Le colloque, qui se tiendra sur deux jours (sept 19-20), réunira des chercheurs, des intervenants patrimoniaux et des gestionnaires de politique culturelle. En ce 400e anniversaire du premier voyage de Champlain dans la Région de la Capitale nationale, ils réfléchiront à la place de Champlain dans la mémoire collective et aux célébrations soulignant cet anniversaire. […]

An update from Jeff Thomas: My project with the Geomatics and Cartographic Research Centre at Carleton is to utilize the centre’s work on the living and online Cybercartographic Atlas of Indigenous Perspectives and Knowledge for my photo-based work with the Samuel de Champlain monument and by extension, my personal mapping project entitled “Scouting for Indians.” My project will be […]

MA students in the public history program at Carleton have crafted exhibits from the digital materials collected regarding the Colloquium. These exhibits may be viewed at http://champlain.graeworks.net/exhibits

For the audio and video recordings of the colloquium, CLICK HERE 

Thursday September 19, 2013 at Carleton University Introduced by Professor Dominique Marshall, Chair of the Department of History, Carleton University Chair: Mallory Whiteduck Speakers: Mickaël Augeron: History, Université de La Rochelle: Champlain, acteur et témoin de l’expansion maritime et coloniale française (in French) Chief Kirby Whiteduck, Algonquins of Pikwàkanagàn First Nation Chief Gilbert Whiteduck, Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg

Rencontrez Champlain le jour et interagissez avec lui la nuit! Meet Champlain during the day and see him light up the night! Plain-Chant est une installation lumineuse, sonore et interactive réagissant à la voix du public. Elle a été créée par les artistes français de 1024 Architecture pour souligner le 400e anniversaire du passage de […]

Today CBC News ran a story by reporter Waubgeshig Rice about the renaming of the statue of an Aboriginal man now located in Major’s Hill Park in Ottawa, and formerly located below the statue of Samuel de Champlain on Nepean Point. Heretofore referred to as an unnamed “Scout,” the statue has now been named by […]

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In the latest edition of the Horaceville Herald (the newsletter of the Pinhey’s Point Foundation) Bruce Elliott discusses the new exhibit connected with Champlain, Whose Astrolabe?/À qui l’astrolabe?: Our exhibit about Champlain focuses on the astrolabe commonly attributed to him that is on display at the Canadian Museum of Civilization in Gatineau. The exhibit has […]

By Kristy Strauss, Carleton Newsroom, July 22, 2013.  Posted here with the permission of University Communications. Jeff Thomas is bringing art and history together as Carleton University hosts its upcoming conference entitled Champlain in the Ottawa Valley: History and Memory of an Encounter. “History has always been an important component of my thought process, and […]

By Kristy Strauss, Carleton Newsroom, July 9, 2013.  Posted here with the permission of University Communications. This September, Carleton will bring together artists, world-class experts and community heritage activists to reflect on the commemoration of a significant moment in the region’s history – the 400th anniversary of Samuel de Champlain’s passage up the Ottawa River. […]


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