The Michel Band: Our Voice, Our Story

  • Saturday, September 23
  • 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
  • River Valley Room

Presenter(s): 

Joanne White, Curator, Musee Heritage Museum, Celina Loyer, Band Member
Jessie Loyer, Oral Histories Project Manager, Michel Band.

Moderator: 

Shari Strachan, Director, Musee Heritage Museum

Track: 

  • Community Engagement, Indigenous, Leadership/Careerpath
This session will share a unique project partnership that gave voice to a fascinating and relatively unknown Western Canadian Indigenous story while also providing valuable local research to the museum and the region. Delegates will learn the importance of First Nations reclaiming their voice in representation of their stories, the respectful gathering of information from community members, and how these stories can come together to illustrate a greater narrative.