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Creating Visibility in Wood Working

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumvideo15667
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
6 May 2021
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Neighbourhood Speaker Series fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mp4 video (50 min., 03 sec.) : digital, col., sd., stereo ; 29 fps
Scope and Content
Item consists of a video recording of a live Zoom webinar hosted by Burnaby Village Museum curator, Jane Lemke. The webinar is titled "Creating Visibility in Wood Working" and is presented by Xwalacktun, OBC, Master Carver of the Squamish Nation. The Zoom webinar is the fourth in a series of six "N…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
6 May 2021
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Neighbourhood Speaker Series fonds
Series
Neighbourhood Speaker Series - Spring 2021
Description Level
Item
Accession Code
BV021.17.4
Storage Location
Digital collection
Physical Description
1 mp4 video (50 min., 03 sec.) : digital, col., sd., stereo ; 29 fps
Material Details
Presenter: Xwalacktun
Host: Jane Lemke
Date of Presentation: Thursday, May 6, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Total Number of tracks: 1
Total Length of all tracks: 50 min., 03 sec.
Recording Device: Zoom video communication platform
Recording Note: Film was edited from it's original recorded version (66 min., 53 sec.) to edited version (50 min., 03 sec.) for public viewing on Heritage Burnaby.
Media Type
Moving Images
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Item consists of a video recording of a live Zoom webinar hosted by Burnaby Village Museum curator, Jane Lemke. The webinar is titled "Creating Visibility in Wood Working" and is presented by Xwalacktun, OBC, Master Carver of the Squamish Nation. The Zoom webinar is the fourth in a series of six "Neighbourhood Speaker series" webinars exploring a range of topics shared by Indigenous speakers and knowledge keepers that were presented and made available to the public between April 27 and May 12, 2021. The live webinar was also made available on the Burnaby Village Museum's facebook page. Community members were invited to participate by bringing questions during the interactive online sessions. In this webinar, viewers join Xwalacktun as he tours his studio, sharing the tools and processes of carving. Xwalacktun shares photographs detailing the long process of turning a twelve foot-tall tree into a house post for his recently completed installation in the Diamond Family Courtyard of Vancouver General Hospital. At the beginning of the presentation, Xwalacktun shares a welcome song from the late Chief Cie Baker. Following the presentation, Xwalacktun takes questions from the audience that are moderated by the host, Jane Lemke.
History/Biography
Xwalacktun (born Rick Harry) is a Squamish Nation artist whose works are recognized internationally. He was given his name by his father, a Hereditary Chief from the Seymour Creek area. From 1978 to 1982, Xwalacktun attended Emily Carr University of Art and Design in Vancouver, BC, and graduated with a degree in sculpture. Xwalacktun is a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and the Order of British Columbia (O.B.C.) for his many contributions to various communities. Xwalacktun is an accomplished artist in wood, paper, stone, glass and metals and his work can be seen around the Lower Mainland region. Xwalacktun's biography can also be found on his website: www.xwalacktun.ca
Notes
Title based on content of video recording
We recognize that the Nation's names and their languages are not spelled correctly due to limitations in our database at this time. In the meantime, please refer to the Indigenous History in Burnaby Resource Guide for correct spelling; https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumlibrary7493 The following link was shared at the end of the presentation: Xwalacktun’s website: https://www.xwalacktun.ca/
Subjects
Indigenous peoples - British Columbia
Indigenous peoples - British Columbia - Art
Indigenous wood-carving - Totem poles
Indigenous peoples - British Columbia - Rites and ceremonies
Indigenous peoples - Implements
Names
Xwalacktun
Squamish Nation
Video Tracks
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Neighbourhood Speaker Series - Spring 2021

