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Web Presentation: Indigenous Collections: Care, Research & Representation

Lorén Spears, Executive Director of the Tomaquag Museum will present on how to best utilize your current collections of Indigenous books and archival materials in educating the public, guiding researchers, and exploring the representation of the Native community within libraries. She will also share strategies for evaluating books for accuracy, authenticity and Indigenous perspectives.

 
Attendance will be limited to 100, please register at: https://forms.gle/YaS8JbnXzX5NkciQ6.
Access details will be sent the week before.
 
Presenter Bio: Lorén M. Spears, Narragansett, Executive Director of Tomaquag Museum, holds a Master’s in Education and received a Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, from the University of Rhode Island for her dedicated work. She is an author, traditional artist and shares her cultural knowledge with the public through museum programs.

Monday, April 20 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Online; registration required

Event Type

Lecture

Co-Sponsors

Libraries, Multicultural Student Services Center

Hashtag

# IndigenousCollections webinar

Contact Person

Peter Larsen

Contact Email

plarsen@uri.edu

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