Strathcona Centre Speaker Series

Invited speakers present their research and knowledge to our members the third Thursday of every month. The presentations take place in the archaeology lab (Room 7-333) of the Grant MacEwan downtown campus at 7:00 pm.

September 15: Laura Golebiowski (Alberta Culture and Tourism). Reconciling Heritage: Learning and Unlearning Approaches to Cultural Resource.

October 20: Elder Jerry Saddleback (Samson Cree Nation; Maskwacis Cultural College). Maskwacis Experience of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

November 17: Kisha Supernant (University of Alberta). Archaeology and the TRC: The Relationship between community-based indigenous archaeology,
Cultural Heritage, and Reconciliation.

December 15: Darryel Sowan (Swan River First Nation). Excavations and Pikopayiw Mohkoman (Broken Knife) Site; Archaeology By and For Swan River First

January 19:  Caroline Hudecek-Cuffe and Aaron Wilson (Alberta Culture and Tourism), Ron Lameman (Confederacy of Treaty 6 First Nations), Pam Mayne-Correia (University of Alberta).  Historic Burial Near Viking Alberta: A Story of Excavation, Ceremony and Community.

February 16:  Bruce Cutknife (Samson Cree Nation).  Residential School History.  

March 16:  Madeline Coleman (Tree Time Services), Amandah van Merlin (Royal Alberta Museum), and Alexandra Burchill - SAS 2016 Summer Review.

April 20:  Haeden Stewart (University of Chicago). The 2016 Mill Creek Excavations: Early 20th Century Archaeology in Edmonton.