Inuvialuit Living History

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    New book chapter in “Changing Perceptions of Nature”

    Kate Hennessy and Natasha Lyons have written a book chapter titled “Representing Natural Heritage in Digital Space: from the National Museum of Natural History to Inuvialuit Living History” in the newly published volume “Changing Perceptions of Nature (Ian Convery and Peter Davis, eds. Boydell Press, 2016). The chapter explores the ways in which artificial divisions […]

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    IPinCH Podcast, Episode 2: A Case of Access

    Last month members of the Inuvialuit Living History Project team called in from Inuvik, Vancouver Island, and the Interior of BC to talk about our collaborative development of the Inuvialuit Living History website and our trip to the Smithsonian in Washington D.C. This was a fun and productive opportunity for our team to have a […]

  • Irine Prastio named a 2013 IPinCH Graduate Fellow

    Congratulations to Irine Prastio, an MA candidate in the Making Culture Lab. She has been named a 2013 Graduate Fellow for the IPinCH (Intellectual Property Issues in Cultural Heritage) Project. IPinCH is described (on their website) as “an international collaboration of archaeologists, Indigenous organizations, lawyers, anthropologists, ethicists, policy makers, and others working to explore and […]

  • Inuvialuit Living History in the SAA Record

    Our article about collaborative work on the Inuvialuit Living History Project was recently published in a special issue of the Society for American Archaeology’s SAA Archaeological Record. The issue features case studies of international collaborations with Aboriginal communities, and we were honored to be a part of this effort. There was a very strong set […]

  • The Inuvialuit Living History Project

    Our Inuvialuit Living History Project team is happy to announce the official launch of our virtual exhibit Inuvialuit Pitqusiit Inuuniarutait: Inuvialuit Living History – www.inuvialuitlivinghistory.ca. We see this launch as only the beginning, as the intent of the project is to build an archive of knowledge of the collection and to show how these objects […]

  • Museums and the Web 2012 Paper Published Online

    A paper titled “Virtual Repatriation and the Application Programming Interface: From the Smithsonian Institution’s MacFarlane Collection to “Inuvialuit Living History” that I co-authored with Ryan Wallace and Nicholas Jakobsen, Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia, and Charles Arnold, from the University of Calgary, Canada, has just been published on the Museums and […]

  • After the Return: Digital Repatriation and the Circulation of Indigenous Knowledge

    Next week I will travel with my Inuvialuit Living History Project colleague and collaborator Mervin Joe to Washington D.C. to participate in an exciting workshop called “After the Return: Digital Repatriation and the Circulation of Indigenous Knowledge”. Organized by Kim Christen (Washington State U), Josh Bell (Smithsonian Institution), and Mark Turin (Cambridge and Yale), the […]

  • Digital Anthropology, Montréal 2011

    In November I presented a paper at the Meetings of the American Anthropological Association in Montréal, QC. Our session was entitled “Digital Anthropology: Projects and Projections”, and was organized by Mike Fortun and Kim Fortun of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. This was an exciting session to be a part of, and included: Jason Jackson (Indiana), […]

  • Fieldwork in Inuvik, June 2011

    In June 2011 I traveled north to Inuvik, where I spent a week working with my colleagues Mervin Joe (Parks Canada) and Catherine Cockney (Manager, Inuvialuit Cultural Resource Centre) to conduct consultations with local partners, community members, elders, and school children and teachers about the prototype of our work in progress, the Inuvialuit Living History […]