About the webinar
In this webinar, Tracy Calogheros and Alyssa Tobin will discuss the Hodul’eh-a: A Place of Learning Gallery and Memorandum of Understanding between the Lheidli T’enneh First Nation and the Exploration Place Museum and Science Centre. This collaborative project received the Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Community Programming in 2017.
About the presenters
Tracy Calogheros has served as the CEO for the Exploration Place, Museum + Science Centre in Prince George, British Columbia, for nearly twenty-four years. Presently, Calogheros serves as the Vice Chair of the Canadian Association of Science Centres. Ms. Calogheros’ work with the Lheidli T’enneh Nation has resulted in an expanded collection, a new permanent gallery, Hodul’eh-a: A Place of Learning, and an MOU between the Museum and the Nation to act as their repository while working together towards program development and repatriation of artifacts from around the globe.
Alyssa Tobin is the Curator at The Exploration Place in Prince George, British Columbia. A graduate of Simon Fraser University, her educational focus has been in Archaeology, Conservation, and First Nations Studies. She has spent several years both in the field, working as an archaeologist and in the Curatorial Department at The Exploration Place. She is passionate about the human history of the Northern Region of B.C., loves the outdoors and is always eager to deepen her understanding of the history of the place she calls home.