Tuesday, January 17th

Voices of Survivors: Importance of Data Sovereignty and Access to Records in the Search and Recovery of Missing Children

Indigenous Archives Panel: Facilitated Dialogue

  • Raymond Frogner, Head of Archives, National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation
  • Kristin Kozar, Interim Executive Director, Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre, UBC

Interactive Breakout Sessions

Session 1 – What Records are Available and How to Access Them

  • Nichole Vonk, General Council Archives Manager, United Church of Canada
  • Anne Panasuk, Special Advisor Supporting Families of Missing and Deceased Indigenous Children, Québec
  • Jean-Pierre Morin, Departmental Historian, Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada

Session 2 – Know History Interactive Workshop

Session 3 – Stó:lō Nation Archival Research

  • Amber D. Kostuchenko, Project Manager, Xyólhmet Ye Syéwiqwélh (Taking Care of Our Children) Residential Schools Project

Wednesday, January 18th

Keynote Address

  • Aaron Franks, Senior Research Manager, First Nations Information Governance Centre: “First Nations Principles of (OCAP) Ownership, Control, Access, and Possession: In Relation to the Recovery of Missing Children”

Indigenous Community Perspectives: The Power of Data

Interactive Breakout Sessions

Session 1 – Indigenous Law Relating to Information and Knowledge

Session 3- The Transfer and Condition of Records: Language and Translation