“Dear Miss Davis” and Death While Editing: Contributions of Métis Women to Life and Learning in the North West, 1830-1870

March 13, 2019
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Convocation Hall

Sherry Farrell Racette

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Sherry Farrell Racette (Métis/ Algonquin/Irish) is an interdisciplinary scholar with an active arts and curatorial practice. Farrell Racette has done extensive work in archives and museum collections with an emphasis on retrieving women’s voices and recovering aesthetic knowledge. Recent artistic, curatorial and scholarly projects include: An Eloquence of Women (solo exhibition, 2017), We Are Not Birds (Canadian Museum for Human Rights, 2015), “Tuft Life: Stitching Sovereignty in Contemporary Indigenous Art”, Art Journal (Spring 2017) and “Pieces Left Along the Trail: Material Culture Histories and Indigenous Studies”, with Crystal Migwans and Alan Corbiere (Routledge, 2016). She is a beader, mother, Nana, and an unapologetic history geek.