2.1 Genealogical and Archival Research

How we remember the past shapes our future. In this episode Joel Sherlock shares some of his experience as the manager of Genealogical and Archival Research at Indigenous Services Canada. What does research in an archives look like? Who goes to such an archives, and why? This interview offers a glimpse of these topics as well as the enduring legacy of the Canadian government’s treatment of First Nations peoples.

[Editor’s note, the Jay Treaty was signed in 1794, not 1793]

This episode is part of a collaboration showcasing how research methods are practiced and applied in various settings. These episodes are developed in collaboration with Dr. Melissa Adler and the Faculty of Information and Media Studies at Western University in support of the Media, Information and Technoculture Research Methods coursework.

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Episode producers: Alex Mayhew

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