The AILA Newsletter is a biannual publication that contains information of professional interest to AILA’s members. Features include committee and member updates and events; interviews with indigenous authors; scholarly articles; and conference program details. The Newsletter is available electronically and in print; print copies are distributed only to members of AILA.
Please email George Gottschalk, AILA’s newsletter editor, with inquiries about the newsletter.
Newsletter Editorial Team:
Once a feature of the AILA Newsletter, we now publish reviews and critical analyses of indigenous peoples and their representation in children’s and young adult literature; works of fiction and non-fiction; scholarly literature; and other works of popular culture, including (but not limited to) documentaries and films on the AILA website at: Reviews.
Reviews are written by members and affiliates of AILA. If you are interested in writing a review or submitting a work to be reviewed by AILA, please contact George Gottschalk.
- Paulita Aguilar
- John Baken
- Naomi Caldwell, PhD
- April Farnham
- Hayley Johnson
- Ghada El Turk
Handouts and Small Publications
- AILA member and outgoing president (2004-2005) Kelly Webster has edited a volume of essays by other AILA members entitled Library Services to Indigenous Populations: Viewpoints and Resources. Available from ALA Editions.
- “I” is For Inclusion: The Portrayal of Native Americans in Books for Young People(pdf file) Program of the ALA/OLOS Subcommittee for Library Services to American Indian People. American Indian Library Association. Washington, D.C., June 23, 2007. Compiled by Naomi Caldwell, Gabriella Kaye, Lisa A. Mitten. Updated October 2007.
- “I” IS NOT FOR INDIAN” Selective Bibliography and Guide for the program, ““I” is Not for Indian: The Portrayal of Indians in Books for Young People”, by the ALA/OLOS Subcommittee for Library Services to American Indian People and American Indian Library Association, Atlanta, June 29, 1991. Compiled by Naomi Caldwell-Wood and Lisa A. Mitten.