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Two Creekstone titles nominated for the Jeanne Clarke Award!

Shared Histories: Witsuwit-en-Settler Relations in Smithers, British Columbia, 1913-1973  and Song of the Earth: The Life of Alfred Joseph have been  nominated for a Jeanne Clarke Award by the Prince George Public Library Board.

The award is presented annually to individuals or groups for outstanding contributions in the preservation and promotion of local and regional history in the categories of publication and service. The awards reception will take place at the Central B.C. Railway & Forestry Museum on Sunday, February 23rd.

Past winners of the publication award include Aaron Williams for Chasing Smoke: A Wildfire Memoir, Jonathan Swainger for Aspiration: A History of the University of Northern British Columbia to 2015, and Helen Raptis with members of the Tsimshian Nation for What We Learned: Two Generations Reflect on Tsimshian Education and the Day Schools.

Past winners of the service award include Trelle Morrow, the Regional District of Fraser-Fort George, and the Select Committee on Prince George’s 100th Anniversary Celebration.

Jeanne Clarke was a founding member of the Prince George Public Library's Local History Committee, and played a key role in establishing the Prince George Public Library's local history collection.