* Sessions will be held in English only
History on Trial
On this panel, speakers will discuss how questioning and reframing our understanding of the past can shed new light on contemporary Indigenous issues.
Funding Research to Support Historic Claims
Accessing funding for historic research can be complex. This panel will offer practical advice on how Nations can access funding, including the benefits and drawbacks of different funding programs.
Residential and Day Schools
Sharing the Stories
Hear from Indigenous leaders who are working with their communities to commemorate the history of residential schools for future generations.
An Incomplete Record
Learn about what records exists to support communities conducting research into residential schools and the gaps in the historical record.
The Legacy of Historical Records
Truth commissions and inquiries often collect tens of thousands of sources and oral histories. Hear how these sources are used and preserved from those who have firsthand experience on past commissions.
Place and Naming
Analyzing case studies of high-profile renaming projects, this panel will showcase how organizations are working to replace harmful colonial place names with Indigenous ones.
Explore the value of instituting Indigenous place names from leaders who are returning traditional names to the landscape.
Language and Culture
This panel will feature speakers who have integrated historical research into their work on Language Revitalization.
Supporting Indigenous Self-Determination in Museums
This session will feature Indigenous and non-Indigenous curators, researchers and museum professionals discussing what’s broken in the way we present indigenous history in museums.
History and the Sharing of Culture through Tourism
Indigenous Tourism providers are sharing their culture and history with tourists in record numbers. This panel will discuss how History can be leveraged to provide tourists with authentic experiences.