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Aboriginal Health Collection

Alternate Title
University of Manitoba: Aboriginal Health Collection and Information Services
Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Libraries
University of Manitoba
Description
Library guide contains information, newsletters, statistics, reports, resources, links, journals, and databases on Aboriginal health.
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Aboriginal Research Resources

Web Sites » Organizations
Description
Portal "brings together inter-disciplinary sources and information relating to Indigenous Studies and Native-newcomer relations at the University of Saskatchewan". Contains links to library & archive holdings, other collections, scholarly output, etc.
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Alaska's Digital Archives

Web Sites » Organizations
Description
Website has links to thousands of primary resources materials including digital photographs, albums, oral histories, maps, documents and timeline.
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Alberta Digital Library Serves Red Crow College

Articles » General
Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, vol. 19, no. 3, Beyond Our Names: Uncovering Identity, Spring, 2008
Description
Focuses on the various functions of the Lois Hole Campus Alberta Digital Library and the benefits to the Red Crow Community College on the Blood Reserve.
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Australia Indigenous Knowledge and Libraries

Alternate Title
Australian Academic & Research Libraries ; vol. 36, no. 2, 2005
E-Books
Author/Creator
Dagmar Schmidmaier
Martin Nakata
Marcia Langton
Martin Nakata
Alex Byrne .. [et al.]
Description
Papers presented at a two-day colloquium, Libraries and Indigenous Knowledge, in December 2004, Sidney, Australia.
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Best Practices in Library Services For Aboriginal Peoples in Saskatchewan

Alternate Title
Libraries without Borders: Navigating towards Global Understanding
Library Services for Saskatchewan Aboriginal Peoples
World Library and Information Congress ; 74th, 2008
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Deborah Lee
Deirdre Crichton
Description
Discusses both public and academic library services, including in the virtual realm.
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Book Reviews

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Olive Patricia Dickason
Rae Ryan
John David Nichols
Barnett Richling
S. Nagata
A. Blair Stonechild
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 4, no. 1, 1984, pp. 165-177
Description
Book reviews of 6 books: As Long as the Sun Shines and Water Flows edited by Ian Getty and Antoine S. Lussier. Native Children and the Child Welfare System by Patrick Johnston. A Bibliography of Algonquian Syllabic Texts in Canada Repositories by John Murdoch. Heritage of the North American Indian People: Some Suggestions Emphasizing the Eastern Woodlands by Daniel H. Page and Victor M.P. da Rosa. Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 10 by W.C. Sturtevant and A.
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Bridging the Gap: The Need for First Nations Libraries

Articles » General
Author/Creator
James K. Bartleman
Feliciter, vol. 49, no. 5, [Information Resources for Aboriginal Peoples], 2003, pp. 248-249
Description
Discusses that more must be done to ensure First Nations peoples have access to library and information services.
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Building Library Communities: Skawenni:io Tsi Iewennahnotahkhwa

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Madeleine Lefebvre
Feliciter, vol. 49, no. 5, [Information Resources for Aboriginal Peoples], 2003, pp. 228-229
Description
Comments on creation of a community library in the territory of Kahnawake, due to a letter written by a thirteen year old student to her local paper.
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Canadian Inuit Newspapers and Periodicals: Past,

Present and Future

Alternate Title
Libraries without Borders: Navigating towards Global Understanding
World Library and Information Congress ; 74th, 2008
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Sharon Rankin
Description
Survey of publications (and their library holdings) by and about Canadian Inuit, over the last fifty years.
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Cheryl Metoyer-Duran: Taking the Dream to WHCLIS

Articles » General
Author/Creator
A. P.
American Libraries, vol. 10, no. 9, October 1979, p. 551
Description
Brief profile of the prominent American Indian librarian and delegate to the White House Conference on Libraries and Information Services.
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A Commitment to First Nations Data Governance: A Primer for Health Librarians

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Kevin Read
Gail McDonald
Brad Mackay
Eugene Barsky
Journal of the Canadian Health Libraries Association, vol. 35, no. 1, Special Issue on Aboriginal Health Information, April 2014, pp. 11-15
Description
Discusses the principles of Ownership, Control, Access, and Possession (OCAP) which define how information can and should be used by researchers, governments and corporations.
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Decolonizing Attribution: Traditions of Exclusion

