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Indigenous Project Researcher

Prince Albert Historical Society, Prince Albert
Deadline: April 22, 2021 - May 15, 2021


Name: Michelle Taylor

Phone: 306-764-2992




May 15, 2021

About Us
The Prince Albert Historical Society operates the four museums in the City of Prince Albert, the Historical Museum, the John and Olive Diefenbaker Museum National Historic Site, the Rotary Museum of Police and Corrections, and the Evolution of Education Museum. These four museums, located in three areas of the city, represent the story of Prince Albert’s people in their own distinct theme.

Job Summary
The researcher is responsible for investigating and evaluating historical research material and translating beliefs and knowledge into museum content and programs.

Reporting to the Manager/Curator, the researcher will complete the necessary background research to develop museum display panels and multimedia programs relating to Indigenous people (with a specific focus on the Metis people) from pre-contact to 1905. The researcher will meet and discuss the project at regular intervals with the local Knowledge Keeper committee. In the final half of the term, the researcher will help to develop programs and activities for all ages to highlight the research that has been completed.
Travel may be required for the duration of the term.

The detailed job description outlining required skills and qualifications is available on our website

Type: 32 hours/week, May 31, 2021 – March 31, 2022
Wage: $20.00/hour. The Historical Society will cover mandatory costs.

Please email a cover letter, resume, references and an example of your work in pdf format to, Attn: Michelle Taylor.
Only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted.