The Nicholas de Grandmaison

The University of Lethbridge Library in partnership with the Centre for Oral History and Tradition and the University Art Gallery  proudly announce the launch of the Nicolas de Grandmaison Oral History Project 

The resources found in this collection come from the expansive Nicholas de Grandmaison (1892–1978) archival collection that the artist’s children gifted to the University of Lethbridge in 1988. This oral history project contains interviews between de Grandmaison and the subjects of his indigenous peoples portraits, as well as interviews with de Grandmaison himself and his family.

The Nicholas de Grandmaison digitized collection is also available—the bulk of the collection consists of de Grandmaison’s paintings and drawings of First Nations peoples.

The Galt Museum & Archives

The Galt Museum & Archives is the COHT's main community partner. Galt Archivist Andrew Chernevych is a continuing member of COHT's founding executive. The Galt and COHT have partnered in lectures and workshops, including the inaugural two-day Community Oral History Workshop of November 2014. Visit the Galt Archives website to browse their many oral history collections.

Galt Museum Archives

The Coyote Flats Pioneer Village

The Coyote Flats Pioneer Village has been the COHT's most recent partnership, assisting with the start up in their Oral History Project. Coyote Flats is a fullscale historical that was developed over 40 years by volunteers of the Prairie Tractor and Engine Museum Society of Picture Butte and area. Fearing the loss of knowledge and memories related to the buildings and artifacts at Coyote Flats, the organization secured a grant from the federal New Horizons for Seniors Program to partner with Picture Butte High School (PBHS) for an oral history project. Visit the Coyote Flats website to learn more about them and their Oral History Project.

Coyote Flats Pioneer Village