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"Giving life to the truth": Indigenous art as a pathway to archival decolonization
Archives are a site of power, and the archivists who appraise, describe and create access to the records hold great responsibility as they enact that power. Archival institutions are a key site where colonialism has been ...
Archival harm reduction: utilizing public health harm reduction concepts for reconciliatory power shifts in archives
Canadian archives are both generated from and help to maintain white supremacist and settler- colonial frameworks. The 2015 Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s 94 Calls to Action specifically tasked Canadian archival ...
The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation and the pursuit of archival decolonization
Western archival institutions have both silenced and misrepresented Indigenous peoples in Canada for more than a century. These actions have in turn assisted in the colonization and subjectification of a myriad of Indigenous ...
Building bridges: dismantling eurocentrism in archives and respecting Indigenous ways of doing it right
When I was five, my family moved to a farming community in Germany. My mother regularly wrote home to her parents, telling them about our lives and sending them gifts, which they put in their modern curiosity cabinet. This ...