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The Barbara Robertson Gitxsan Donation

Here is a photo of over 1920 spoons from “The Barbara Robertson Gitxsan Donation.” The spoons had been stored for many decades in 2 trunks, along with 20 regalia items.  The...

Claiming Space: Voices of Urban Aboriginal Youth

Claiming Space: Voices of Urban Aboriginal Youth looks at the diverse ways urban Aboriginal youth are asserting their identity and affirming their relationship to both urban spaces and ancestral territories....

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Developing MOA’s Asian Resources Guide

I hope you enjoyed reading my last post about generating a digital copy of the ‘Ksan Doors found in the MOA Photographic Collection. I would like to share with you...

The ‘Ksan doors in MOA’s gift shop (left) preservation copy and (right) access copy
The ‘Ksan doors in MOA’s gift shop

In April of 2013, I completed my first year as a Masters of Archival Studies candidate at the School of Library, Archival, and Information Studies (SLAIS) at the University of...