Resources

Over the years, GRASAC’s network, events, team trips and database have fostered the creation and sharing of significant new knowledge and research. Here is a partial list of these outcomes:

 

Publications & Presentations About GRASAC:

Articles:

Heidi Bohaker, Alan Ojiig Corbiere and Ruth B. Phillips, “Wampum Unites Us: Digital Access, Interdisciplinarity and Indigenous Knowledge—Situating the GRASAC Knowledge Sharing Database.” In Raymond  A. Silverman ed. Museum as Process: Translating Local and Global Knowledges (New York: Routledge, 2015), 44-66.

>> This article was also recently included in Routledge’s new Museum Meanings volume (2017), which is free to download online.

Ruth Phillips, Heidi Bohaker, Alan Corbiere, Darlene Johnston, Paula Whitlow and Cory Willmott, “The GRASAC Knowledge Sharing Database.” Sidebar commissioned by Aaron Glass and Kate Hennessy for chapter on “Indigenous Communities, Museums, and Emergent Digital Networks” in the Handbook of North American Indians, Volume I [forthcoming, 2017].

Phillips, Ruth. “Researching Great Lakes Collections at the Haffenreffer.” Annual Report of the Haffenreffer Museum, 2015: page 22.

Ruth Phillips, “The Digital (R)Evolution of Museum-Based Research,” Museum Pieces: Toward the Indigenization of Canadian Museums (Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2011), 277-296.

De Stecher, Annette, and Stacey Loyer. “GRASAC Fieldtrip 2007: British Museum and Pitt Rivers Museum Collections of Great Lakes Nations Material Culture.” Journal of Museum Ethnography no. 22, (December 2009): 145-154.

Presentations:

Allison, June. “Diplomatics in Motion: Applying Archival Theory to the GKS.” Paper presented at the Great Lakes Research Alliance for the Study of Aboriginal Arts and Cultures Conference, Ojibwe Cultural Foundation, Manitoulin Island, June 10-11, 2011.

Bohaker, Heidi. “An Interactive Session: The GKS – Design Intentions, Implementation Problems, and Research Possibilities.” Assisted by Kate Higginson, Ceara Horsley, Lisa Truong, June Allison, and Crystal Migwans. Paper presented at the Great Lakes Research Alliance for the Study of Aboriginal Arts and Cultures Conference, Ojibwe Cultural Foundation, Manitoulin Island, June 10-11, 2011.

—. “Reflecting on Records: The GRASAC Knowledge Sharing Database and Colonial Archives.” Paper presented at the Indigenous Heritages of the Great Lakes: New Perspectives, New Knowledges Conference, Woodland Cultural Centre, Grand River Territory, June 13, 2014.

—. “GRASAC – The Great lakes Research Alliance for the Study of Aboriginal Arts and Culture: Technological Adventures in Digital Repatriation and Community Collaboration.” Paper presented at the Active History Conference, York University, Toronto, Ontario, September 30, 2008.

—. “GRASAC and the GKS Update.” Presentation, Mnjikaning First Nation, Rama, Ontario, November 2008.

Bohaker, Heidi, June Allison, and Lisa Truong. “GRASAC and the GKS.” Presentation, Mnjikaning First Nation, Rama, Ontario, July 16, 2009.

Bohaker, Heidi, and Crystal Migwans. “GKS Software Tutorial: Learn about GRASAC’s New Software & Website.” Paper presented at the Indigenous Heritages of the Great Lakes: New Perspectives, New Knowledges Conference, Woodland Cultural Centre, Grand River Territory, June 13, 2014.

Bohaker, Heidi, and Ruth Phillips. “GRASAC Knowledge Sharing Software: Using E-Access to Re-unite Indigenous Heritage with Indigenous and Western Knowledges.” Paper presented at the Cybermuseology, AVICOM Fiamp Conference, Université du Québec, Québec, Ontario, October 16-17, 2008.

Bohaker, Heidi, and Ruth Phillips. “Bringing Heritage Home: Aboriginal Perspectives in Western Repositories.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Anthropology, Carleton University, Ottawa, May 9, 2008.

