May 18, 2022

New Video: Learn About FEDLINK’s American Indian Library Initiative (AILI)

The following video was made available online today.

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Presentations on the American Indian Library Initiative (AILI) of FEDLINK, the Federal Library and Information Network. AILI identifies and establishes federal networks of value to American Indian libraries. These include preservation, digitization, cataloging, reference services, event and training opportunities on core information services and access to existing federal resources in legal and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) knowledge collections.

The program featured a panel of American Indian historians and cultural experts discussing federal and regional history and culture. The program concluded with a demonstration of the Indigenous Tribal Law Project, a free, online resource created to make tribal law more accessible and findable by providing comprehensive listings of tribes, tribal websites and online primary source materials.

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Connecting American Indian & Federal Libraries: Native American Research & Resources


Joseph Genetin-Pilawa is assistant professor of history at George Mason University and former Kluge Scholar at the Library of Congress.

Gabrielle Tayac is a member of the Piscataway Indian Nation and a historian at the National Museum of the American Indian.

Recorded at the Library of Congress (November 11, 2015)

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