Study Trips

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

Kitigan Zibi Youths and Elders visit the NMAI, August 2013

Young people from the Anishinabeg community at Kitigan Zibi visited the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) in Washington from August 10th to 15th, 2013 on a study tour to learn about objects collected by Frank G. Speck and his student Frederick Johnson in their community during the first half of the twentieth Lire plus / Read more

Research and acquaintance trip, June 2012

From June 4th to 8th, 2012, a delegation travelled to Washington and Philadelphia to study the work of Frank Speck and his relationships with Mashteuiatsh and Kitigan Zibi. The delegation visited the storage spaces of one of the project’s partner institutions, the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), where they were able to Lire plus / Read more

Visit to the Field Museum in Chicago, November 2013

From November 15 to 21, 2013, Élise Dubuc and Samantha Tenasco were in Chicago to attend the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association (AAA). During this time, they visited the Field Museum to meet with Helen Robins and Brittany Wheeler, and to look at the collections of objects from the communities of Mashteuiatsh and Lire plus / Read more