Corbiere, Alan and Ruth Phillips. “Complement and Compliment: Assembling Western and Indigenous Knowledges in Digital Space.” Paper presented at the 108th American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting – Gathering Them Together and Bringing Them Home: The Relational Museum in Action, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December 4, 2009.

Dyck, Carrie, Amos Key Jr., and Alfred Keye. “Living Indigenous Knowledge in GRASAC.” Paper presented at the Indigenous Heritages of the Great Lakes: New Perspectives, New Knowledges Conference, Woodland Cultural Centre, Grand River Territory, June 14, 2014.

Bohaker, Heidi, Stacey Loyer, Heather Igloliorite, and Ruth Phillips. “GRASAC and the GKS.” Presentation, Woodland Cultural Centre, Brantford, Ontario, May 21, 2008.

Horsley, Ceara. “GRASAC GKS: Through the Eyes of a Research Assistant.” Paper presented at the Great Lakes Research Alliance for the Study of Aboriginal Arts and Cultures Conference, Ojibwe Cultural Foundation, Manitoulin Island, June 10-11, 2011.

Laurin, Richard. “GKS Uploads From Museum Databases.” Paper presented at the Indigenous Heritages of the Great Lakes: New Perspectives, New Knowledges Conference, Woodland Cultural Centre, Grand River Territory, June 13, 2014.

Loyer, Stacey, and Janis Monture. “Great Lakes Research Alliance for the Study of the Aboriginal Arts and Cultures 2007 Research Trip to the Pitt Rivers’ and the British Museum.” Presentation, Woodlands Cultural Centre, Brantford, Ontario, 2008.

Migwans, Crystal. “Opening Digital Repatriation to Our Youth.” Paper presented at the Anishinaabewin Niizh: Culture Movements, Critical Moments Conference, Sudbury, Ontario, February 2011.

—.“Stuck at ‘Search:’ Configuring the GKS for a New Generation of Community Collaborators.” Paper presented at the Great Lakes Research Alliance for the Study of Aboriginal Arts and Culture, M’Chigeeng, Ontario, June 2011.

—.“After the Return: Digital Repatriation and the Circulation of Indigenous Knowledge.” Panel discussion chaired by Kimberly Christen, presented at the 109th American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, November 2010.

—.“Introduction to Anishinaabe Material Culture in the GRASAC GKS.” Workshop at Manitoulin Secondary School, Sudbury Secondary School, Lasalle Secondary School, and Confederation Secondary School, M’Chigeeng and Sudbury, Ontario, September-October 2010.

Moses, John. “Six Nations Family Histories and GRASAC.” Paper presented at the Indigenous Heritages of the Great Lakes: New Perspectives, New Knowledges Conference, Woodland Cultural Centre, Grand River Territory, June 13, 2014.

Phillips, Ruth. “The Digital R(E)volution in Museum Based Research: The Great Lakes Research Alliance for the Study of Aboriginal Arts and Cultures.” Presentation at the Smithsonian Distinguished Scholar Lecture, Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, 2010.

—. “Bringing Heritage Home: Electronic Access, Digital Repatriation, and the Sharing of Knowledges about Great Lakes Indigenous Traditions.” Lecture at the Indian Arts Research Center Speaker Series, Santa Fe, New Mexico, February 25, 2010.

Rossi, Emanuela. “An Italian Journey: A Travel through the Great Lakes Collections in Italy.” Paper presented at the Great Lakes Research Alliance for the Study of Aboriginal Arts and Cultures Conference, Ojibwe Cultural Foundation, Manitoulin Island, June 10-11, 2011.

Taitt, Alex. “Uses and Abuses of Audio Recorded Collaborative Research for the GKS.” Paper presented at the Indigenous Heritages of the Great Lakes: New Perspectives, New Knowledges Conference, Woodland Cultural Centre, Grand River Territory, June 14, 2014.

