Key Stories Curatorial Assistant
Mi'kmawey Debert Cultural Centre
Trevor Gould is from the Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation, and is the Key Stories Curatorial Assistant for Mi’kmawey Debert Cultural Centre. He studied Canadian History at Dalhousie University, and was previously a band councillor for his home community of Paqtnkek. When he started at Mi’kmawey Debert, he was a photo archive assistant, scanning and researching information on a collection of old photos from Elder Elsie Charles Basque. Presently he helps five mainland communities with their Key Stories Projects, which are all unique stories that each community wants the world to learn about them and their history. He is an avid traditional singer and dancer, and has a huge interest in working as a director and emcee for local powwows. He currently lives in the Sipekne’katik First Nation with his partner Jennifer and their beautiful daughter.
Session description: In this learning session, Trevor Gould will teach us about the history and on-going legacy of centralization in Nova Scotia.