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jane Anderson
Kimberly Christen
Journal of Radical Librarianship, vol. 5, June 3, 2019 , pp. 113-152
Description
Authors offer a decolonial critique of academic attribution practices arguing that they maintain the Euro-centric hierarchies of knowledge production. They argue for the decolonizing attribution by reevaluating the process through Indigenous lenses of kinship and connection to land.
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Decolonizing Description: First Steps to Cataloguing with Indigenous Syllabics

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Luc Fagnan
Pathfinder: A Canadian Journal for Information Science Students and Early Career Professionals, vol. 1, no. 1, Proceedings of the 2020 Forum for Information Professionals: There and Back Again: Resilience and Li, March 27, 2020
Description
Author examines some of the projects currently under way in libraries which respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) Calls to Action; discusses possible first steps for cataloguers to add Indigenous Syllabics to records for Cree and Inuit Materials.
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Digital Ethics and Reconciliation: Digital Ethics Report

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Karine St-Onge
Description
Report offers 26 recommendations for library staff and researchers seeking to decolonize their services in regards to collaborative research with Indigenous communities, the products of that research, and previously acquired archival materials. Multiple case studies included; majority are Canadian, but also includes cases from Australia, New Zealand, Latin America, and the United States.
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Digitising and Handling Indigenous Cultural Resources in

Libraries, Archives and Museums

Alternate Title
Communities and Memories: A Global Perspective: Memory of the World Conference
International Memory of the World Conference ; 3rd, 2008
Making the Intangible Tangible
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Alex Byrne
Description
Discusses the issues involved when institutions attempt to provide greater access to materials relating to Indigenous cultures.
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Digitizing Cherokee Culture: Libraries, Students, and the Reservation

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Timothy B. Powell
MELUS, vol. 30, no. 2, Pedagogy, Praxis, Politics, and Multiethnic Literatures, Summer, 2005, pp. [79]-98
Description
Uses the example of the University of Georgia's project to preserve, archive and interpret culture to illustrate opportunities and problems associated with using technology to provide access to historical materials.
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Disrupting Literature: Facilitating Indigenous Book Clubs

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Deniz Ozgan
Emily Kroeker
Pathfinder: A Canadian Journal for Information Science Students and Early Career Professionals, vol. 1, no. 1, Proceedings of the 2020 Forum for Information Professionals: There and Back Again: Resilience and Li, March 27, 2020
Description
Authors discuss subverting the historically mainstream and assimilative culture of book clubs through preparatory research and community collaboration in order to create a space for engaging with Indigenous literatures.
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A Drum Speaks: A Partnership to Create a Digital Archive Based on Traditional Ojibwe Systems of Knowledge

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Timothy B. Powell
RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts and Cultural Heritage, vol. 8, no. 2, September 21, 2007, pp. 167-180
Description
Describes a project named “Gi bugadin-a-maa goom (‘To Sanction, To Give Authority, To Bring to Life’)" undertaken by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology,and discusses questions which arise when digitization takes place.
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E Naʻauao Pū, E Noiʻi Pū, E Noelo Pū: Research Support for Hawaiian Studies

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Kawena Komeiji
Keahiahi Long
Shavonn Matsuda
Annemarie Paikai
Kapena Shim


Description
As part of the Ithaca S+R report When Research is Relational researchers at the University of Hawaiʻi interview 17 faculty members about their research and teaching practices. Report presents finding and suggestions for improving library services to faculty in the area of Hawaiian Studies.
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Examining the Research Practices of Indigenous Studies Scholars at Northwestern University

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Michael Perry
Gina Petersen
Scott Garton
Michelle Guittar
Description
As part of the Ithaca S+R report When Research is Relational researchers interviewed seven Indigenous Studies (IS) scholars at Northwestern University. Findings indicated that the Library and the University could improve supports for IS scholars in areas of: Interdisciplinary Studies, Making & Maintaining Connections, Collections and Archives and Data, Publishing and Sharing.
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First Nations and British Columbia Public Libraries

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Gene Joseph
Kim Lawson
Feliciter, vol. 49, no. 5, [Information Resources for Aboriginal Peoples], 2003, pp. 245-247
Description
Comments on the limited access First Nations people in British Columbia have to public library services due to administrative, cultural and social barriers.
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From Nunavut to Micronesia: Feedback and Description, Visual Repatriation and Online Photographs of Indigenous Peoples

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
David A. Smith
Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research, vol. 3, no. 1, 2008, pp. 1-9
Description
Discusses two different library web projects that make direct use of the Internet to improve descriptions of their photographic holdings, that relate to Indigenous peoples, in order to share the images with remote communities and the world.
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