Truong, Lisa, and Cory Willmott. “Walled-In Access: Social and Infrastructural of the GRASAC Online Database.” Paper presented at Boundaries, Frontiers, and Gatekeepers: Student Annual Conference, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, March 4-5, 2011.

—.“Walled-In Access: Social and Infrastructural of the GRASAC Online Database.” Paper presented at the Great Lakes Research Alliance for the Study of Aboriginal Arts and Cultures Conference, Ojibwe Cultural Foundation, Manitoulin Island, June 10-11, 2011.

—.“Walled-In Access: Social and Infrastructural of the GRASAC Online Database.” Paper presented at the World Archaeological Congress Inter-Congress on Indigenous Peoples and Museums, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis, Indiana, June 22-25, 2011.

Woody, Mike. “GRASAC GKS in Action.” Paper presented at the Great Lakes Research Alliance for the Study of Aboriginal Arts and Cultures Conference, Ojibwe Cultural Foundation, Manitoulin Island, June 10-11, 2011.

 

Publications & Presentations Fostered by GRASAC:

Books:

Bohaker, Heidi. The Politics of Treaty Pictographs: Inscribing Anishinaabe Kinship Networks in the Eastern Great Lakes Region, 1600 to 1900. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, forthcoming.

Borrows, John. Drawing Out Law: A Spirits Guide. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2010.

—. Canada’s Indigenous Constitution. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2010.

Johnston, Darlene. Litigating Identity: The Challenge of Aboriginality. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2003.

Phillips, Ruth. Museum Pieces: Toward the Indigenization of Canadian Museums. Montréal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2011.

Phillips, Ruth and Janet Berlo, eds. Native North American Art. Second edition. Oxford University Press. 2014.

 

Articles, Chapters, Catalogues:

Bohaker, Heidi. “Anishinaabe Toodaims: Contexts for Politics, Kinship and Identity in the Eastern Great Lakes.” In Gathering Places: Aboriginal and Fur Trade Histories, edited by Carolyn Podruchny and Laura Peers, 93-118. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2010.

—. “Reading Anishinaabe Identities: Meaning & Metaphor in Nindoodem Pictographs.” Ethnohistory 57, no. 1 (2010): 11-33.

Borrows, John. “Physical Philosophy: Mobility and the Future of Indigenous Rights.” In Indigenous Peoples and the Law: Comparative and Critical Perspectives, edited by Benjamin J. Richardson, Shin Imai, and Kent McNeil. Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2009.

—. “Living Law on a Living Earth: Aboriginal Religion, Law, and the Constitution.” In Constitutional Law, Religion and Citizenship in Canada, edited by Richard Moon. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2008.

De Stecher, Annette. “Huron-Wendat Visual Culture: Source of Economic Autonomy and Continuity of Traditional Culture.” In Canada Exposed/Le Canada à découvert – Études Canadiennes – Canadian Studies, edited by Pierre Anctil, André Loiselle and Christopher Rolfe. Brussels: P.I.E. Peter Lang, 2009.

—. “The Huron-Wendat Aesthetic Tradition: Hidden By its Label as Craft.” In Hidden From View? Ethnography and Art Inside Museums, Proceedings of the Canadian Anthropology Society/Société Canadienne d’Anthropologie Conference 2008. Oxford; New York: Berghahn Books, 2012.

—. “Souvenir Art, Collectable Craft, Cultural Heritage: The Wendat of Wendake Quebec.” Craft and Community: the Material Culture of Place and Politics, Proceedings of the Material Culture Conference May 2011. Edmonton: Institute for Material Culture Studies, University of Alberta.

—. “The Huron-Wendat Historical Visual Arts Tradition: Symbol of Cultural Continuity and Autonomy in the Past, Source of Inspiration in the Present.” St. Andrews Journal of Art History and Museum Studies 13, (December 2009): 145-154.

Hall, Judy. “The Earls of Caledon: Nineteenth-Century Irish Soldiers and Adventurers in North America.” American Indian Art Magazine, Spring (2012): 66-75.

