Project Participants

Jimmy Siméon

Jimmy is ilnu and he grew up in Mashteuiatsh that he then left to cumulate multiple experiences while keeping a close contact with his family, community and territory. For three years, he has been involved with the Sacred Park of Mashteuiatsh, a non-profit organisation devoted to the preservation and the transmission of Piekuakamiulnuatsh knowledge regarding Lire plus / Read more

Julie Graff

Julie studied at Concordia University and at the École du Louvre, and she received a Bachelor of Art History and a Master of Museology. She is now completing a PhD in Art History at l’Université de Montréal and in Cultural Anthropology at the École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS). Her research focuses on Lire plus / Read more

Aanjeni Twenish

Aanjeni is a young Algonquin filmmaker from the community of Kitigan Zibi. In the summer of 2015, she joined the TSHIUE-NATUAPAHTETAU-KIGIBIWEWIDON project as a research assistant. As part of the team, she works in collaboration with Melissa Morris and Véronique La Perrière M. on Community portraits, a video project produced at Kitigan Zibi and Mashteuiatsh, Lire plus / Read more

Clémentine Poiret

In 2009, Clémentine Poiret began her studies in art history at the Université de Montréal. Her master’s thesis was written under Élise Dubuc’s supervision. Her main research interests are the exhibition and interpretation of extra-European objects in Western institutional settings. Having recently settled in New Caledonia, she hopes to appease her curiosity and develop her Lire plus / Read more

Alexandra Martin

 Alexandra holds a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and a Master’s degree in Museology from the Université de Montréal. Interested in community museums and “first voice” museums, she undertook an internship at the Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco during her Master’s degree. Under Élise Dubuc’s direction, she led a project on African American Lire plus / Read more

Marinés Mejia Nuñez

Marinés studied communication sciences in Mexico, her country of origin. She arrived in Montreal in 2005 in order to complete a Master’s degree in Museology at the Université de Montréal. During her graduate studies, she developed expertise in the field of community museums in Mexico. She has primarily accumulated professional experience in social communication, culture, Lire plus / Read more

Vincent Ranger

Holding a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the Université de Montréal, Vincent subsequently carried out undergraduate studies in Law at McGill University. After being admitted to the Bar, he worked as a researcher for the Quebec Court of Appeal. Under Benoît Moore’s supervision, he is currently completing a Master’s degree in the Faculty of Lire plus / Read more

Jean-Denis Gill

Jean-Denis Gill was General Director of the Musée amérindien de Mashteuiatsh (Mashteuiatsh Aboriginal Museum) from February 2102 to January 2014 and Assistant Director of the Société d’histoire et d’archéologie de Mashteuiatsh (Mashteuiatsh Historical and Archeological Society) until June 2014. After obtaining his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at the Université Laval, he was Project agent Lire plus / Read more

Filipa Esteves

Filipa is a Master’s student in Art History at the Université de Montréal. In the past, she worked as a forestry technician in far off regions, for the Ministry of Natural Resources, an experience that has made her very sensitive to the question of territory. Filipa also has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Concordia Lire plus / Read more

Annie Lussier

Annie studied at McGill University, where she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology with a minor in Art History. She is currently completing a Master’s degree in Museology at the Université de Montréal. Since the very beginning of her studies, she has been interested in relationships between museums and First Nations people, access to collections, Lire plus / Read more