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By Helen Halbert on October 22, 2013
“Hockey’s grace and poetry make men beautiful.” – Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese I have read exactly two books about hockey. The first, the Hockey Sweater by Roch Carrier, is now a celebrated story, so quintessentially CanCon that it counts among its adaptations both a National Film Board animated short and the five-dollar bill. There are those who […]
Indigenous librarianship and approaches to knowledge organization needed for National Research Centre
By Helen Halbert on October 15, 2013
This post is a follow-up to last week’s report on the TRC B.C. National event panel “Institutions of Memory” and discussion of the role of academic institutions in the process of reconciliation. While Mike DeGagné, President and Vice-Chancellor of Nipissing University and former executive director of the Aboriginal Healing Foundation, acknowledged the university as an “academy of […]
By Helen Halbert on October 7, 2013
The TRC B.C. National Event academic panel, “Institutions of Memory,” held on Saturday September 21st at the PNE Forum was a discussion of future directions and planning for the National Research Centre.