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Pre-Conference Workshop

Pre-conference Workshop: Indigeneity and Archives 

Date: May 8, 2019 

Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm

Location: Room TBA, Kente Building, Loyalist College, Belleville, Ontario



Participants will look at how to ensure policies and best practices comply with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. For example, records that attest to Indigenous knowledge may be held in archives without the context in which these records can be understood and remain living cultural expressions. Issues related to informed consent, cultural protection, copyright and subject headings will be surveyed.

Instructor's Biography: 

Camille Callison, member of the Tahltan Nation in Northern BC, is the Learning & Organizational Development Librarian and PhD student (Anthropology) at the University of Manitoba. Camille is Past Chair of the Indigenous Matters Committee, a Copyright Committee member, chaired the Truth and Reconciliation Committee and was on the founding board of the Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA-FCAB).  Camille is an Indigenous Partner on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Taskforce and a member of IFLA Indigenous Matters Section Standing Committee, National Film Board Indigenous Advisory Group and Canadian Commission for UNESCO Memory of the World Committee and Sector Commission on Culture, Communications & Information.

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