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Hudson's Bay Company Museum Collection
About this webinar
In this webinar, Amelia Fay discusses objects and the stories they present through the Hudson’s Bay Company Collection at the Manitoba Museum.
About this presenter
Amelia Fay joined The Manitoba Museum in September 2013. She received her BA in Anthropology from the University of Manitoba (2004), an MA in Archaeology (2008) from Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN), and her Doctoral degree from MUN (2016).
Amelia’s job as Curator of the Hudson’s Bay Company Museum Collection involves building the collection, responding to public inquiries, preparing exhibits, and conducting her own research. Her research interests centre on the interactions between Europeans (including HBC employees) and Indigenous peoples as they negotiated space, material culture, and their daily activities. Amelia’s goal is to showcase this amazing collection, and highlight the important role that Indigenous people played in the establishment of the Hudson’s Bay Company.