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Assistant Professor, Art & Art History Department
University of Colorado Boulder, CO, United States

Annette de Stecher received her doctorate from the Institute for Comparative Studies in Literature, Art and Culture at Carleton University in 2013. Her areas of expertise include historical Native North American visual arts, with a focus on eastern Woodlands and Inuit art, material culture research, museum and curatorial studies. 

Annette held a Research Fellowship at the Canadian Museum of Civilisation and has taught at Carleton, courses relating to historical and contemporary Indigenous representation. As Curator of Inuit Art at Carleton University Art Gallery, Annette curated the 2013 exhibition, The Past is Present: Memory and Continuity in the Tyler/Brooks Collection of Inuit Art.

Annette’s publications include “Souvenir Art, Collectable Craft, Cultural Heritage: The Wendat of Wendake Quebec,” in Craft and Community: the Material Culture of Place and Politics (February 2014), “Integrated Practices: Huron-Wendat Traditions of Diplomacy and Museology,” in Journal of Curatorial Studies (April 2014), and the forthcoming “Wendat Arts of Diplomacy: Negotiating Change in the Nineteenth Century” in Beyond Wendake (February 2015).