I am sincerely thankful for the generous support from Peter and Ana Lowens, which made this project possible. Heather Dean and the University of Victoria Special Collections team provided invaluable support for my work, for which I am grateful. I am also indebted to my incredible supervisors Dr. J. Matthew Huculak and Dr. Mary Elizabeth Leighton. Over the course of this project, librarians and professors from the University of Victoria facilitated illuminating workshops that supported this project: thank you all for your guidance. Finally, I am honoured to have worked alongside my “fellow Lowens fellows”.

This project was produced on the traditional territory of the lək̓ʷəŋən peoples. To learn more, I encourage readers to review the native land website, and to learn about indigenous history and current events through news resources such as CBC Indigenous.

About the Author

Madyson Huck is an English M.A. candidate at the University of Victoria and she holds B.A. degrees in Psychology and English from the University of Calgary. In addition to her work through the Peter and Ana Lowens Fellowship, Madyson was recently awarded a Canada Graduate Scholarship from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) to support her research.

Madyson can be contacted through LinkedIn or via email: madysonhuck[at] .


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