Posts Tagged: Local heritage

Edmonton Living Rooms: The Gatherings

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Throughout 2017, the Edmonton Heritage Council and Multicultural Health Brokers Co-Op is embarking on a project to explore Edmonton’s diversity through universal themes of humanity. Edmonton Living Rooms brings together natural leaders and animators from seven communities to share their stories. Project lead Azkaa Rahman reflects on her experiences after a month of gatherings. Seven vibrant communities, five… Read more »

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Reconciling Our Built Form

The Red Hill Valley Parkway in Hamilton, Ontario built overtop of 22 known historic use sites.

As someone who is still fairly new to the formal heritage sector, I am constantly learning more about the heritage community and its operating norms. And as an Indigenous person, I continually struggle with the emphasis placed on built heritage as our primary link to the past and where we come from as a community. I recently… Read more »

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The What and the How: Why I Created a Research Methods Podcast

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Let me tell you a secret. I’m Edmonton’s Historian Laureate, but I’m not an expert about all things “local history.” What I am is curious and not afraid to ask questions. With my new podcast Let’s Find Out, I’m trying to turn that into a public good. If you follow this blog, you already know… Read more »

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