Book co-authored by Dr. Igloliorte wins 2023 Melva J. Dwyer Award
The book Qummut Qukiria! Art, Culture, and Sovereignty Across Inuit Nunaat and Sápmi: Mobilizing the Circumpolar North was presented with the 32nd annual Melva J. Dwyer Award by the Canada Chapter of the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA). The book was co-edited by Heather Igloliorte, Anna Hudson and Jan-Erik Lundström, and published in 2022 by Goose Lane Editions, Fredericton.
The Dwyer jurors selected Qummut Qukiria! out of 21 publications on art, architecture and museum studies from across Canada.
The Melva J. Dwyer Award was established in recognition of the contribution made to the field of art librarianship by Melva Dwyer, former head of the Fine Arts Library, University of British Columbia. It is given to the creators of exceptional reference or research tools relating to Canadian art and architecture.
The award is adjudicated by a jury of three Canadian art information professionals and administered by the Canadian Liaison to the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA).