The work of Noreen Kruzich

Author, First Nation/Metis Historical & Genealogical Researcher~
Documentaries,Museum Exhibits,Historical materials 
                            Fiction & Non-Fiction Writing Teacher

                     Researcher and Speaker


Noreen specializes in researching First Nation/Metis History and First Nation/Metis family tree lines

She has had extensive experience in both editorial and visual archival research.

Many of her freelance assignments have focused on these areas for magazine articles/bulletins, documentaries and for her current book, but she has also helped out many families in finding their native ancestral roots.

She has worked with these and other organizations/agencies and individuals:

Library & Archives Canada/Ottawa

Museum of Civilization/Hull

Algonquin Way Cultural Center/Pikwakanagan

Hudson's Bay Company

Champlain Society

Algonquin Provincial Park

Mattawa District Museum

Ralph Applebaum NYC

Museum of Human Rights - Winnipeg, Manitoba

Documentary - Treaty 9 - National Film Board "Trick or Treaty" director Alanis Obomsawin   *AWARDED BEST RESEARCH

Know History/Ottawa

Documentary - "Colonization Road" director actress Michelle St. John

Please contact at or via the "Contact" page on this website for further information, discussion and project fees.



      Noreen provides a one-hour presentation regarding the book, The Ancestors are Arranging Things (or) she can provide workshops in non-fiction writing/journalism or genealogy for First Nation and Metis roots. Presentations have been given to school groups, historical societies, genealogy groups, archaeology organizations and at public museums and cultural centres, as well as libraries, book stores and writing societies to name a few.   

Preference: an honorarium, travel expenses and overnight accomodations if need be.