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Live webinar — Preparing for a ground search: key considerations, options, and examples

Upcoming webinar — Friday, February 17, 12-3 pm eastern

Preparing for a ground search: key considerations, options, and examples

A free webinar presented by the National Advisory Committee on Residential School Missing Children and Unmarked Burials

Featuring presentations on how ground search technology works, how to make the process more effective, and concrete examples of how communities have carried out searches for unmarked burials. The presentations will be followed by an interactive Q and A session.

Presenters will include:

  • Kisha Supernant, Institute of Prairie and Indigenous Archaeology
  • Charlene Belleau, First Nations Liaison, BC Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation
  • Whitney Spearing, Project Lead, Williams Lake First Nation
  • Barbara Lavallee and Terry Clark, Cowessess First Nation Research Team
  • Andrew Martindale, University of British Columbia, National Advisory Committee

In French and English.

Please register to attend.

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