18 cm of graphic material. - 176 photographs : 142 b&w and 34 col.
Irene Elsie Louttit Barbeau was born December 19, 1943 to parents Stanley Peter John Louttit and Lydia Louttit. Irene was a student at Shingwauk Residential School in Sault Ste Marie from 1958 to 1961. While at Shingwauk Irene boarded at Shingwauk Hall for her first two years. In her third year she boarded at a private home. After graduating Irene worked for Indian Affairs at Churchill Plaza. In the fall of 1963 she moved to Moose Factory and began working with National Health and Welfare. In the 1980s Irene became involved with the St. John Divine Church in Nepean, where she worked as the Church Secretary and later as a Parish Administrator. From June 1986 to March 1990 Irene worked as an Entitlement Office for the Indian Registration and Ban Lists Directorate. Irene later worked on the Shingwauk Project.
Fonds comprises photographs compiled by Irene Louttit Barbeau. The fonds include family photographs, photos of staff and students at Shingwauk Residential School, and photos from the 1996 Shingwauk Reunion.
Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre