Living with the Dead- Lecture Series

Living with the Dead: Cultural Heritage, Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Communities

Green College

September 13, October 4, November 16, December 6

This lecture and discussion series invites speakers from a range of disciplines—including archaeology, cultural activism, anthropology and sociology—to discuss the role of the past in the present. Speakers will pay special attention to the ways by which Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples consider and activate their cultural pasts in their contemporary lives. The Living with the Dead series will culminate in an exhibition at the Museum of Anthropology, UBC, which opens in May 2018.
Term 1

SUNRISE OVER THE SALISH SEA: SACRED SPACE AND ANCESTRAL TIME IN THE STÓ:LÕ WORLD

Naxaxalhts’i, Albert (Sonny) McHalsie, Stó:lõ Research and Resource Management Centre for Stó:lõ Nation; Michael Blake, Anthropology, UBC

Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 5:00 pm, with reception to follow
MAYA SPIRITUAL REBIRTH: TOWARDS SELF-DETERMINATION OF SACRED SITES AND CULTURAL HERITAGE.

Avexnim Cojti Ren, President, Association of Maya Spirituality for Development; Project Manager/Radio Producer for Indigenous Rights Radio Program, Cultural Survival

Wednesday, October 4, 5:00 pm
THE INDIGENOUS ENGLISH: MODERNITY, ANCESTRY AND MUSEUMS

Chris Gosden, Professor of European Archaeology, University of Oxford; Cecil H. and Ida Green Visiting Professor

Great Hall, Museum of Anthropology, UBC

Thursday, November 16, 5:00 pm
YAHGUUDANGANG: THE ACT OF PAYING RESPECT

Jisgang, Nika Collison, Curator at Saahlinda Naay, Saving Things House, Haida Gwaii Museum at Kay Llnagaay

Wednesday, December 6, 5:00 pm

 

 

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