Loyer, Stacy, and Anne de Stecher. “Practising Collaborative Research: Some Reflections on the Visits by the Great Lakes Research Alliance (GRASAC) to the Pitt Rivers Museum and the British Museum.” Journal of Museum Ethnography, no. 22 (December 2009): 145-154.

Phillips, Ruth. “Reading and Writing Between the Lines: Soldiers, Curiosities, and Indigenous Art Histories.” Winterthur Portfolio 45, no. 2/3, (2011): 107-124.

—. “‘Dispel All Darkness’: Jesuit and Onkwehonwe Visual and Material Mediations in Seventeenth Century North America.” Art in Translation 2, no. 2 (2010): 171–200.

—. “Three Great Lakes Bags.” In Art of the American Indians: The Thaw Collection, edited by Eva Fognell, Janet Catherine Berlo, and D.Y. Begay, 26-35. Cooperstown, N.Y.: Fenimore Art Museum, 2010.

Phillips, Ruth, and Michael Witgen. “The Foster Collection.” In Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian, edited by Cécile R. Ganteaume. N.Y., New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2010.

Phillips, Ruth, and Pieter Hovens. “Entries on Iroquois Collections.” In The Ten Kate Collection 1882-1888: American Indian Material Culture, edited by Pieter Hovens, Duane Anderson, Ted Brasser, and Laura N. K. van Broekhoven, 21-38. Altenstadt, Germany: ZKF Publishers.

Willmott, Cory. “Shape, Rattle and Roll: Forms and Functions of Metal in Anishinaabe Aesthetic Traditions.” In Papers of the Rupert’s Land Colloquium, edited by Anne Lindsay and Jennifer Ching, 31-46. Winnipeg: Centre for Rupert’s Land Studies, 2010.

—. “Beavers and Sheep: Visual Appearance and Identity in Nineteenth Century Algonquian-Anglo Relations.” History and Anthropology 25, no. 1 (2014): 1-46.

—. “Anishinaabe Ceremonial Regalia of the Reservation Era, c. 1870s–1930s.” American Indian Art Magazine 37, no. 3 (2012): 70-81.

Willmott, Cory, and Kevin Brownless. “Dressing for the Homeward Journey: Western Anishinaabe Leadership Roles Viewed through Two Nineteenth Century Burials.” In Gathering Places: Essays on Aboriginal Histories, edited by Carolyn Podruchny and    Laura Peers, 48-89. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2010.

 

Presentations & Conference Papers:

Brant, Jameson C. “Function Over Fashion in Six Nations Women’s Life a Century Ago.” Paper presented at the Great Lakes Research Alliance for the Study of Aboriginal Arts and Cultures Conference, Ojibwe Cultural Foundation, Manitoulin Island, June 10-11, 2011.

Corbiere, Alan. “Anishinaabe Language as an Analytic Tool.” Paper presented at the Great Lakes Research Alliance for the Study of Aboriginal Arts and Cultures Conference, Ojibwe Cultural Foundation, Manitoulin Island, June 10-11, 2011.

—. “Dbaad’dang Wiigwaaskeng: Talking About Working with Birch.” Paper presented at the Indigenous Heritages of the Great Lakes: New Perspectives, New Knowledges Conference, Woodland Cultural Centre, Grand River Territory, June 14, 2014.

DeLeary, Karen. “Anishinaabe Textiles & Woodlands Traditions.” Paper presented at the Indigenous Heritages of the Great Lakes: New Perspectives, New Knowledges Conference, Woodland Cultural Centre, Grand River Territory, June 14, 2014.

De Stecher, Anne. “Many Hands, Beautiful Work: Identifying Individual Styles in Huron-Wendat Moosehair Embroidery.” Paper presented at the Indigenous Heritages of the Great Lakes: New Perspectives, New Knowledges Conference, Woodland Cultural Centre, Grand River Territory, June 14, 2014.

—. “Souvenir Arts, Collectable Crafts, Cultural Heritage: The Huron-Wendat of Wendake Quebec.” Paper presented at the Material Culture, Craft & Community: Negotiating Objects Across Time & Place, Material Cultural Institute, University of Alberta, May 20-21, 2011.

