Posts By: Dan Rose

From the Historian Laureate – Archived Land : Terrain Archivé

  For one of my projects as Edmonton’s Historian Laureate, I am privileged to be taking part in the last exhibit at Jackson Power Gallery before they close their doors: Archived Land : Terrain Archivé. Land holds memory: layered, fragmented, buried, or strongly etched.  It represents identity and connection to our own history and to those… Read more »

Meet the latest HCIP recipients!

The Heritage Community Investment Program (HCIP) invests funds—provided by the City of Edmonton—into the stabilization, increased professionalism and innovation of heritage in Edmonton, for Edmontonians. The HCIP program offers four unique grant streams: Operational, Project, Project Accelerator, and Travel Grants to individuals and heritage organizations working to connect citizens to the stories of our city. The Project Accelerator Grant… Read more »

CALL FOR JURORS – Heritage Community Investment Program

The Edmonton Heritage Council (EHC) is seeking Expressions of Interest for Jurors for our upcoming grants season. Individuals with personal and/or professional connections to community or cultural organizations engaged in heritage research or programming are encouraged to apply. Selected jurors will serve as peer evaluators for grant applications submitted to the Edmonton Heritage Council’s Heritage… Read more »

National Indigenous Peoples Day 2018

Today is National Indigenous Peoples Day!  Today we recognize the fundamental importance, contributions, and resilience of Indigenous peoples in the cultural fabric of Canada. It’s also an opportunity to look forward to the work that needs to be done to address the difficult legacy of our shared past. National Aboriginal Day was proclaimed in 1996… Read more »

A Guest Post from Edmonton’s Historian Laureate: “Virginia Woolf and Original Order: Do Not Be Afraid”

In honour of International Archives Day on June 9th, I am writing my first in a series of what will hopefully be helpful advice about your family archives. I am going to be throwing some archival terms around. Do not be afraid (of Virginia Woolf). She will be helping me. This is a cautionary tale… Read more »

Meet Your 2018 HCIP Recipients

The Heritage Community Investment Program invests funds—provided by the City of Edmonton—into the stabilization, increased professionalism and innovation of heritage in Edmonton, for Edmontonians. The HCIP program offers four unique grant streams: Operational, Project, Project Accelerator, and Travel Grants to individuals and heritage organizations working to connect citizens to the stories of our city.  For more information on the… Read more »

2019 EHC Annual General Meeting

  You’re invited to join us in celebrating another year of Edmonton heritage.  Our AGM is extra special this year. It’s our 10th Anniversary!   Date:  Wednesday, May 29, 2019 Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Location: Edmonton City Hall (1 Sir Winston Churchill Square) We’re more excited than ever to have you join us as we celebrate… Read more »

Five Stories About Women You Should Probably Know

Initiated by suffragettes and labour activists in Europe, the first International Women’s Day was organized in March 1911. While respect for the equal rights and place of women in society has come a long way since 1911, there is still plenty of work to do on gender equality. Edmonton has long history when it comes… Read more »

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