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Séminaire de Sherbrooke wanted to promote Aboriginal things

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The auction of original pieces owned by the Sherbrooke Museum took place last week, a few days before the first National Day of Truth and Reconciliation.

Séminaire de Sherbrooke’s chairman, Étienne-Guy Caza, asserts that the $20,000 to 30,000 deriving from the sale of these items has nothing to do with the $10 million repair work. educational institution dollar Someone who has excellent financial health.

These things have more historical value than monetary value. The aim of the symposium was to promote and preserve these objects and to make them available to collectors or museums who could promote them. These things have not been shown on screen for over 25 years. They were in boxes, so not the optimal conditions for their reinforcement. When we were offered to sell it, we found it expedient to do so with a view to promoting it., pointed out by M.

Why didn’t we think of the offer? [les objets] to the indigenous communities before these collections are auctioned? We also ask ourselves the question. We thought we had a good practice by assigning them to the professionals we kept services from in 2018.

Quote from:Etienne Guy Casa, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Séminaire de Sherbrooke

learn a lesson

The latter ensures that the Séminaire de Sherbrooke draws a lesson from this whole affair. In this unfortunate event, we now have a helping hand among others with former students of the seminary and museums. We had important contacts with François Godbot, an alumnus of the seminary, who is trying to establish links with indigenous communities. We have ideasJudiciary says.

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Items not sold are in the process of being returned to the Séminaire de Sherbrooke. There were 180 lots of great fur trade value in the champagne auction catalog. Of the 180 pieces on display, 42 were from the Musée du Séminaire de Sherbrooke. Champagne auctions used the name Séminaire de Sherbrooke to increase sales and currently, that’s hurting us. People associate us with wanting to get fired when we don’t do it at all, confirms Etienne Guy Casa.

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