Wikithon Roundtable

In this webinar panelists discuss their respective wikithons and share their experiences and advice for those wanting to host or participate in future wikithons. 

Presented in collaboration with the Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre

Posted July 12, 2017

About this webinar 

In this webinar Jade Pichette, Skylee-Storm Hogan, and Ezra Winton discuss their respective wikithons and share their experiences and advice for those wanting to host or participate in future wikithons. 

Note: Links for webpages mentioned in the webinar are available in the YouTube description. 

About these presenters

Jade Pichette serves as the Volunteer + Community Outreach Coordinator. They started at the CLGA as the Volunteer Coordinator. Jade is an anti-oppressive educator, who has worked as an advocate in LGBTQ2+ communities for over ten years. They have previously worked at Kind (formerly Pink Triangle Services) in Ottawa as the Education Programs Coordinator, and has worked with over 50 different organizations across Ontario to develop queer and trans inclusive policies. Jade is an avid lover of history and in particular has interest in trans and bi erasure in LGBTQ2+ communities, LGBTQ2+ Interfaith work, and continuing to challenge their own position of white-privilege.

Skylee-Storm Hogan is a biracial Haudenosaunee woman, originating from the Mohawks of Kahnawà:ke and Irish-Canadian immigrants to Newfoundland. For the past four years, she has been completing her undergraduate degree on the Robinson-Huron Treaty territory in Baawaating at Algoma University. Skylee-Storm has spent the past two years working in the Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre; a grassroots community archive, and historical education resource that works to bring the survivor narrative into the broader community. Skylee-Storm's work ranges from archival digitization and processing, to providing historical site tours and professional development education to government organizations.

Ezra Winton holds a PhD in Communication Studies from Carleton University and is currently a Visiting Scholar at Lakehead University. He researches, writes about and teaches film and media, with an emphasis on Indigenous and Canadian cinema, alternative and social movement media, curating, ethics and film festivals. He is the co-founder (with Svetla Turnin) of the largest campus and community based documentary screening network in the world, Cinema Politica. Ezra has fifteen years experience curating film, has published widely and in a former life was a journeyman carpenter who built television and movie sets. He is currently working on two books: a single-authored monograph on the Hot Docs film festival (Mcgill-Queen's University Press) and a co-edited collection (with Dana Claxton) on Indigenous representation in Canada's media arts called "Insiders/Outsiders" (Wilfrid Laurier University Press).

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