Welcome Maëve, our 2020 summer host!
Greetings, my name is Maëve Leduc. I grew up in Victoria, BC and spent much of my childhood travelling to Vancouver and the Gulf Islands visiting family and enjoying beautiful coastal living. I am a graduate from the University of Victoria where I earned a BA in Anthropology and Gender Studies, and had the opportunity to attend an archaeological field school on San Cristobal of the Galapagos Islands. Most recently, I’ve been working remotely as a research transcriptionist for Kwusen Research & Media where I was able to deepen my understanding of the rich pre-colonial histories across Turtle Island and how history relates to and informs present-day relations.
My introduction to Cortes Island was through my grandpa Lindy, who I have fond memories of visiting over the years amongst his bustling flower gardens and jazzy piano jams. I am so excited to have the opportunity to work for the Cortes Island Museum & Archives over the summer on the traditional territories of the Klahoose, Tla’amin, and Homalco Nations.
The museum will open on July 1, 2020, Tuesday to Sunday (closed on Monday), from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (summer hours).