The International Council on Archives - Section on Archives and Human Rights invites you to its next First Tuesday Talk on December 6, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. (Central European Time).
Raymond Frogner, Head of Archives for the National Center for Truth and Reconciliation at the University of Manitoba
The Unmarked Burial Sites of Indian Residential Schools in Canada
This talk will present some of the archival research sources referenced during the investigation of unmarked burial sites located near residential schools in Canada. This research faces many challenges, including fragmented documentary sources, unclear jurisdictions, and the struggle of indigenous communities to obtain the truth.
Raymond Frogner is the Head of Archives for the National Center for Truth and Reconciliation at the University of Manitoba and a member of the National Advisory Committee on Residential Schools Missing Children and Unmarked Burials. He is also co-chair of the International Council on Archives' Expert Group on Indigenous Matters and lead author of the 2019 ICA Tandanya/Adelaide Declaration on Indigenous Self-Determination and Archives. He was previously Head of Private Archives at the University of Alberta where he taught on Indigenous archives, and Head of Private, primarily Indigenous, Archives at the Royal British Columbia Museum. In 2020 he was named a Fellow of the Association of Canadian Archivists.
When: December 6, 2022, 16:00 CET (9:00 am CDT)
Presentation will be delivered in French. Interpretation into other languages will not be provided.
Pre-register in the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcodOqprDMjHNDmE_4tupdcV_HFZ5LqcV0q. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
This conference will be recorded and published in the SAHR's playlist of ICA's YouTube channel.