Amber Paquette Named Edmonton’s New Historian Laureate

The Edmonton Historical Board, Edmonton Heritage Council and the City of Edmonton are excited to welcome Amber Paquette as the city’s newest Historian Laureate. Paquette becomes Edmonton’s sixth Historian Laureate since the position was established in 2010. She assumes the role from outgoing Historian Laureate Marlena Wyman. Paquette is a Métis multi-disciplinary artist and filmmaker, born and raised in Edmonton. She has worked as a historian, storyteller and an Indigenous Peoples Interpreter with Fort Edmonton Park. Read more.