Writing and Research

Forthcoming. “Community Archival Practice: Indigenous Grassroots Collaboration at the Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre.” The American Archivist 78, no. 1 (2015).

“Caught in Between” In Out Proud Stories of Pride, Courage, and Social Justice, edited by Douglas Goose. St. John’s: Breakwater Books, 2014.

Review of Oiva W. Saarinen, From Meteorite Impact to Constellation City: A Historical Geography of Greater Sudbury (Waterloo: Wilfred Laurier University Press, 2013). In Canadian Historical Review 95, no. 2 (2014): 275-276. 

Review of Historic Milwaukee Inc. walking tour of downtown with workshop on the creation of a local history non-profit, NCPH Annual Meeting, April 20, 2012, Wisconsin. The Public Historian.  November 2012
"Hidden No Longer: Keeping Indigenous Heritage Alive," Muse, (November/December 2011).

Contributing Editor, activehistory.ca, 2010-Present
Monthly contributor to activehistory.ca, which is a site dedicated to connecting historians with the public, policy makers and the media.  Edits and uploads content for contributors to the site. Maintains the social media presence of the organization.

Grant Writer and Researcher, Auld Kirk Arts Centre, Thessalon, December 2010 – February 2011
Research and writing grants for a local arts collective.  Responsible for grant research and editing. As a result of this grant writing the Auld Kirk Arts Collective was awarded $5,000 from the Northern Ontario Arts Council.

Research Associate, Red Cross, Volunteer, February 2010 – June 2010
Working with the Western Canada branch of the Help Equipment Loan Program (HELP) to research and compile a history of the HELP program.  Responsible for the creation of a resource list for later use and the creation of a database of photographs relating to the HELP program. Emphasis on collaboration with a number of Red Cross branches.

Research Intern, The History Group, Summer 2009
Responsible for a large source identification and research planning project.  Worked extensively with the Library and Archives Canada (LAC) online system and contacted LAC archivists on a regular basis.  Research focused on First Nation affairs, primarily in the British Columbia Region. Emphasis on communicating results to a diverse audience.  Created a database to be used by future researchers.