Curator of Ethnology and Head of Cultural Studies
Royal Alberta Museum

 

Susan Berry is the Curator of Ethnology and Head of Cultural Studies at the Royal Alberta Museum.  Since joining the Museum in 1994, she has co-curated the Museum's Gallery of Aboriginal Culture as well as several smaller exhibits, including Stories from the Southesk Collection: A 150-Year Journey. Her publications include “Recovered Identities: Four Métis Artists in 19th-century Rupert's Land”, in Recollecting: Lives of Aboriginal Women of the Canadian Northwest and Borderlands, eds. Sarah Carter and Patricia McCormack, and Aboriginal Cultures in Alberta: Five Hundred Generations (co-authored with Jack Brink). Susan’s research interests focus on material culture of the northwestern Plains and Subarctic and on interconnections among objects, biography, and social process.