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Ed Talk: The Columbia Basin Institute of Regional History – Connecting Communities and Building Bridges
May 25, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us on May 25th at 7 PM for another of our Ed Talks free lecture series, hosted by Erin Knutson and Derryll White from The Columbia Basin Institute of Regional History.
The lecture will consist of a PowerPoint presentation on the importance of the Institute’s work in preserving history through photos and archives, as well as taking care of artifacts which tell stories of previous generations.
Check out the commercial here! https://www.facebook.com/cranbrookhistorycentre/videos/321881070060268
Erin Knutson Bio
Hi, my name is Erin Knutson. I’m the executive director of the Columbia Basin Institute of Regional History; I’m from Calgary, Alberta, and have a background in communications and journalism. Accompanying me today is Derryll White, an anthropologist, historian, and founder of the Institute. Mr. White was a curator at Fort Steele for over three decades before creating the CBIRH. We specialize in preserving, digitizing, and making public historic images and documents of the Columbia Basin. Our organization has partnerships with nine historical institutions and school districts no. 5 and 6. In addition, we are looking to expand through unique interactive projects, including live and virtual exhibits. Our organization specializes in Multimedia Storytelling.