Louise Abbott

Louise Abbott
Region of Interest:
Eastern Townships

Rural vernacular architecture, in particular, historical barns and fences of the Eastern Townships and historical covered bridges of Quebec; the natural and human history of the Memphremagog region; and historical forced relocations of Inuit from Nunaaluk in southeastern James Bay and from Ennadai Lake in the interior of Nunavut.

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Louise Abbott is a writer, documentary photographer, and documentary filmmaker based in Ogden in the Eastern Townships. She is the author of seven books, including The Heart of the Farm, Eeyou Istchee: Land of the Cree, and Memphremagog: An Illustrated History (volumes 1 and 2). She has directed numerous documentary films, including Portrait of a Round Barn; Driving into the Past: A History of Covered Bridges in Quebec; The Islands of Lake Memphremagog: A Natural and Human History; Nunaaluk: A Forgotten Story; and The Ahiarmiut: Out-of-the-Way Dwellers. She is available to present her films or PowerPoint presentations online or (post-pandemic) in public screenings.