Annamarie Hatcher

Why Don’t Porcupines Live on Cape Breton Island?

Quillwork is an important cultural tradition among the Mi’kmaq on Cape Breton Island, but mysteriously, porcupines don’t live on Cape Breton.

Unraveling the Secrets of 18th-Century Knitted Hat in a Latrine

A well-preserved hat has allowed us to open a small window on life in the French colony of Louisbourg in the middle of the eighteenth century.