Fonds UAA Fonds 0331 - Patricia A. McCormack fonds

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Patricia A. McCormack fonds

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UAA Fonds 0331

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  • ca. 1888-2022 (Creation)
    McCormack, Patricia Alice

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12.31 m textual records; 57 sound recordings; 421 photographs; 293 photographs.

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Patricia Alice McCormack, Ph.D., has studied the histories and cultures of the western Subarctic and northwestern Plains from the earliest days of contact with Europeans to the present day. She has worked for First Nations and Metis organizations in legal cases and environmental impact hearings and is considered an expert on the Alberta treaties.
Dr. McCormack has been Curator of Ethnology at the Provincial Museum of Alberta since 1984, the year she received her PhD in Anthropology from the University of Alberta. For her research she has collected photographs and recorded interviews of residents of Fort Chipewyan, Alberta and of the Northwest Territories. She has lectured in the Department of Anthropology at the University. She was a part of the Faculty of Native Studies, University of Alberta from 1994 until 2012, and is now Professor emerita.
She continues to publish and operates Native Bridges Consulting. Her most recent projects are the ethnohistories of northern Indigenous dogs and northern bison. She is also the author of the book “Fort Chipewyan and the Shaping of Canadian History, 1788-1920s”.

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Fonds consists of records pertaining to Patricia McCormack and her work as an anthropologist, professor, and lecturer.

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      Accession registers ; indexes ; file inventories ; case files

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      Created by MMCFARLANE 2-7-2008. Updated by XGVIEWS 2-8-2008. Updated by M.Fraser on 15 April 2020. Updated by J.Jutras on 15 May 2024.

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