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Developing a Community Needs Assessment and Strategic Plan/Collections Policy

In this presentation, Alana McGrattan, Tribal Libraries Program Coordinator at New Mexico State Library and Brian Leaf, Emerging Technologies Coordinator at the NNLM South Central Region and the state liaison to Louisiana and New Mexico, provide model templates developed by the New Mexico State Library and the National Library of Medicine aimed at helping tribal librarians to easily and effectively conduct community needs assessments that can be used to inform and develop strategic plans and guide collections policies. This session was part of the ATALM annual conference held in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico, on October 10-13, 2017.

Collections Care in Extreme Conditions

In this presentation, Frances Harrell, Preservation Specialist at the Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC), discusses alternative ways to care for collections, including choosing high quality enclosures, managing storage and use spaces, and combining environmental monitoring with appliances to manage extreme temperature and humidity. This session was part of the ATALM annual conference held in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico, on October 10-13, 2017.

The Nuts and Bolts of NAGPRA Grants

In this presentation, Sarah Glass, Notice and Grant Coordinator, National NAGPRA Program, discusses the nuts and bolts of successfully applying for and managing a NAGPRA grant. The presentation slides introduce the different categories of NAGPRA grants, including consultation/documentation grants and repatriation. This session was part of the ATALM annual conference held in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico, on October 10-13, 2017.

Innovative Applications of TV Whitespaces in Archives, Libraries, and Museums

In this presentation, Kristen Rebmann, Associate Professor at San Jose State University, School of Information and Jeff Garcie from the Alutiiq Museum and Archaeological Repository in Kodiak, Alaska, introduce the innovative applications of TV WhiteSpace (TVWS) technology, a valuable license-exempt radio spectrum located in the bands for traditional TV broadcast. The presentation slides cover how Tribal libraries and museums can implement this emerging technology to advance access/inclusion and to develop innovative events beyond library and museum walls. This session was part of the ATALM annual conference held in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico, on October 10-13, 2017.

Community Webs: Creating Community History Web Archives

In this presentation, Sylvie Rollason-Cass, Web Archivist at Archive-It, reviews the Internet Archive's new program called Community Webs. Funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), the program provides education, training, professional networking, and technical services to enable public libraries to fulfill their vital role as community oriented institutions.This session was part of the ATALM annual conference held in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico, on October 10-13, 2017.

Beyond Google: Facilitating Indigenous Information Stewardship

In this presentation, Maile Alau, Executive Director of Hawaii Maoli; Keikilani Meyer, MLISc, Project Coordinator of Hawaii Maoli; Kuuleilani Reyes, PhD, Kumu of Hawaii Maoli; and Rae-Anne Montague, PhD and Evaluator of Hawaii Maoli, share lessons learned from developing modules for immersion and charter schools in areas including information literacy, special collections, and archives to support curriculum and research on topics such as genealogy, and oral histories. The presentation slides show projects in which dynamic strategies and strong relationships create new pathways for indigenous youth engagement with libraries and repositories.This session was part of the ATALM annual conference held in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico, on October 10-13, 2017.

Native Artists and Scholars Bring Past to Present: Cataloguing from Home

In this presentation, Diana Folsom, Director of Digital Collections at the Gilcrease Museum of the University of Tulsa; Jeri Redcorn, Caddo ceramic artist at the Oklahoma City Metro Caddo Cultural Club; Ann Early, State Archeologist from the Arkansas Archeological Survey at University of Arkansas; and Holly Witchey, Adjunct Professor at Case Western Reserve University and John Hopkins University, discuss the processes, challenges and solutions of the IMLS-funded project: Native Artists and Scholars Bring Past to Present: Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives for Mississippian Culture Pottery. The presentation slides show how Native artists from three tribes and an archeologist worked from home to add tags, search terms and comments for collection items using the Distance Cataloguing Interface (DCI). The Caddo Native artist, Jeri Redcorn, is developing a new vocabulary, using this tool, to honor Caddo heritage. This session was part of the ATALM annual conference held in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico, on October 10-13, 2017.

Elevating Native Identities in the Historical Record

In this presentation, Jerry Simmons, External Agency Liaison to SNAC (Social Networks and Archival Context) at the National Archives and Record Administration; Jennifer O'Neal, Corrigan Solari University Historian and Archivist at University of Oregon; and Michael Pahn, Head Archivist at the National Museum of the American Indian highlight new ways in which information professionals are leading cooperative efforts to reveal and promote Native American’s identity and their social networks through enhanced access to original materials. Panelists discuss emerging standards and tools that aim to improve representation of Native people and communities in the historical record.This session was part of the ATALM annual conference held in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico, on October 10-13, 2017.

Current Trends in Repatriation

In this presentation, Sarah Glass, Notice and Grant Coordinator, National NAGPRA Program, discusses the current status of repatriation under NAGPRA through up to date statistics, potential regulatory changes, and emerging issues.This session was part of the ATALM annual conference held in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico, on October 10-13, 2017.

From the Ground Up: Establishing a Library and Archives

In this presentation, Alissa Cherry, Consultant / Research Manager, P'egp'ig'lha Council / Audrey & Harry Hawthorn Library & Archives at the Museum of Anthropology of the University of British Columbia and Morning Star Padilla, Graduate Student (MASLIS) / Student Assistant / P'egp'ig'lha Information Centre Project Assistant at UBC School of Archival, Library, and Information Studies and Audrey & Harry Hawthorn Library & Archives, Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia / P'egp'ig'lha Council, discuss the challenges, successes, and lessons learned by the P'egp'ig'lha Council of the T'it'q'et community within the St'át'imc Nation to establish a Centre in which to organize information resources in a centralized location to support governance decisions and community programs. This session was part of the ATALM annual conference held in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico, on October 10-13, 2017.