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumvideo15663
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
2021
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Neighbourhood Speaker Series fonds
Description Level
Series
Physical Description
6 mp4 video recordings
Scope and Content
Series consists of six webinars created in the Spring of 2021 that were presented on Zoom and the Burnaby Village Museum’s facebook page between April 27 and May 12, 2021. The webinars are hosted by Burnaby Village Museum in partnership with Burnaby Public Library. Burnaby Village Museum curator, J…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
2021
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Neighbourhood Speaker Series fonds
Series
Neighbourhood Speaker Series - Spring 2021
Description Level
Series
Accession Code
BV021.17
Storage Location
Digital collection
Physical Description
6 mp4 video recordings
Media Type
Moving Images
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Series consists of six webinars created in the Spring of 2021 that were presented on Zoom and the Burnaby Village Museum’s facebook page between April 27 and May 12, 2021. The webinars are hosted by Burnaby Village Museum in partnership with Burnaby Public Library. Burnaby Village Museum curator, Jane Lemke; assistant curator, Kate Petrusa and Adrian Avendaño, Stewardship Program Manager with Still Moon Arts Society acted as hosts for the webinars. The series explores a range of topics shared by Indigenous speakers and knowledge keepers. Community members were invited to participate by bringing questions during the interactive online sessions. Webinars: 1) Bringing Visibility to the Land: A Tsleil-Waututh Perspective on Community Building presented by Michelle George 2) Traditional, Ancestral & Unceded: A Conversation on Territorial Acknowledgement presented by Fancy Poitras and Rebekah Mahaffey 3) The Legend of Deer Lake and Indigenous Histories of Burnaby presented by John Preissl 4) Creating Visibility in Wood Working presented by Xwalacktun 5) Weaving and Learning Through Art presented by Nicole Preissl 6) Are We Really Changing? Reflections on Reconciliation presented by Brandon Gabriel
Notes
Title based on contents of series
Item level descriptions of webinars will be processed as they become available
Subjects
Indigenous peoples - British Columbia
Names
Burnaby Village Museum
Burnaby Public Library
Tsleil-Waututh Nation
Squamish Nation
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Burnaby Neighbourhood Speaker Series fonds

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumvideo14763
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
2020-2021
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Neighbourhood Speaker Series fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
13 mp4 video recordings
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of recordings of webinars presented as part of the Burnaby Neighbourhood Speaker series, presented in partnership by the Burnaby Public Library and Burnaby Village Museum. Webinars created in the fall of 2020 and the Spring of 2021 were presented live on zoom and the Burnaby Village …
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
2020-2021
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Neighbourhood Speaker Series fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Accession Code
BV020.29; BV021.17
Storage Location
Digital collectioin
Physical Description
13 mp4 video recordings
Media Type
Moving Images
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of recordings of webinars presented as part of the Burnaby Neighbourhood Speaker series, presented in partnership by the Burnaby Public Library and Burnaby Village Museum. Webinars created in the fall of 2020 and the Spring of 2021 were presented live on zoom and the Burnaby Village Museum’s facebook page. The webinars are hosted by Burnaby Village Museum assistant curator, Kate Petrusa; Burnaby Village Museum curator, Jane Lemke; Burnaby Public Library reference librarian, Mariah Gastaldo and Adrian Avendaño, Stewardship Program Manager with Still Moon Arts Society. Speakers in the webinars include: Catharine McPherson and Kate Petrusa; Kamala Todd; Lisa Codd; UBC Students - Debbie Liang; Joty Gill; Rose Wu and Wei Yan Yeong; Nathan Lee; Denise Fong; Michelle George; Fancy Poitras and Rebekah Mahaffey; John Preissl; Xwalacktun; Nicole Preissl and Brandon Gabriel. The fonds is arranged in the following series: 1) Neighbourhood Speaker Series - Fall 2020 2) Neighbourhood Speaker Series - Spring 2021
History/Biography
The Burnaby Neighbourhood Speaker Series is a public programming series which began in 2014. The series is presented in partnership between the Burnaby Public Library and the Burnaby Village Museum. Presentations regarding a range of historical, cultural and contemporary topics related to Burnaby are provided at various Burnaby Public Library locations. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, these talks were presented virtually utilizing the cloud based Zoom video communications platform.
Notes
Title based on contents of fonds
Further accruals are expected
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