General News · 17th March 2019
Dear Friends of the Cortes Island Museum,
The Cortes Island Museum and Archives Society is holding its Annual General Meeting at 1:30 p.m., on Sunday, March 31, at Manson’s Hall.
Our speaker, Jodi Simkin, Director, Cultural Affairs and Heritage at Klahoose First Nation, will be discussing the work undertaken by Klahoose First Nation in the development of a systematic framework for the research, location, and repatriation of ancestral remains and related cultural patrimony.
A lifelong advocate of social justice issues, Jodi is also the Vice-President of the British Columbia Museums Association (BCMA), an appointed member of the BCMA Indigenous Advisory Committee, and of the Association on American Indian Affairs Repatriation Working Group. Jodi is a past presenter for the Federation of International Human Rights Museums (FIHRM) and of the Learned Society and is an inductee in the Golden Key International Honour Society.
If you have not already renewed your membership for 2019, please fill out the membership form included here as an attachment, or you can renew before the meeting when the doors open at 1 p.m.
Refreshments will be provided. Everyone welcome. Donations are appreciated.
We look forward to seeing you.
CIMAS President pro tem