Dr. Victoria Castillo
Coordinator, Heritage and Culture Certificate & First Nations Governance and Public Administration
School of Liberal Arts
Whitehorse: Ayamdigut Campus
Historical archaeology; subarctic archaeology; Indigenous cultures of the Yukon; fur trade; contact period and colonialism; gender; material culture; agency; heritage and culture programming.
PhD (Anthropology), University of Alberta, 2012.
Fort Selkirk: Early Contact Period Interaction Between the Northern Tutchone and the Hudson's Bay Company in Yukon.
MA (Archaeology), Simon Fraser University, 2003. Ceramicists at the Convencion del 45 Neighbourhood: Contemporary Ecuadorian Artisans and Their Material Culture.
BA (Archaeology), Simon Fraser University, 1999
Victoria has been the coordinator for the Heritage and Culture Certificate Program since 2010. Prior to that, she worked as a culture resource management consultant throughout the Yukon. Before moving to the Yukon, Victoria taught anthropology at Grant MacEwan University in Edmonton. She has also participated in various archaeological programs in British Columbia and Ecuador.
Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship
Kennett Y. Spencer Memorial Scholarship
William E. Taylor Award, Canada Museum of Civilization
Northern Research Institute (NRI) Endowment Fund Grant
Castillo, Victoria Elena. 2012. Fort Selkirk: Early Contact Period Interaction Between the Northern Tutchone and the Hudson's Bay Company in Yukon. Hudē̜ hudā̈n Series, Occasional papers in Archaeology, no. 17. Yukon Government, Whitehorse.
Castillo, Victoria Elena. 2007. Fort Selkirk, Yukon: Early Contact Period Interaction
Between the Northern Tutchone and Hudson's Bay Company Fur Traders. Chacmool 2006 Conference Proceedings, Calgary University Press.
Chacmool Archaeology Conference: Decolonizing Archaeology: Archaeology and the Post-Colonial Critique. Calgary, Alberta. November 11-13, 2006.
9th North American Fur Trade Conference and 12th Rupert's Land Colloquium: The Fur Trade Before and After Lewis and Clark. University of Missouri, St. Louis, Missouri, USA. May 24-28, 2006.
Latin American Representations: Gender, Class, Colour, and Nation. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC. January 17-18, 2003.
Canadian Archaeological Association
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