The Mashteuiatsh teuehikan at the crossroads. The multiple echoes of a drum.” The event is part of the LEO (Ethnomusicology and organology laboratory) conference cycle and will take place in Room A-873 of the Université de Montréal Music Faculty, next March 12, at noon. The Lire plus / Read more

Nika Nishk: website and development of logo, year 2013

When it came time to find a name for the CURA Tshiue-natuapahtetau / Kigibiwewidon project website, project members looked for a symbol to represent the initiative undertaken by the project. They thought of wild geese, called bustards, which are migratory by nature, always returning to their starting point. These geese represent the objects and their Lire plus / Read more

Audio archiving workshop in Mashteuiatsh in the spring of 2014

An audio archiving workshop took place in Mashteuiatsh during the month of May 2014. Research assistants Béatrice Lecomte andCorina Macdonald, from the CURA-Tshiue-natuapahtetau / Kigibiwewidon project, worked together with people from the Musée amérindien de Mashteuiatsh (Masteuiatsh Aborignal Museum) to improve certain aspects of the museum’s management of audio archives and databases. First, the database Lire plus / Read more

Preparatory meetings : Mashteuiatsh 2008-2010

Preparing a large collaborative research project requires time. Starting in the spring of 2008, we gathered a many interested parties at the Musée amérindien de Mashteuiatsh to talk about aboriginal communities taking back their cultural heritage and the return of important cultural objects to communities.

Conference of the ACFAS, may 2014

At the last conference of the Association francophone pour le savoir (ACFAS) in May 2014, Julian Whittam and Carole Delamour delivered a paper in French entitled « Museums and First Nations : between collaboration, transmission, and reappropriation. The Ilnu community of Mashteuiatsh and the National Museum of the American Indian ». The goal was to present the activities Lire plus / Read more

Week of Inventory and Training at Kitigan Zibi, April 2013

Inventory of the collection of the Cultural Education Centre at Kitigan Zibi, from April 29 to May 3, 2013. Some 1500 objects were inventoried with training adapted to the needs of members of the community. Inventory The purpose of an inventory is to identify, record, and organise elements constituting a community’s heritage. For a museum Lire plus / Read more