Alaska Native Resources for Librarians – compiled by Valarie Kingsland. “A guide for librarians and library staff seeking to understand the indigenous people of Alaska in order to provide better services and programming for them.”
American Indian Resource Center – at Huntington Park Library in Los Angeles. “Established in 1979 to meet the informational, cultural and educational needs of Native Americans in Los Angeles County and to make information about them available to the larger community.”
American Indians in Children’s Literature Blog by AILA member Debbie Reese. “Established in 2006, American Indians in Children’s Literature (AICL) provides critical perspectives and analysis of indigenous peoples in children’s and young adult books, the school curriculum, popular culture, and society.”
American Native Press Archives – “… collecting and archiving the products of the Native press and materials related to Native press history, collecting and documenting the works of Native writers, and constructing bibliographic guides to Native writing and publishing.”
First Peoples’ Libraries Wiki – A collaborative resource that “highlights the work of libraries and library staff advocating for and developing more effective libraries and library services for the Indigenous Peoples of North America.”
If I Can Read, I Can Do Anything – A family literacy program led by AILA member Loriene Roy from 2008-2010 to assist the libraries serving Native American children in increasing reading skills while preserving Native identity.
A Native Bridge to Webjunction – “WebJunction is an online community of libraries and other agencies sharing knowledge and experience to provide the broadest public access to information technology. The mission of the Native bridge to WebJunction.org is to provide an interface to WebJunction content tailored for Native users.”
Native Health Database – “Contains bibliographic information and abstracts of health-related articles, reports, surveys, and other resource documents pertaining to the health and health care of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Canadian First Nations” from the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center.
New Mexico State Library’s Tribal Libraries Program “The New Mexico State Library’s Tribal Libraries Program (TLP) mission is to promote and support information access in tribal communities with emphasis on current technology and tribal library development.”
Oyate – “…a native organization working to see that our lives and histories are portrayed honestly, and so that all people will know our stories belong to us.” And an EXCELLENT source to order kids’ books.
Protocols for Native American Archival Materials – “These Protocols describe, from a Native American perspective, best practices for the culturally responsive care of American Indian archival collections held in non-tribal repositories.” From the First Archivists Circle.
Te Rōpū Whakahau – “an organisation which unites Maori librarians and information specialists in Aotearoa New Zealand.”
TLAM Project – Tribal Libraries, Archives, and Museums Project at UW-Madison SLIS, “an experimental project to bring indigenous information topics to LIS education through service-learning, networking, and resource sharing with Wisconsin’s tribal cultural institutions.”