—. “Huron-Wendat Souvenir Arts: Continuity of Aesthetic Vision and Worldview in a Changing Political Landscape.” Paper presented at the Sixteenth Biennial Conference, Native American Art Studies Association, Norman, Oklahoma, October 23, 2009.

—. “Huron-Wendat Historical Visual Arts Tradition: Symbol of Cultural Continuity and Autonomy in the Past, Source of Inspiration in the Present.” Paper presented at the UAAC Annual Conference, York University, Toronto, Ontario, November 6-8, 2008.

—.“Huron-Wendat Visual Culture: Source of Economic Autonomy and Continuity of Traditional Culture.” Paper presented at the Biennial Conference: Canada Exposed, International Council of Canadian Studies, Ottawa, Ontario, May 2008.

—.“The Huron-Wendat Aesthetic Tradition: Hidden By its Label as Craft.” Paper presented at the CASCA Annual Meeting, SSHRC Symposium, Ottawa Ontario, May 2008.

Ellison, Sheena. “Determining Meaning in Tourist-Crafts: The History, Style and Iconography of a Nineteenth-Century Huron-Wendat Sealskin Coat.” Paper presented at the Great Lakes Research Alliance for the Study of Aboriginal Arts and Cultures Conference, Ojibwe Cultural Foundation, Manitoulin Island, June 10-11, 2011.

George, Heather. “A Critical Analysis of Collections Management, Nomenclature and Interpretation of Haudenosaunee Cultural and Historic Artifacts.” Paper presented at the Indigenous Heritages of the Great Lakes: New Perspectives, New Knowledges Conference, Woodland Cultural Centre, Grand River Territory, June 13, 2014.

Greci Green, Adriana. “Researching Anishinaabe Quill Art Collections.” Paper presented at the Great Lakes Research Alliance for the Study of Aboriginal Arts and Cultures Conference, Ojibwe Cultural Foundation, Manitoulin Island, June 10-11, 2011.

Habkirk, Evan. “Community Partnerships and War-Time Narratives: Six Nations and the GWCA.” Paper presented at the Indigenous Heritages of the Great Lakes: New Perspectives, New Knowledges Conference, Woodland Cultural Centre, Grand River Territory, June 13, 2014.

Hall, Judy. “Caledon and Drummond: Nineteenth-century First Nations Collections by British Military in North-eastern North America.” Paper presented at the Great Lakes Research Alliance for the Study of Aboriginal Arts and Cultures Conference, Ojibwe Cultural Foundation, Manitoulin Island, June 10-11, 2011.

—. “The Earls of Caledon: Two Nineteenth Century Irish Soldiers and Adventurers in North America.” Paper presented at the 31st American Indian Workshop: Transformation, Translation, Transgression: Native American Culture in Contact and Context, Prague, Czech Republic, March 25-28, 2010.

—. “Caldwell and Drummond: Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Collections from Eastern North America at the Canadian Museum of Civilization.” Paper Presented at the 28th American Indian Workshop: Premières Nations, Collections Royales, Musée du quai Branly, Paris, May 10-13, 2007.

Bohaker, Heidi. “Anishinaabe Art & History.” Community presentation to the M’Chigeeng First Nation, December 3, 2008.

—. “Mnjikaning History Presentation.” Presentation, Mnjikaning First Nation, Rama, Ontario, November 2008.

—. “Mississauga First Nation History.” Presentation, Mississauga First nation, W.C. Ekert Secondary School, Blind River, Ontario, May 23-24, 2011.

—. “Evidence and Language in Aboriginal Cases.” Guest lecture at the Aboriginal Law Seminar, National Judicial Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, April 28, 2009.

Bohaker, Heidi, and June Allison. “Mississauga First Nation in Great Lakes History: Traders, Warriors, & Diplomats, 1600 to 1815.” Public presentation, Mississauga First Nation, Blind River, Ontario, October 15, 2010.

