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Major Publications

2021 (with Margaret M. Bruchac) Recovering Wampum in English Museums: the search for Metacom’s belts. Journal of Museum Ethnography vol.34, 113-126.

2020 Beverly Lemire, Laura Peers and Anne Whitelaw, eds., Object Lives and Global Histories in Northern North America. Montreal: McGill-Queens.

2020 (with Giovanna Vitelli) “Teaching Anthropology with Museum Collections.” Teaching Anthropology 9(1):74-81.

2019. “Decolonization as a Permanent Process: PRM Relations with the Haida Nation, 1998-2018.” Journal of Museum Ethnography, no. 32, Decolonizing the Museum in Practice: Papers from Annual Conference of the Museum Ethnographers Group Held at the Pitt Rivers Museum 12–13 April 2018, 46-62.

2019 “Museums and Source Communities: Reflections and implications.” In Matters of Belonging: ethnographic museums in a changing Europe, eds. Wayne Modest, Nicholas Thomas, Doris Prlić & Claudia Augustat. Leiden: Sidestone Press.

2017 "The Magic of Bureaucracy: Repatriation as Ceremony." Museum Worlds 5, 1, 9-21.

2016 “A token of remembrance: the gift of a Cree hood, Red River Settlement, 1844.” Pp.107-129 in John Long and Jennifer S.H. Brown, eds., Together We Survive: Ethnographic Intuitions, Friendships and Conversations. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press.

2015, with Alison K. Brown, “Our Ancestors Have Come to Visit”: Blackfoot Shirts in Museum Spaces. Athabasca University Press. *free pdf download at: 

2013 “Ceremonies of Renewal: Visits, Relationships and Healing in the Museum Space,” Museum Worlds 1(1):136-152.

2010 (with Carolyn Podruchny, co-editor). Gathering Places: Essays in Aboriginal and Fur Trade Histories. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press.

2009 “Material Culture, Identity, and Colonial Society in the Canadian Fur Trade”. In Maureen Goggin and Beth Fowkes Tobin, eds., Women and Things, 1750-1950: Gendered Material Strategies. Ashgate.

2007 Playing Ourselves: Native American and First Nations Interpreters at Historic Reconstructions. Maryland: AltaMira Press. 

2009 ‘Almost true’: Peter Rindisbacher’s early images of Rupert’s Land, 1821-26. Art History 32(3):516-544.

2006 (with Alison Brown and members of the Kainai Nation) “Pictures Bring Us Messages/Sinaakssiiksi Aohtsimaahpihkookiyaawa: Photographs and Histories from the Kainai Nation. University of Toronto Press.

2003 Strands which refuse to be braided: hair samples from Beatrice Blackwood’s collection at the Pitt Rivers Museum.” Journal of Material Culture  8(1):75-96.

2003 (coedited with Alison Brown) Museums and Source Communities: a Routledge Reader. Routledge.

1999. “Playing Ourselves: Native Peoples and Public History Sites.” The Public Historian, 21(4): 39-59.

1994 The Ojibwa in Western Canada, 1780-1870. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, Native History Series, and St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press.

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