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Jonathan Lainey presents at the 9th Canada’s History Forum.
Hosted by Canada’s History Society
In this presentation, Jonathan Lainey reflects on his twenty years of work in the field of history and Indigenous heritage.
Jonathan Lainey is a proud member of the Huron-Wendat Nation of Wendake and Curator, First Peoples, at the Canadian Museum of History. His research interests focus on the social, political and cultural history of Indigenous peoples of Quebec and Canada, as well as on material culture and its interpretation. Jonathan is recognized for his knowledge of the heritage and material culture of Indigenous peoples, most notably the wampum and the Huron-Wendat. He has written some forty publications and scientific papers, and is the author of the authoritative book “La « monnaie des Sauvages » : Les colliers de wampum d’hier à aujourd’hui” (Septentrion, 2004). Jonathan Lainey studied Anthropology and Native Studies, and holds a Master’s Degree in History from Université Laval.
Engaging Authentic Indigenous Histories.
In this presentation, Heather Jefkins shares how her class embarked on a fibre arts adventure to learn about the importance of traditional crafts in both the past and the present.
Telling the story of Canadian Women from Exceptional to Everyday Life
In this presentation, Dr. Maureen Lux shares a few stories that she found in the archival and oral history research for her book Separate Beds: A History of Indian Hospitals in Canada.
In this presentation, Jonathan Vance speaks about the ways Canadians have memorialized the Great War over the past 100 years and provides suggestions for how to commemorate the war moving forward.