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Sterling Prize recipient challenges racism and role of museums


Sdahl K’awaas (also known as Lucy Bell) is the recipient of Simon Fraser University’s 2021 Nora and Ted Sterling Prize in Support of Controversy for her bravery in calling out racism in the heritage field and advocating for change. She made headlines last year when she quit as the first head of the Indigenous Collections and Repatriation Department at the Royal British Columbia Museum.

Read more on the SFU website.