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17 November 2020   Click here to View this email in your browser 


“Art” is something intuitive, imprecise, and subjective, a skill cultivated through practice and imagination. “Science” is something researched, measured, and objective.

 

Customize your conference using our “à la carte” program schedule
with over 20 English and French sessions from which to choose.

 

All sessions are Live at $10 CAD per session
(20% discount available for members!)

 

Below is a condensed version of our 4-day conference program covering the many facets of the Art and Science of Quebec Genealogy.

 

EN = English sessions

We have an amazing group of speakers participating in our conference! We have added an extra day, Thursday 14 January 2021, to accommodate all of our speakers. 

To see their biographies, click on Our Speakers sub-menu tab under our 2021 Conference main menu.

Click here to register for our 2021 Virtual Genealogy Conference
Webinars

What were they thinking?


 

Date and Time: Wednesday, 25 November 2020 - 19:30 Eastern Time

Presenter: Debbie Dee

A family historian attempts to examine some of her ancestor's remarkable actions through social history.

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Eeyou Istchee: Land of the Cree


 

Date and Time: Sunday, 6 December, 2020 - 13:30 Eastern Time

Presenter: Louise Abbott

In 1975 the Quebec government signed a landmark accord with indigenous peoples in the northern reaches of the province after it initiated the first of several large-scale hydroelectric projects in James Bay. Since then, the once nomadic Cree of the region have undergone dramatic changes in their way of life. Today they reside in self-governed modern communities. But the bush and the traditions that evolved there remain central to their identity.

In the spirit of truth and reconciliation, Louise Abbott will share her observations about the history and contemporary life of the Cree of northern Quebec based on her collaborations with various Cree groups over a period of eleven years. She will include photographs and film excerpts.

Click on the button below to view a short video trailer that Louise created about Eeyou Istchee: Land of the Cree, a book she wrote, co-photographed, and designed.

Click here to watch the video
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