The River of Memory project has four components: a traveling exhibit; a website; a DVD, Elders’ Stories: Survival on the Land; and a school program.

Susan Smith served as the exhibit curator, researching and writing the traveling exhibit and the web site. Brandee Schutz developed the school program for the web site. Genealogical research on Jean-Baptiste Boucher by Susan Smith.

Website design and construction by Eva Grandell of Studio Grandell and Arthur Soles of Arztudio.

Graphic design for the travelling exhibit by Liz Kennedy and cartography by Tom Foley of Speedpro Printers, Williams Lake.

Thank you to Janet Alec, Lashway Alec, William Cassam, Herbert Hance, George Lebrun, Peter Louis, Doreen Patrick and Hilda Sill who generously gave their time and expertise. Interviews conducted by Doreen Patrick and Susie Heffner. Transcription and translation from Dakelh by Doreen Patrick.

Videography and editing by Leif Grandell, DVD cover and label by Eva Grandell, both of Studio Grandell. Financial support for the oral history project provided by the College of New Caledonia.

Thank you to the Blackwater Paddlers, and to Doug Mooring for transportation during the filming of the commemorative paddle.

Elizabeth Hunter, Museum & Heritage Manager, Quesnel & District Museum & Archives served as project manager.


Quesnel & District Museum & Archives, 2008

Produced with the financial support of:

Friends of the Quesnel Museum