NEW! Oral Histories Video Interviews with Living Treasures of Battle River Country


Living Treasure Awards, Battle River.
Association for Life-wide Living (ALL) of Alberta Living Treasures awards are based on the UNESCO Living Human Treasure awards; click here for background information UNESCO Living Human Treasures

The first ten Battle River Living Treasure Awards were made at Culture, Creativity and Place I-2012 Conference (Red Deer Lake). Two additional awards were made in 2014 (Wetaskiwin), and two more awards were made in 2016 (Story’s Way, Camrose County).

The process for acepting and reviewing reward candidates in 2018 will be announced by December 2017.

ALL Board Members are grateful to Ms. Amy Lechelt (ALL Intern SCiP – Serving Communities Internship Program 2016) for her efforts to film and post the Oral Histories below. In due course, interviews with other of the Living Treasures will be posted.

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Oral Histories Project

Oral History interviews have been conducted with each of the fourteen holders of Living Treasure awards.

Video interviews for Marjorie Hanson (Viking) and Ida Bull (Maskwacis) are published and accessible by clicking on the links below to watch!

Marjorie Hanson, Viking.

Interview by Joanne Zinter (2016)

Filmed and edited by Amy Lechelt

Watch video: Marjorie Hanson, Living Treasure of Battle River Country

Ida Bull. Maskwacis.

Interview by Jane Ross, Trish Ryan, and Amy Lechelt (2016)

Filmed and edited by Amy Lechelt

Watch video:Elder Ida Bull, Living Treasure of Battle River Country Award