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Welcome to the Hamilton-Halton twig of Editors Canada!

We gladly invite fellow editors and editing students from Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville, Milton, and surrounding communities to join us!

If you’re looking for a friendly and supportive group of professional peers, this is the group for you. As a chapter of Editors Canada, Editors Hamilton-Halton offers local members opportunities for professional development, networking, and socializing. Visit our website or like us on Facebook for events, information, and discussion.

Monthly Meetings

Featured guest speakers and workshops make each Editors Hamilton-Halton monthly meeting a great opportunity to learn and socialize. Doors open at 6:30 pm; program runs 7:00-8:45 pm. We look forward to seeing you!

Editors Hamilton-Halton normally meets in the Frank Rose room on the main floor of the Burlington Central Library, 2331 New Street, L7R 1J4.

***Please note that due to health guidelines regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be meeting online via Zoom for the foreseeable future.***

 

Upcoming Dates and Programs

November Meeting:

Editing Indigenous Content, with Kaitlin Littlechild

Thursday, November 18th
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM EST
Zoom meeting opens at 6:30 PM EST for socializing 

This meeting will be taking place online!
You can join us on Zoom by clicking here or by following this link: 
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/82519492370?pwd=Vm5tVlo3c3c1cHZYQ0NhK3lsVzRoUT09 

Meeting ID: 825 1949 2370
Passcode: 154506

This presentation will address how to edit Indigenous content and terminology in a careful, respectful, and historically conscious way. It will also touch on how to use and interpret Elements of Indigenous Style by Gregory Younging.
  
Kaitlin Littlechild is a freelance editor and writer and also works as a communications and marketing specialist for an environmental consulting firm. She frequently edits works written by Indigenous authors and works written about Indigenous Peoples. Kaitlin commonly edits (and occasionally writes) in the areas of business communication, health, public health, biology, environmental issues, and marketing.
 
As an Indigenous editor, Kaitlin provides culturally sensitive editing for Indigenous authors and non-Indigenous authors writing about Indigenous Peoples. She possesses an understanding of the need to accurately reflect Indigenous voices in a way that is truthful and respectful. She approaches these works with the appropriate lenses of cultural sensitivity and cultural knowledge, and with an understanding of their unique narrative style. By engaging with Indigenous writers and working collaboratively, Kaitlin ensures that the final product respects Indigenous cultural protocols and values.
 
Kaitlin Littlechild is a member of Sweetgrass First Nation in Saskatchewan and currently resides in Oromocto, New Brunswick.

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Are you an editing student and interested in becoming an Editors Canada student affiliate? Contact Robin at hamilton-halton@editors.ca or Becky Noelle at studentrelations@editors.ca for more information.