Kelsey, Penelope. “Seneca Colonial, Missionary, and Military Records, 1626-1902.” Paper presented at the Indigenous Heritages of the Great Lakes: New Perspectives, New Knowledges Conference, Woodland Cultural Centre, Grand River Territory, June 14, 2014.

Kennedy, George. “Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Diplomacy in the 17th Century Leading Up to the Dish with One Spoon Treaty (Southern Ontario).” Paper presented at the Indigenous Heritages of the Great Lakes: New Perspectives, New Knowledges Conference, Woodland Cultural Centre, Grand River Territory, June 14, 2014.

King, Jonathan. “Great Lakes Fibres: Materials, Microscopic Examination and Indigenous Cognition of Biological Categories and Souvenir Art.” Paper presented at the Great Lakes Research Alliance for the Study of Aboriginal Arts and Cultures Conference, Ojibwe Cultural Foundation, Manitoulin Island, June 10-11, 2011.

Laskey, Tilley. “Minnesota’s First Tourist? Dialogic Encounters and Objects from the Giacomo Costantino Beltrami Collections Housed in Italy.” Paper presented at the Indigenous Heritages of the Great Lakes: New Perspectives, New Knowledges Conference, Woodland Cultural Centre, Grand River Territory, June 14, 2014.

Laxer, Daniel Robert. “Tradition and Innovation in Sound Making Materials: Drums, Bells, Flutes.” Paper presented at the Indigenous Heritages of the Great Lakes: New Perspectives, New Knowledges Conference, Woodland Cultural Centre, Grand River Territory, June 13, 2014.

Lidchi, Henrietta. “GKS Creation in Scotland and Thoughts About Military Collections.” Paper presented at the Indigenous Heritages of the Great Lakes: New Perspectives, New Knowledges Conference, Woodland Cultural Centre, Grand River Territory, June 13, 2014.

Loyer, Stacey. “Six Nations Items in Collections Abroad.” Paper presented at the Indigenous Heritages of the Great Lakes: New Perspectives, New Knowledges Conference, Woodland Cultural Centre, Grand River Territory, June 14, 2014.

—. “Handling the Sacred: Negotiating Meaning in Early Twentieth Century Onkwehonwe Material Culture.” Presentation at the American Anthropological Association Annual Conference, Montreal, Quebec, November 17, 2011.

—. “Material Mediations: Hodenosaunee Beadwork, Anthropology, and Engagements with Modernity.” Presentation at the American Society for Ethnohistory, Ottawa, Ontario, October 16, 2010.

—. “The Social Lives of Seneca Dolls.” Presentation at the Native American Art Studies Association, Norman, Oklahoma, October 23, 2009.

Manitowabi, Darrel, Mary Pheasant and Andrea Walsh. “Anishinaabe Binoojinyag Gaa Mmiznibiimawaat: The Anishinaabek First Nations Children’s Art Camps (circa 1967).” Paper presented at the Indigenous Heritages of the Great Lakes: New Perspectives, New Knowledges Conference, Woodland Cultural Centre, Grand River Territory, June 14, 2014.

Matthews, Maureen, and Carol James. “Weaving Meaning on the Web.” Paper presented at the Indigenous Heritages of the Great Lakes: New Perspectives, New Knowledges Conference, Woodland Cultural Centre, Grand River Territory, June 13, 2014.

Migwans, Crystal. “Cottagers, Crafters, and the Commons: The Quill Art of Marina Recollet and Eleanor Kanasawe in the Ostrom Collection.” Paper presented at the Indigenous Heritages of the Great Lakes: New Perspectives, New Knowledges Conference, Woodland Cultural Centre, Grand River Territory, June 14, 2014.

.“Nimkiig Mshibizhig Gaye: Signs of the Thunderbirds and Underwater Beings.” Paper presented at the Anishinaabewin Niswi: Deep Roots, New Growth Conference, Sudbury, Ontario, March, 2012.

—. “The Scroll Talks: Negotiations and Collaborations In the Creation of a Culturally Sensitive Museum Display.” Paper presented at the 110th American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, November 2011.

Nahwegahbow, Alexandra. “Anishinaabe Tikinagans and Traditions of Mothering: Taking a closer look at an early 20th century cradleboard from Temagami.” Paper presented at the Great Lakes Research Alliance for the Study of Aboriginal Arts and Cultures Conference, Ojibwe Cultural Foundation, Manitoulin Island, June 10-11, 201

Nicks, Trudy. “HAND-MADE by OJIBWAY INDIANS. SHAWANAGA, CANADA.” Paper presented at the Great Lakes Research Alliance for the Study of Aboriginal Arts and Cultures Conference, Ojibwe Cultural Foundation, Manitoulin Island, June 10-11, 2011.

Phillips, Ruth. “Anishinaabeg Traditions of Gifts and Exchange: The Rice Lake Mississauga Presentations to the Prince of Wales.” Paper presented at the Great Lakes Research Alliance for the Study of Aboriginal Arts and Cultures Conference, Ojibwe Cultural Foundation, Manitoulin Island, June 10-11, 2011.

—. “Art, Aboriginality, and ‘Canadiana’: Modalities of Cultural Translation.” Paper presented at the Rita Friendly Kaufman Lecture, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen’s University, October 14, 2010.

—. “Art Historical Methods, Smithsonian Workshop on Training in Collection-Based Anthropological Research.” Lecture, Smithsonian Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology, 2010.

—. “Embodiment, Irony and the Aboriginal Curio: Towards a Typology of Military Collecting in 18th Century North America.” Paper presented at the Humanities Research Centre, the Australian National University, Canberra, May 15, 2007.

—. “From Cannons to Canons: Authenticity, Hybridity and Eighteenth-Century Milita collectors of Native North American Art.” Closing address at the Symposium on Objects in Motion: Art and Material Culture Across Colonial North America, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, April 25-26, 2008.

—. “‘Naturalized Invention’ or the Invention of a Tradition: The Victorian Reception of Onkwehonwe Beadwork.” Keynote address at the Canadian Women Artists History Initiative Inaugural Conference, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, October 2-4, 2008.

—. “Seeing through Translation: Jesuit and Onkwehonwe Visual and Material Mediations in Seventeenth Century North America.” Paper presented at the Art Writing: Translations, Adaptations and Modalities Conference, University of Edinburgh, South Bridge, Edinburgh, 2009.

—. “Theories of the Object.” Paper presented at the Otsego Institute Workshop: Native American Art: Collecting, Curating, Understanding, Cooperstown, New York, Summer 2010.

—. “Introductory Remarks.” Colloquium on Materiality and Cultural Translation: An Interdisciplinary Exploration, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, May 3-4, 2010.

—. “What’s in the Bag?: The Virtuoso Beaded Art of Native American Women.” Public lecture, Clare Hall America Week Program, Herschel Road, Cambridge, 2009.

Sandy, Amber. “First Story Toronto: Memory and Meaning-Making with a Community Collection.” Paper presented at the Indigenous Heritages of the Great Lakes: New Perspectives, New Knowledges Conference, Woodland Cultural Centre, Grand River Territory, June 13, 2014.

Willmott, Cory. “Museum Collections Image Documentation for Visual Heritage Recovery.” Paper presented at the Indigenous Heritages of the Great Lakes: New Perspectives, New Knowledges Conference, Woodland Cultural Centre, Grand River Territory, June 13, 2014.

 

GRASAC Manuals & Documents:

Truong, Lisa. “Guidelines and Standards for Editing Videos Intended as GKS Record Attachments.” May 2010.

—. “GRASAC GKS Current Problems, Needed Improvements to Address Workflow Issues and Designs Problems to be Addressed during the Conversion to Drupal.” May 2011.

Willmott, Cory. “GRASAC GKS: Instructions for Adding a Photographic Record.” 2011.

—. “GRASAC GKS: Instructions for Adding a Heritage Item Record.” 2011.

—. “Tips and Instructions for Photographing Arts and Artifacts.” 2009.