Project Participants

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

Brittany Wheeler

Brittany Lauren Wheeler is a repatriation specialist at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. She holds M.A.degrees in forced migration studies, from the  University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, and in international museum studies, from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

Rene Tenasco

Rene Tenasco is a member of Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg, employed as the aboriginal liaison officer for the National Capital Commission, in Ottawa, Ontario. At age 60, Rene’s priority is to generate and promote cultural initiatives in regard to Algonquin Anishinabeg nation building. His strenghts are in writing, being in nature, and his family life. He Lire plus / Read more

Sylvia Morin

Sylvia Morin is an Anishinabeg from Kitigan Zibi. She is coordinator of the cultural centre at the Kitigan Zibi Cultural Education Centre.  Her interests include her culture, its language and history, archaeology, sewing, and cooking. She became interested in archaeology as a child, on a school trip to a park for an archaeological dig.  She Lire plus / Read more

Helen Robbins

Dr. Robbins is the Repatriation Director at the Field Museum where she coordinates domestic and international repatriation activities. As part of her work, she evaluates and conducts empirical research on repatriation claims and is actively involved in consultation with, and outreach to, Native American groups. She collaborates on exhibitions and manages an internship program. She Lire plus / Read more

Lorraine Moar

Lorraine Moar is the principal of Kassinu Mamu Secondary School, in Mashteuiatsh. Her collaboration on the project includes, notably, the organization of the Kassinu Mamu students’ trip to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, in the summer of 2013.

Sandra Decontie

Sandra Diabo-Decontie is a Mohawk from Kahnawake. She married an Algonquin and has made Kitigan Zibi her home for over 35 years. In 2003-2004,  she worked as a writer and researcher, as well as in administrative support, on the Kitigan Zibi History Book project. This book was produced in 14 months. The research for this Lire plus / Read more