In response to the realities Edmontonians are facing as the COVID-19 public health crisis continues to impact every aspect of our lives, the Edmonton Heritage Council has implemented some changes to the Heritage Community Investment Program (HCIP).
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In the lead-up to the symposium Reconciliation and Resurgence: Heritage Practice in Post-TRC Edmonton on March 3 and 4, Steering Committee member Kim Ghostkeeper has shared her perspectives on how the symposium can benefit attendees from within and outside of the heritage sector.
On November 19, 2009, the Edmonton Heritage Council held its founding meeting in the Empire Ballroom of the Hotel Macdonald. Ten years later, we find ourselves in a moment familiar to all in the heritage sector: the intersection of past and future.
David Ridley (he/him) is the Executive Director for the Edmonton Heritage Council and has been so since inauguration 10 years ago. He has over 25 years of experience in heritage and culture, in that time serving as Curatorial Researcher, Director of Research, and Curator and Program Manager. Being a part of the founding team of… Read more »
Beth Sanders (she/her) is the President, RPP (Registered Professional Planner with Alberta Professional Planners Institute) for POPULUS Community Planning Inc. She worked for the municipal government for 12 years before starting her own company and landing her “dream job.” To Beth, the heritage sector is the people and organizations who tell our stories. Her role… Read more »
Elliott Young (he/him) is an Indigenous Community Engagement Advisor with NorQuest College in Edmonton, Alberta. He has worked with many diverse groups of Indigenous communities throughout his career, within different sectors and fields such as government, not-for-profits, and post-secondary institutions. Within each role, Elliott applies the philosophy of “nothing about us, without us” to ensure… Read more »
June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day, a celebration of the heritage, diverse cultures, and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis! All over Canada special events and activities will take place including the Edmonton region. For more information on the various events taking place, click here. Edmonton & Area Events Host: Government… Read more »
With Halloween just around the corner, now’s a great time to immerse yourself in some of Edmonton’s chilling past. If you’re in the mood for a good scare, consider checking out some of these spooky Halloween-themed events and activities featuring Edmonton’s haunted history and heritage. Fort Edmonton Park Fort Edmonton Park is offering a night… Read more »
Archives Week is celebrated annually during the first week of October. The week includes public events at archives across the province and online exhibits. As a part of Archives Week 2018, we sat down with three local archivists to get their story, their thoughts on where the archival sector is headed, and why we should… Read more »
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 »